Horizon by Embark named Best Specialist Risk Targeted Fund / Fund Range

Horizon by Embark (Horizon) has today been named Best Specialist Risk Targeted Fund / Fund Range at the Investment Week Specialist Investment Awards 2020.

This award is recognition of the continued strength of Horizon's robust and unique three layered investment process bringing together the expertise of Embark Investments to provide governance, Evalue’s industry recognised risk modelling and the investment strength and expertise of Columbia Threadneedle Investments.

The Investment Week judges said about Horizon:

"it has an interesting asset allocation proposition with multiple solutions. Horizon has delivered strong performance across the range with positive contributions from both security selection and tactical asset allocation."

The win caps off an excellent year for Horizon, having continued to deliver strong performance and asset growth, as well as securing 5 crowns from FE fundinfo's Crown Fund Ratings for all five of its Horizon multi-asset funds, and been introduced into Square Mile’s Academy of Funds with a Recommended rating.

Fraser Blain, Chief Commercial Director, Horizon by Embark, commented:

"We are delighted to have received this leading industry award for the Horizon fund range which continues to deliver strong long-term performance, alongside continued alignment to the investors’ chosen risk profile. This award delivers independent recognition from industry experts underlining our combined ability to actively invest and adapt to changing market conditions, providing market leading investment solutions for retail investors.

The Investment Week Specialist Investment Awards recognise managers who are true specialists in their chosen field, highlighting boutique managers providing outstanding and unique propositions to clients.


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For further information, please contact:


Quintin Keanie

The Agency Partnership (Embark Media Relations)

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 07880 602902


About Embark Group

Embark Group is a full-scale UK retirement solutions provider, active in the areas of Investment Platform, SIPP, SSAS, Multi-Asset Funds, Fund Research and Employee Benefits Consulting. The Group trades under the brands Embark, Vested, Rowanmoor and The Adviser Centre. It also operates a wide portfolio of white label services for business such as RBS Coutts, Standard Life, Nutmeg, BestInvest, Charles Stanley, Moneyfarm and Wealthsimple. Businesses within the Embark Group have been established in the market for more than 40 years and have a long history of working closely with intermediary distribution partners and consumers of all levels of affluence.

The Group now has more than £35bn in assets under administration on behalf of c405,000 consumer clients, operating across nine UK locations (London, Bolton, Dundee, Edinburgh, Leeds, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Salisbury and Swindon).

Embark has been recognised as one of the most innovative Wealth Tech companies in 2019 and 2020.


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