On 17 September, independent asset management firm First Eagle outlined the benefits that it believes gold and gold mining stocks can bring to an investment portfolio. Today, First Eagle discusses gold’s role in detail and assesses the current drivers for performance.
Portfolio Manager of the First Eagle Gold Fund
First Eagle Investment Management
Thomas joined First Eagle’s Global Value team in May 2014 as a research analyst covering precious metals and marine transportation. In March 2015 he was named an associate portfolio manager of the First Eagle Gold Fund, and in March 2016 he became a portfolio manager of this fund. Prior to joining the firm, Thomas spent six years as an associate analyst covering precious metals and mining in the Global Research Group of Fidelity Management & Research.
Thomas earned his MSc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science and his BSc in Economics and Finance from Athens University of Economics and Business.