Alex Barr

Senior Portfolio Manager
Alex Barr | Janus Henderson Investors

Alex Barr is a Senior Portfolio Manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset Team at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since rejoining the firm in 2019. In this role, he manages the Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust plc. Previously, he was with Aberdeen Standard Investments from 2005, most recently as global head of private markets and real estate investment oversight and prior to that, head of private equity. Alex held various positions with Deutsche Asset Management from 1998, lastly serving as director, and was responsible for oversight and direction of UK multi-asset investment strategies. He was a US equities analyst with Henderson Global Investors from 1995. Alex began his career with Franklin Templeton in Edinburgh in 1993.

Alex holds an MA degree in accountancy and economics from the University of Aberdeen and has completed the Oxford Artificial Investment Programme at Oxford University, Said Business School. He holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and has 26 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Trust TV: Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Trust TV: Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

  Watch Alex Barr answer live audience questions in this episode of Trust TV, including his thoughts on private markets and narrowing the discount between the Trust’s share price and net asset value.

Trust TV: Global Investors

Trust TV: Global Investors

  In this episode, viewers challenged Alex Crooke, Fund Manager of Bankers Investment Trust; and Alex Barr, Fund Manager of Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust, on a number of topics, including the future of diesel, investing for growth and where in the world they see opportunities.   Glossary Bear market: A financial market in which the

Finding opportunities in intellectual property

Finding opportunities in intellectual property

Alex Barr, senior portfolio manager for Henderson Alternatives Strategies Trust, discusses where he and the team are finding opportunities within the global alternatives markets; in particular new opportunities in intellectual property. Alex also outlines the Trust’s portfolio breakdown and the teams’ strategy for narrowing the discount.

Fund Manager commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund Manager commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund Manager commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Master Investor podcast with Alex Barr

Master Investor podcast with Alex Barr

​Alex Barr, Fund Manager of Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust, explains how the Trust aims to provide access to markets not easily accessible for private investors and delves into the world of private equity, where he has forged a career as a professional investor.

An introduction to Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

An introduction to Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Lead Fund Manager Alex Barr introduces Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust, explaining the objective of the company and how the team works towards achieving this.

What Knowledge. Shared means for you

At Janus Henderson, we believe in the sharing of expert insight for better investment and business decisions. 

We call this ethos Knowledge. Shared

HGI_DNA_1
Attractive yields in alternative markets

Attractive yields in alternative markets

James de Bunsen and Pete Webster, Co-Fund Managers of Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust, explain how their position as multi-asset managers can benefit investors, particularly during periods of market uncertainty. They also describe the Trust’s performance over the last six months and why the team has chosen to reduce the number of holdings in the Trust’s portfolio, along with what can be expected for the remainder of the year.