Navigating the fast-growing volatility managed sector

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Horizon by Embark CEO Thomas Rostron.
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Horizon by Embark CEO Thomas Rostron.

The volatility managed sector has been one of the fastest-growing segments in the UK and is set for further inflows, Thomas Rostron has said.

The Horizon by Embark chief executive (pictured) made the observation and prediction at a recent webinar, hosted by Professional Adviser, alongside fellow panellists Alex Lyle, head of managed funds at Columbia Threadneedle in EMEA, and Paul Hogg, senior business development manager at EV. The IA launched the Volatility Managed Sector in April 2017 as a response to a growing number of funds that were aiming to deliver outcomes based around volatility and risk. Rostron noted that assets in the sector had grown to some £50bn, despite launching only four years ago. "The great thing about...

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