Ben Lofthouse is Head of Global Equity Income at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2018. Prior to this, Ben was a director and has been part of the Global Equity Income Team since joining Henderson in 2004. Additionally, he is a Portfolio Manager for the Global Equity Income and Global Dividend and Income Builder strategies and has managed a range of equity income mandates since 2008. Prior to Henderson, Ben worked as an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he started his career in 1998.
Ben graduated with a BA degree (Hons) in business economics from Exeter University. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (CA) and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has 23 years of financial industry experience.
In this video Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, provides an update on some of the dividend trends that his team are seeing within the world of equity income and what they are doing to react to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, believes that despite the difficulty in providing a short-term outlook due to the unprecedented nature of this tragic coronavirus pandemic, investors are likely to see long-term opportunities from current equity market yields and valuations.
Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income for Janus Henderson Investors, says stock valuations look reasonable heading into 2020, but that dividend investors should stay focused on companies with the potential to deliver strong free cash flow growth as the business cycle ages.
Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, provides his thoughts on the vote on Brexit by members of Parliament and the impact of the uncertainty that surrounds the UK’s future relationship with the European Union.