Darrell Watters

Head of US Fundamental Fixed Income | Portfolio Manager
Darrell Watters | Janus Henderson Investors

Darrell Watters is Head of US Fundamental Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2015. He is also a Portfolio Manager responsible for co-managing the Core Plus, Short Duration, Short Duration High Yield, Intermediate Fixed Income, US Corporate Credit, and Long Duration strategies. Additionally, Darrell co-manages the fixed income portion of the Balanced strategy. He has been supporting the firm’s fixed income platform since 1996, serving in portfolio management and research analyst roles. Prior to joining Janus as a municipal bond trader in 1993, he was a municipal bond trader with Piper Jaffray.

Darrell received his bachelor of science degree in economics from Colorado State University. He has 33 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Tug of war: slowing growth versus easing monetary policy

Tug of war: slowing growth versus easing monetary policy

The US Federal Reserve’s policy shifts have helped support markets in 2019. US Fixed Income managers, Darrell Watters, Mayur Saigal and Mike Keough, share their views on the likelihood, timing and scale of any rate cuts in the coming months.

Fed pivot slows advent of cycle’s end

Fed pivot slows advent of cycle’s end

US Fixed Income managers, Darrell Watters, Mayur Saigal and Mike Keough, discuss what the US Federal Reserve’s newly dovish stance means for markets.

Cracks in the Credit Cycle

Cracks in the Credit Cycle

Portfolio Managers Darrell Watters and Mike Keough identify signs that the credit cycle has turned and highlight what to watch in the year ahead.

US equities and bonds – Investing in a shifting landscape

US equities and bonds – Investing in a shifting landscape

Impressed by the resilience of the markets, portfolio manager Marc Pinto explains why he believes that investors should not be deterred by higher volatility, given the favourable backdrop for equities.

Meanwhile, Darrell Watters, Head of US Fundamental Fixed Income, expects a difficult environment for credit markets.

Essentials: a ‘balanced’ US equity and bond strategy

Essentials: a ‘balanced’ US equity and bond strategy

This video provides an introduction to the actively managed US equity and fixed income strategy run by equity specialists Maco Pinto and Jeremiah Buckley, and fixed income experts Darrell Watters and Mayul Saigal.