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 20 years of financial industry experience.

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Restricted area – the encroaching politicisation of central banks

Restricted area – the encroaching politicisation of central banks

With central bank independence seeming to be under threat, Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds at Janus Henderson Investors, explains that the distinction between central banks and politics is not clear cut.

Maximising opportunities: the importance of correlation and diversification

Maximising opportunities: the importance of correlation and diversification

Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, considers the importance of understanding correlation in terms of achieving diversification.

Combatting bond market volatility with global diversification

Combatting bond market volatility with global diversification

​Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, explains why it is important to focus on quality bonds in periods of potential bond market volatility

Volatility… down but not out?

Volatility… down but not out?

The Global Bonds team at Janus Henderson reflects on the decline in volatility and how asymmetry in market pricing could present opportunities.

Quick view: Fed’s dovish stance
Quick Views

Quick view: Fed’s dovish stance

With the US economy potentially slowing, the Federal Reserve says it does not expect to raise rates in 2019. Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, explains what that could mean for investors.

Solid earnings growth tempers recessionary fears

Solid earnings growth tempers recessionary fears

George Maris, Co-Head of Equities, and Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, explain how hand wringing over the US yield curve may conceal positive signals from the corporate sector.

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The end of US rate hikes?

Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, argues why the US Federal Reserve has likely hit the pause button on future rate hikes.

Three key factors facing fixed income in 2019

Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, shares his views on fixed income markets, discussing factors such as US interest rates and liquidity in 2019, as well any changes to portfolio strategy in the coming year.

The politics of rising rates

The politics of rising rates

Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, looks at the factors that are driving the credit cycle. He also explains why he believes the US Federal Reserve will want to avoid moving interest rates into restrictive territory and the strategies that can be adopted when investing in a rising rate environment.

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BBB securities: a reach for yield with long-term repercussions?

BBB securities: a reach for yield with long-term repercussions?

As investors seek higher returns following a long period of very low rates, issuers are taking advantage by issuing longer-term debt for lower-rated securities, notably in the BBB sector. In this video, Portfolio Managers Nick Maroutsos, Dan Siluk and Jason England discuss the risks presented by a large influx of BBB-rated securities.

Going global for income generation

Going global for income generation

Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, explains why – despite the Federal Reserve’s history of dovishness – higher interest rates are likely to stay in the US. He suggests bond investors need to react accordingly, potentially looking globally for the most attractive risk-adjusted income opportunities.

Fixed Income Insight: Redefining core fixed income

Fixed Income Insight: Redefining core fixed income

In this Fixed Income Insight, Nick Maroutsos, Dan Siluk and Jason England explain the importance of redefining what core fixed income allocations may look like going forward.