Seth Meyer, CFA

Portfolio Manager
Seth Meyer, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Seth Meyer is a Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors responsible for co-managing the High Yield, Global High Yield, Multi-Sector Credit, Short Duration, and Short Duration High Yield strategies. He also has co-managed the fixed income portion of the Perkins Value Plus Income strategy since 2018. Seth was promoted to assistant portfolio manager supporting primarily the High Yield and Short Duration High Yield strategies in 2012. He joined Janus in 2004 as a product manager covering a variety of equity and fixed income strategies before becoming a credit analyst. Prior to Janus, he was a consultant relations manager at OppenheimerFunds.

Seth received his bachelor of science degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from the University of Colorado. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 22 years of financial industry experience.

Seth Meyer is portefeuillebeheerder bij Janus Henderson Investors, verantwoordelijk voor het medebeheer van de High Yield-, Multi-Sector Income- en Short Duration High Yield-strategieën. Sinds 2018 is hij ook medebeheerder van het vastrentende waardengedeelte van de Perkins Value Plus Income-strategie. Hij werd in 2012 gepromoveerd tot assistentportefeuillebeheerder voor met name de High Yield- en Short Duration High Yield-strategieën. Seth trad in 2004 in dienst bij Janus als productmanager voor verschillende aandelen- en obligatiestrategieën en werd vervolgens kredietanalist. Voordat hij bij Janus in dienst kwam, was hij Consultant Relations Manager bij OppenheimerFunds.

Seth behaalde zijn Bachelor of Science in bedrijfskunde, met een focus op financiën, aan de Universiteit van Colorado. Hij is CFA-gecertificeerd en heeft 22 jaar ervaring in de financiële sector.

Seth Meyer est gérant de portefeuille chez Janus Henderson Investors, co-responsable de la gestion des stratégies High Yield, Global High Yield, Multi-Sector Credit, Short Duration et Short Duration High Yield. Il gère également la poche obligataire de la stratégie Perkins Value Plus Income depuis 2018. En 2012, il a été promu assistant gérant de portefeuille, en soutien principalement des stratégies High Yield et Short Duration High Yield. Il a rejoint Janus en 2004 en tant que responsable produit pour diverses stratégies actions et obligataires, avant de devenir analyste crédit. Avant de rejoindre Janus, il était responsable des relations avec les consultants chez OppenheimerFunds.

Seth a obtenu une licence en administration des entreprises, avec une spécialisation en finance, de l’Université du Colorado. Il est également titulaire de la qualification CFA et possède 22 années d’expérience dans le secteur financier.

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The case for high yield bonds

The case for high yield bonds

Using a combination of eight charts and tables, corporate credit portfolio managers Seth Meyer and Tom Ross consider some of the potential risks and opportunities within the high yield sector of fixed income.

Multi-Sector Income: do credit ratings obscure risk and deter opportunities?

Multi-Sector Income: do credit ratings obscure risk and deter opportunities?

In this video, Multi-Sector Income portfolio managers John Lloyd and Seth Meyer, discuss why credit ratings may not be an accurate reflection of risk and could obscure opportunities for active managers to capitalise on.

Search for stable income continues in 2020

Search for stable income continues in 2020

Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer discusses the importance of identifying stable sources of income in the year ahead.

Catching falling angels: finding opportunities in crossover credit

Catching falling angels: finding opportunities in crossover credit

​A growing segment of BBB rated securities are priced to fall into the high yield market. In our view, this trend could create opportunities for investors who are willing to look across both the ratings spectrum and credit sectors, say Portfolio Managers Seth Meyer and Brent Olson

The importance of being active: why passive exposure in high yield is not enough
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The importance of being active: why passive exposure in high yield is not enough

The US high yield market’s modest return in August obscured significant divergence of returns within the index. Portfolio Managers Seth Meyer and Brent Olson discuss why this dispersion demonstrates that opportunities exist in high yield, and why they believe active management is key to capitalising on those opportunities. The Bloomberg-Barclays US High Yield Index was

Learning from Argentina: The importance of balance in bond portfolios

Learning from Argentina: The importance of balance in bond portfolios

​The sudden rise of populist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández shook the Argentine markets and raised alarm bells among global bond investors. Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer discusses the lessons this volatility raises for bond investors, reminding them of the importance of trying to balance income and total return.

Learning from Argentina: The importance of balance in bond portfolios

Learning from Argentina: The importance of balance in bond portfolios

​The sudden rise of populist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández shook the Argentine markets and raised alarm bells among global bond investors. Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer discusses the lessons this volatility raises for bond investors, reminding them of the importance of trying to balance income and total return.

Volatility warrants caution in US high yield

Volatility warrants caution in US high yield

In a period of falling interest rates, yield is valuable, and high yield therefore remains an attractive asset class. However, with increased interest rate volatility and uncertainty around economic growth, Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer says a cautious approach and a focus on strong company fundamentals are warranted.

Volatility warrants caution in US high yield

In a period of falling interest rates, yield is valuable, and high yield therefore remains an attractive asset class. However, with increased interest rate volatility and uncertainty around economic growth, Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer says a cautious approach and a focus on strong company fundamentals are warranted.

High yield bond: pushing boundaries

High yield bond: pushing boundaries

​The dovish tilt to global monetary policy should be supportive of asset prices in the near term but portfolio managers Tom Ross and Seth Meyer observe that an extension of the credit cycle does not mean abandoning selectivity within high yield bonds.

High yield – navigating a slowdown

High yield – navigating a slowdown

Credit managers Tom Ross, Thomas Hanson and Seth Meyer contrast the current backdrop for high yield with previous tightening cycles, indicating that dispersion can be the friend of the active investor.