Time to reduce market risk? Think Alternatives.

Diversification when it matters.

The alternatives arena represents an exciting opportunity for investors seeking real diversification and distinctive performance drivers, spanning a wide range of innovative opportunities, from commodities, absolute return and explicit strategies designed to reduce the impact of volatility, to futures, structured products and more. Now is the time to Think Alternatives.

Time to reduce market risk? Think Alternatives.

Diversification when it matters.

The alternatives arena represents an exciting opportunity for investors seeking real diversification and distinctive performance drivers, spanning a wide range of innovative opportunities, from commodities, absolute return and explicit strategies designed to reduce the impact of volatility, to futures, structured products and more. Now is the time to Think Alternatives.

The case for Alternatives

For investors, alternatives may provide effective solutions to current asset allocation challenges offering potential for attractive income streams and exposure to many emerging areas of secular growth.

Core asset classes are expensive
Core asset classes are expensive

Core asset classes are expensive
Valuations for equities and bonds have been persistently high, driven by extraordinary monetary and fiscal policy. Estimates for future returns are now lower, with limited scope for liquid replacements.

Current market dynamics
Current market dynamics

Current market dynamics
The uncertainty around valuations, inflation and interest rates highlights the need for a multi-layered approach to portfolio construction.

Diversified performance drivers
Diversified performance drivers

Diversified performance drivers
Investors have long relied on the natural diversification of portfolios built around a core of equities and bonds. But could traditional asset allocation strategies fail to protect clients in future?

The game has changed
The game has changed

The game has changed
The range of listed alternative assets available to investors has grown enormously in recent years and market liquidity has significantly deepened.

The case for European equities

The case for Alternatives

Explore the full Case for Alternatives here.

Why Janus Henderson for Alternatives

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Pooled and bespoke outcome-orientated solutions

Alternatives capabilities across equity, fixed income, multi-asset, multi-strategy and real assets.

2

Experienced, innovative and globally active team

Based in the UK, US, Australia and Singapore, bringing together a cross-asset class combination of alpha generation, risk management and efficient beta replication strategies.

3

Flexible range of distinctive, skill-based strategies

Designed to aim to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns with low correlations to traditional asset classes, or hedge funds, offering investors real diversification in the drivers of performance.

4

Partners to
our clients

Our intellectual capital is readily available and central to our Knowledge Shared approach.

Marketing Communication. This website does not qualify as an investment recommendation. The value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the amount originally invested.

Why Janus Henderson for Alternatives

1

Pooled and bespoke outcome-orientated solutions

Alternatives capabilities across equity, fixed income, multi-asset, multi-strategy and real assets.

2

Experienced, innovative and globally active team

Based in the UK, US, Australia and Singapore, bringing together a cross-asset class combination of alpha generation, risk management and efficient beta replication strategies.

3

Flexible range of distinctive, skill-based strategies

Designed to aim to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns with low correlations to traditional asset classes, or hedge funds, offering investors real diversification in the drivers of performance.

4

Partners to our clients

Our intellectual capital is readily available and central to our Knowledge Shared approach.

Marketing Communication. This website does not qualify as an investment recommendation. The value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the amount originally invested.

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Alternatives offer a fundamentally different prospect than more traditional strategies built around equities or bonds – that difference is the biggest opportunity for the asset class.

– David Elms, Head of Alternatives

Overview

Funds in focus

Absolute Return

Equity long/short portfolio
Invests in liquid developed markets, using fundamental stock picking to combine core (long-term) and tactical (short-term) ideas

Tried and tested
Experienced team with time-tested approach through market cycles – 17-year strategy track record

Adaptable
Through active management of market exposure, seeks to provide positive returns in a variety of market conditions

Past performance does not predict future returns.

Ben Wallace
Ben Wallace
Portfolio Manager
Luke Newman
Luke Newman
Portfolio Manager

Global Equity Market Neutral
Global Multi-Strategy
Pan European Absolute Return

Insights

Read the latest articles from Janus Henderson’s specialists, highlighting their thoughts on how investors can use alternatives to help build a portfolio with truly diversified performance drivers.

The Road to Alternatives: Assessing the Role of Liquid Alternatives in Portfolios

We examine the opportunities within liquid alternatives, as a response to heightened market volatility and rising interest rates.

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One Down, Three to Go

Updated strategist predictions for 2022 and a look at the relationship between first quarter and rest of year returns.

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2022 – optimal conditions for a liquid alternative toolset?

How can a multi-strategy approach to using liquid alternatives help to improve diversification and complement traditional asset class allocations?

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Keep calm and (commodity) carry on

Volatility and noise in financial markets increased markedly in the first quarter of 2022. Can investors find a useful signal in commodity markets that can shed some light in a somewhat uncertain world?

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Past Event: Invested in Connecting Alternatives Forum

Thursday 24 March 2022

The start of 2022 has been marked by renewed uncertainty, as markets responded to a hawkish pivot on monetary policy from the US Federal Reserve. This has come at a time when changes in cross-asset correlations are posing questions that more traditional asset-allocation models may be ill-equipped to answer.

Heightened volatility, inflationary pressures and concerns over valuations have left many investors considering their options. This engaging event offers an opportunity for delegates to hear our specialists make the case for truly diversified alternative strategies as a potentially effective solution to current asset allocation challenges.

Get in contact with our team.

Important information

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