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Articles by Thomas Rostron, CEO, Horizon by Embark

Thomas Rostron, CEO, Horizon by Embark

Thomas is the CEO of Horizon by Embark, following Embark Group’s acquisition of Zurich’s Authorised Corporate Director (ACD) & Investment Management (Zurich Investment Services (UK) Limited) businesses on 1 May 2020. Thomas has more than 30 years’ experience in asset and wealth management, including positions as Head of Global Fund Distribution at Fortis Investments and Managing Director Investment Management with Barclays Wealth.

How an equities bias tempers inflation in the long term

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Horizon by Embark

Embark Adviser newsletter

When considering the long term, it pays to consider riskier asset classes. Following months of warnings, rumour and speculation, investors are keeping an eye out for signs of higher inflation.

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Embark Investments signs up to the United Nations PRI

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Horizon by Embark

Press Release

Embark Investments has announced that it has signed up to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), ratifying and committing to maintain and build on its existing ESG approach.

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Horizon by Embark cement reputation as leading risk-profiled, multi-asset fund range

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Horizon by Embark

Embark Group news, Press Release

Horizon by Embark has achieved a Defaqto 5 Diamond Risk Targeted Fund Family Rating for 2021. The five multi-asset fund range has achieved this rating for a third year in a row.

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Horizon by Embark’s Rostron: Long-term growth potential of the UK has weakened

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Horizon by Embark

General news, Press Release

The CEO of Horizon by Embark, a range of five multi-asset portfolios, has said there had been some asset allocation changes this year, including a reduction in exposure to both UK equities and property.

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Re-thinking the role of the ACD

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Horizon by Embark

Embark Adviser newsletter

With the authorised corporate director (ACD) back in the media spotlight again in relation to Woodford, now is a good time to explore how it's been one of the most overlooked components of asset management, with the fund management firm, individual fund managers and sometimes the asset allocator taking the limelight.

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The enduring importance of long-term horizons and diversification

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Horizon by Embark

Embark Adviser newsletter

Since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, the financial markets have seen extreme volatility. Markets suffered significant reverses in late February and March, with weeks of record-breaking falls interspersed with occasional days of near-record rises. Advisers will be seeking a framework to understand what has happened, the implications for investment strategies and how that relates to their advice for clients.

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