Aneet Chachra, CFA

Portfolio Manager, Diversified Alternatives
Aneet Chachra, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Aneet Chachra is a Portfolio Manager, Diversified Alternatives at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since joining Henderson in 2012. Prior to Henderson, Aneet was an equity analyst at Citigroup covering mid-cap oil and gas companies while assisting with coverage of large-cap names. Before Citigroup, he was a macro strategist at Outpost Investment Group, where he generated trade ideas, researched thematic issues, developed risk analytics, and published investment commentary. Aneet also built fixed income analytics across major global markets at JWM Partners. He began his career in 2000 at Morgan Stanley developing tools for interest rate derivative trading.

Aneet holds a BASc degree in engineering and a BA degree in economics from the University of Waterloo in Canada. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and the Investment Management Certificate. He has 19 years of financial industry experience.

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Solving a hard problem with a simple model

Solving a hard problem with a simple model

In this article, portfolio manager Aneet Chachra considers the potential benefits of a simple tactical allocation model based on trailing relative returns when looking at US vs emerging markets, and the importance of moving quickly when making investment decisions.

Global Perspectives

Solving a hard problem with a simple model

In this article, portfolio manager Aneet Chachra considers the benefits of a simple tactical allocation model based on trailing relative returns when looking at US vs emerging markets, and the importance of moving quickly when making investment decisions.

Selling volatility – is the juice still worth the squeeze?
Global Perspectives

Selling volatility – is the juice still worth the squeeze?

Are investors being sufficiently compensated for taking asymmetric risk? In this article, portfolio manager Aneet Chachra and David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, evaluate changing market conditions for equity volatility in the US and UK.

Global Perspectives

How do tech IPOs perform in their first year?

Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager within the Alternatives team, takes a quantitative look at US tech initial public offerings (IPOs) and how they have historically performed post-launch.

Equity moves, fund flows and fear
Global Perspectives

Equity moves, fund flows and fear

Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager within the Alternatives team, asks whether fund flows affect equity prices.

Global Perspectives

Money for nothing, right tails for free

Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager within the Diversified Alternatives team, looks at the disconnect between share valuations and option market pricing and what this might imply for European equities.

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The alternative view: Fast casual and artisanal alpha

​Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager within the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson, discusses unexpected parallels between the dining industry and investment management.

The alternative view – storing cash

The alternative view – storing cash

​Aneet Chachra and Steve Cain, Portfolio Managers within the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson, look at the maturity profiles on Treasuries compared with their ‘risk of loss’ history to reach conclusions about where value might lie within shorter maturities.

Kardashians and tails

Ten years ago the reality TV family – the Kardashians – came into our lives, just as the S&P 500 reached its pre-financial crisis peak. ​Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager in the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson, takes a look at fat-tail events and the potential value within the options market.

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Factor timing – You’re doing it wrong!
Mega Trends

Factor timing – You’re doing it wrong!

The quantitative finance world has recently been transfixed by its version of the East Coast/West Coast feud. But instead of Brooklyn versus Compton rappers, it’s their suburban cousins Greenwich versus Newport Beach arguing over factor timing.

Mega Trends

The Curse of the ETF Tourist

The growing popularity of investing in exchange traded funds (ETFs) is a key component of the active versus passive debate. Here, Aneet Chachra, fund manager, and David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, from Henderson’s Multi-Strategy Team, explain why investing in many ETFs is actually an ‘active’ call and explore how investors in these vehicles have typically fared.