About the Author

Tony Roth

Chief Investment Officer

Tony Roth is Chief Investment Officer for Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc, the investment advisory arm of M&T Bank Corporation. Tony plays a key role in developing and delivering investment services for our wealth, institutional, and brokerage clients. He provides strategic direction for the firm’s asset management investment activities including asset allocation, manager research, and portfolio construction. Tony leads the firm’s Investment Committee.

Tony joined Wilmington Trust in 2014 with extensive experience in wealth management and investment advisory. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust, Tony was Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Aquitaine Management in New York. Before that, he worked for UBS Wealth Management Americas as CIO, where he founded the Ultra High-Net-Worth Chief Investment Office. Earlier in his career, he was founder and co-head of the Advisory Services Division at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., served as director of the Family Wealth Group at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., and was a tax attorney at Cleary Gottlieb in New York.

Tony earned his law degree from Harvard Law School. He holds master’s degrees in French and international tax law from Université Panthéon Sorbonne, and graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a degree in philosophy.


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Weather’s Gone Wild: Carbon Emissions Just the Tip of the (Melting) Iceberg

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Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

June 22—Extreme heatwaves, devastating floods, and raging wildfires regularly compete for news headlines. How can we use these frightening and dangerous events as a catalyst for adapting to extreme weather patterns as we continue climate mitigation efforts? What imminent weather events are looming on the horizon and how should we be preparing now for the potential worst-case scenario? Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth sat down with Dr.

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Capital Perspectives June 2022

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Investment Management
Capital Perspectives

In June’s Capital Perspectives, “Battle of the Bulls vs. the Bears,” we spotlight the question with which investors are now grappling: Can the economy withstand the twin burdens of high inflation and tightening monetary policy to avoid a recession within the next 12–18 months? The answer is not so simple.We share our views on the likelihood of an economic soft landing, which depends on understanding whether inflation has peaked and how quickly it will decelerate.

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The EV Revolution

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Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

June 1—What’s driving the pedal-to-the-metal increasing popularity of electric vehicles—gas savings, ease of care, climate concerns, or are they just too cool to pass up? Senior Editor of InsideEVs.com and host of the YouTube channel State Of Charge, Tom Moloughney, joined Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth to engineer some straight answers to some complex issues, such as the genesis of electric vehicle innovation, whether U.S.

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The War in Ukraine—The Impact on U.S. Inflation

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Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

May 25— Just three months old, the Russia–Ukraine war has resulted in the deaths of thousands and the displacement of millions—in addition to worsening COVID-incepted supply-chain challenges and threatening global reserves of oil, gas, and wheat. Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth welcomed to the podcast Dr.

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