Nick Maroutsos

Co-Head of Global Bonds | Portfolio Manager
Nick Maroutsos | Janus Henderson Investors

Nick Maroutsos is Co-Head of Global Bonds at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2018. He is also a Portfolio Manager responsible for co-managing the Absolute Return Income and Absolute Return Income Plus strategies. Additionally, Nick is a founder and Managing Director of Kapstream Capital. Prior to forming Kapstream in 2006, he was with PIMCO from 1999 to 2005. From 2002 to 2005, Nick was vice president at PIMCO in Australia, where he worked with key clients and managed the development and launch of new strategies for the Australian market. From 2001 to 2003, he was a senior portfolio analyst on the global trading team managing the global fixed income portfolios and firm-wide global strategies. This entailed analysing fixed income markets, the strategic implementation of all global portfolios, and portfolio construction. Nick joined PIMCO’s Newport Beach, California, office in 1999. He is a sought-after expert on the global bond market and is a key speaker at industry forums and conferences. He and his colleagues have received numerous industry accolades and recognition.

Nick received a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of California – San Diego and an MBA from the University of California – Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management. He has 21 years of financial industry experience.

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Fed policy to cast a shadow over 2020

Fed policy to cast a shadow over 2020

Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos identifies the opportunities and risks he sees for fixed income investors in 2020 as the US Federal Reserve’s near-term policy path remains far from certain.

US Fed decision hits the wrong target
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US Fed decision hits the wrong target

While Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos agrees with the US Federal Reserve (Fed) holding benchmark rates steady, he is concerned that the risk to short-term lending markets will remain elevated until the central bank addresses issues in the market’s post-crisis infrastructure.

Keep your cash in play

Keep your cash in play

With the yields on short-dated investments very low or negative in Europe, managers of the Janus Henderson Absolute Return Income strategy explain how moving along the risk spectrum into an actively-managed, low volatility fixed income strategy could be a potential solution for investors seeking to make their defensive assets work harder over the medium term.

Generating returns in a low rate environment

Generating returns in a low rate environment

In this round-table discussion, Nick Maroutsos, Dan Siluk and Jason England, portfolio managers on the Absolute Return Income strategy, talk candidly about matters affecting markets and how these are influencing their investment decisions.

A hawkish rate cut

A hawkish rate cut

A pause after October’s rate cut in the US may make sense in the short term, but greater accommodation may be necessary over the long haul.

Investment roundtable: Views on the global economic outlook

Investment roundtable: Views on the global economic outlook

Our senior global bond portfolio managers respond to common investor questions on the global economic outlook.

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Fed leaves market with cliffhanger
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Fed leaves market with cliffhanger

​The US Federal Reserve lowered its benchmark rate at its September meeting, but is divided about whether further cuts will be needed this year. Co-Head of Global Bonds, Nick Maroutsos, says the stance creates uncertainty for investors and ignores structural challenges in the global economy.

Topical questions amid a more political economy

​In this short question and answer session Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, looks at the macroeconomic landscape and how it is shaping their investment decision-making within the Absolute Return Income strategies.

Quick view: Fed turns a page, cuts rates

Quick view: Fed turns a page, cuts rates

​Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, discusses the US Federal Reserve’s first rate cut in more than a decade and what it means for investors.

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Asian Credit: where returns may actually match risk

Asian Credit: where returns may actually match risk

Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, sets out some of the reasons why Asia ex-Japan debt offers a potentially attractive destination for globally-minded bond investors.

Fed serving up what the market is craving

Fed serving up what the market is craving

In this video update, Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Jason England explain why they believe the US Federal Reserve (Fed) was correct not to cut rates at their latest meeting on Wednesday 19 June, and discuss which factors may justify a move lower in July.

Credit where credit’s due

Credit where credit’s due

​Nick Maroutsos and Daniel Siluk, Portfolio Managers on the Absolute Return Income Strategy, discuss the recent negative sentiment in global credit markets and remind us that not all credit is the same; sometimes it pays to delve more deeply into the reasons behind a particular rating.