John Pattullo

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income | Portfolio Manager
John Pattullo | Janus Henderson Investors

John Pattullo is Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors. He manages and co-manages a range of strategic fixed income strategies and funds meeting different client needs globally. John joined Henderson in 1997 as a trainee manager in corporate bonds and was head of the Strategic Fixed Income Team from 2009 until 2015 when he became Co-Head with Jenna Barnard. Prior to Henderson, he spent four years as a chartered accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

John has an MA (Hons) in economics from the University of St Andrews. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (CA) and an associate member of the Society of Investment Professionals (ASIP). He has 27 years of financial industry experience.

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Credit spreads — from reassuringly expensive to scary cheap, and now: just cheap?

Credit spreads — from reassuringly expensive to scary cheap, and now: just cheap?

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, believes that over the last month corporate bond spreads have gone from scary cheap to just ‘kind of cheap’ now. As the dust settles in the markets, he remains optimistic that there are opportunities to be had going forwards.

Strategic Fixed Income view: disruption simply exaggerating existing structural trends

Strategic Fixed Income view: disruption simply exaggerating existing structural trends

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, provides a brief update on the team’s current thoughts on the markets and the opportunities they see going forward, while explaining the reasons for their optimism.

Corporate bonds: from reassuringly expensive to scary cheap?

Corporate bonds: from reassuringly expensive to scary cheap?

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, shares how the Strategic Fixed Income Team continue to carry out their day to day jobs successfully, albeit from home, remaining focused on their client outcomes.

Strategic Fixed Income outlook 2020 — no reflation without a soft dollar

Strategic Fixed Income outlook 2020 — no reflation without a soft dollar

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, Co-Heads of Strategic Fixed Income, share their thoughts on bond markets in the coming year; where they see risks and opportunities and where they look for clues.

The perceived lunacy of negative yields

The perceived lunacy of negative yields

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explores the phenomenon of negative-yielding bonds; how they came about, why anyone might buy them and whether they are here to stay.

Podcast: the evolution of strategic fixed income investing

Podcast: the evolution of strategic fixed income investing

John Pattullo, Co Head of Strategic Fixed Income, in conversation Richard Philbin, CIO of Wellian Investment Solutions

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Do you remember the Great Financial Crisis?
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Do you remember the Great Financial Crisis?

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains how after the failure of QE to generate any sustainable growth or inflation the dial has turned to various forms of fiscal policy. But as he argues, a successful formula has to combine fiscal and monetary policies with structural reform.

Inflation: is that it?

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, discusses the range of factors, which in his opinion, indicate that current inflation is much more cyclical than structural.

Macro signals — early signs often come from the ground

Macro signals — early signs often come from the ground

John Pattullo, Co‑Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains how the team arrive at a decision to include a particular bond in their portfolios.

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Strategic Fixed Income: visible signs of a late-cycle world

Strategic Fixed Income: visible signs of a late-cycle world

A concoction of elements all point to the fact that the global economy is now definitively in the late-cycle stage, while narrative fallacies flourish in the markets.

The Amazonisation effect and bonds
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The Amazonisation effect and bonds

In this webcast, John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, will share his thoughts on digital disruption, with Amazon as the leading example of how this new structural force can erode margins, put established businesses at risk and send deflationary waves across the economies. Bond fund managers need to rethink their strategies carefully to profit from this trend.

Strategic Fixed Income: end of the cycle… are we there yet?

Strategic Fixed Income: end of the cycle… are we there yet?

With the markets finally coming round to the idea of the late-cycle stage in the economies, John Pattullo and Jenna Barnard, Co-Heads of Strategic Fixed Income, share their thoughts on the subject, expanding on the risks and opportunities arising from this theme in 2019.