Tom Ross, CFA

Portfolio Manager
Tom Ross, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Tom Ross is a Corporate Credit Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2006. He is responsible for co-managing the Global High Yield, European High Yield, and European Investment Grade strategies. Prior to portfolio management, he specialised in credit trading on Henderson’s centralised dealing desk. He joined Henderson in 2002.

Tom graduated with a BSc degree (Hons) in biology from Nottingham University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 18 years of financial industry experience.

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Avoiding a retest

Avoiding a retest

In this video Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager at Janus Henderson Investors explains why he believes the credit spread wides of March for high yield bonds are unlikely to be retested.

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.

Born in a crisis

Born in a crisis

The managers of the Janus Henderson Horizon Euro Corporate Bond Fund reflect on the current COVID-19 crisis and whether there are any parallels with the Global Financial Crisis and its aftermath for the European investment grade corporate bond market.

Same but different: high yield investing amid the crisis

Same but different: high yield investing amid the crisis

Speaking directly from home, Tom Ross, Credit Portfolio Manager, explains how in an unprecedented crisis they are remaining true to their process within high yield investing but recognise that some things need to be done differently.

High yield bonds: dealing with volatile markets

High yield bonds: dealing with volatile markets

Tom Ross, credit portfolio manager, comments on the crisis gripping markets and how the Corporate Credit team is responding in terms of positioning within the Global High Yield and Euro High Yield strategies.

Recent fallen angels — a spectre of BBB downgrades to come?
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Recent fallen angels — a spectre of BBB downgrades to come?

Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager, shares his views on fears of a surge in fallen angel bonds in 2020.

High yield: hunting in the crossover space

High yield: hunting in the crossover space

In this video, Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager, discusses the global high yield market, exploring the near term outlook, whether defaults might pick up and where they are seeing the best opportunities.

Should investors aim high in 2020?

Should investors aim high in 2020?

Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager, looks at the outlook for high yield bonds in 2020.

High yield: blurred lines in valuations create opportunities

High yield: blurred lines in valuations create opportunities

In this video update, Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager, looks at conditions in the high yield bond market, exploring how technical conditions, dispersion among credits and blurred lines in valuations are creating opportunities.

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.

Fascinated by income – Euro high yield bonds

Fascinated by income – Euro high yield bonds

As finding income in Europe becomes tougher, high yield bonds, which have historically generated attractive long term total returns, could become an interesting opportunity for investors. Tom Ross and Tim Winstone, Co Managers of the Euro High Yield strategy at Janus Henderson, explore this fascinating asset class.

An American flavour to European high yield
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An American flavour to European high yield

​Tom Ross and Tim Winstone, Corporate Credit Portfolio Managers, explore the reasons why US companies are borrowing through European bond markets and why this creates potential opportunities for investors.