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Tom Ross, CFA

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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 19 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

China’s economic rebalancing casts a cloud on property

China’s economic rebalancing casts a cloud on property

Fixed income portfolio managers Jennifer James and Tom Ross consider how efforts to rebalance the economy in China are having far-reaching implications.

The turn: high yield on the road to deleveraging

The turn: high yield on the road to deleveraging

Tom Ross, within the Global Corporate Credit Team, looks at whether the trajectory of credit fundamentals supports the strength in high yield bond markets.

Choice growth: potential opportunities from high yield expansion

Choice growth: potential opportunities from high yield expansion

Tom Ross and Seth Meyer, corporate credit portfolio managers, explain why the rise in the size of the high yield bond market is to be welcomed.

Valuing the improving credit quality in high yield

Valuing the improving credit quality in high yield

Several of our global high yield experts assess the value that rising credit quality could have on high yield spreads.

Exploiting the two-way traffic in high yield

Exploiting the two-way traffic in high yield

Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager, takes a drive in the auto sector to demonstrate how both upgrades and downgrades can be a source of returns.

High yield bonds: the grind tighter in 2021

High yield bonds: the grind tighter in 2021

Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager, discusses the high yield bond outlook where an improving economy should help tighten credit spreads but may spark concerns about monetary tightening.

Conditions in the high yield market

Conditions in the high yield market

Tom Ross, corporate credit manager, discusses conditions in the high yield market, including the default outlook, the importance of monetary and fiscal stimulus and whether high yield can tolerate inflation.

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.