Vontobel’s Rob Ford to join Stockholm Forum

Rob Ford, partner at TwentyFour Asset Management and portfolio manager ABS strategies at Vontobel Asset Management,is set to join the upcoming Fund Selector Forum Stockholm, taking place on the morning of 1 December at the Grand Hotel.

Ford will take on the mysteries of asset backed securities, providing his view on how this asset class can be best used to find investment opportunities.

As one of the founding partners of TwentyFour, a portfolio manager, and a member of the Investment Committee, Ford’s main responsibility is managing the firm’s asset backed securities (ABS) business, and a number of institutional mandates.

He has been trading ABS since their inception in the late 1980s, and as one of the market’s leading authorities on the sector he is also a pivotal member of a number of high level market initiatives and steering groups. Previously, he spent over 20 years at Barclays Capital (formerly BZW) in London as a fixed income trader covering a broad range of instruments, where he established and managed the floating rate credit trading unit and was a managing director and head of European ABS trading.

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Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 16 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments . From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope.

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