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Thomas Kertsos

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.

Thomas Kertsos
Portfolio Manager of the First Eagle Gold Fund
First Eagle Investment Management

First Eagle on the outlook for gold

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.

Thomas Kertsos
Portfolio Manager of the First Eagle Gold Fund
First Eagle Investment Management

First Eagle Investment Management on gold’s contribution to an investment portfolio

First Eagle Investment Management is an independent firm with more than US$100 billion (bn) of assets under management and a heritage dating to 1864. Committed to prudent stewardship of clients’ assets, First Eagle believes that gold and gold-mining stocks can play a unique role as a potential hedge in investment portfolios. Thomas Kertsos, co-portfolio manager of the First Eagle Gold Fund, explains why in part one of a two-part interview; part two of this interview will be published 18 September.