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John Kerschner, CFA

Head of US Securitised Products | Portfolio Manager
John Kerschner, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

John Kerschner is Head of US Securitised Products at Janus Henderson Investors and a Portfolio Manager on the Multi-Sector Credit strategy and the Mortgage-Backed Securities and AAA CLO ETFs. John primarily focuses on mortgage-backed securities and other structured products. Prior to joining Janus in 2010, John was director of portfolio management at BBW Capital Advisors. Before that, he worked for Woodbourne Investment Management, where he was global head of credit investing. John began his career at Smith Breeden Associates as an assistant portfolio manager and was promoted several times over 12 years, becoming a principal, senior portfolio manager and director of the ABS-CDO group.

John received his bachelor of arts degree in biology from Yale University, graduating cum laude. He earned his MBA from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, where he was designated a Fuqua Scholar. John holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 31 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Tapering without the tantrum
Global Perspectives

Tapering without the tantrum

We believe the Fed learned its lesson from the 2013-2014 “taper tantrum,” and efforts to better communicate its intentions will result in lower volatility this time around.

Harvesting higher yields in today’s bond markets

Harvesting higher yields in today’s bond markets

John Kerschner and Seth Meyer discuss the opportunities available in bond markets, despite rising interest rates.

Risks and opportunities in Agency MBS
Investment Viewpoints

Risks and opportunities in Agency MBS

​A number of factors are set to influence agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) in 2019. John Kerschner, Head of US Securitized Products, discusses the market dynamics and the risks and opportunities on the horizon.