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Elissa Johnson

Portfolio Manager
Elissa Johnson | Janus Henderson Investors

Elissa Johnson is a Loans Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors. She has been investing in the European leveraged loan market for more than 15 years, covering senior and subordinated, bilateral, club and syndicated loans. Before coming to Henderson in 2009, she was a principal with Apollo Management International LLP responsible for helping to build the European credit business from 2007. Before this, she worked for Citadel from 2004 to 2007 and earlier at PIMCO and Merrill Lynch, where she was a top-ranked analyst for three consecutive years.

Ms. Johnson received an MA in economics from St. John’s College, Cambridge. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (FCISI Dip) and has 27 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

European loans: as varied as Bertie Bott’s every flavour beans

European loans: as varied as Bertie Bott’s every flavour beans

Elissa Johnson and Tim Elliot, secured loans specialists within the Secured Credit Team, highlight how European loans can provide the opportunity to invest in an asset class offering a wide range of risk adjusted returns.

Secured loans update: all loans are not equal

Secured loans update: all loans are not equal

Elissa Johnson, Portfolio Manager and secured loans specialist within the Secured Credit Team, provides a brief analysis of the current state of US and European loan markets, finding that they signal different outlooks.

Secured loans update: to default, or not to default, that is the question

Secured loans update: to default, or not to default, that is the question

Elissa Johnson, Portfolio Manager and secured loans specialist within the Secured Credit Team, discusses the probability of corporate defaults in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis and whether the risks are priced in.