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Ben Lofthouse, CFA

Head of Global Equity Income | Portfolio Manager
Ben Lofthouse, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Ben Lofthouse is Head of Global Equity Income at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2018. Prior to this, Ben was a director and has been part of the Global Equity Income Team since joining Henderson in 2004. Additionally, he is a Portfolio Manager for the Global Equity Income and Global Dividend and Income Builder strategies and has managed a range of equity income mandates since 2008. Prior to Henderson, Ben worked as an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he started his career in 1998.

Ben graduated with a BA degree (Hons) in business economics from Exeter University. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (CA) and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has 25 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Global Equity Income in 2023: Steady dividend growth and attractive valuations
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Global Equity Income in 2023: Steady dividend growth and attractive valuations

A review of global equity markets in 2022 and the outlook for dividends in the year ahead.

Global Equity Income in 2023: Steady dividend growth and attractive valuations
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Global Equity Income in 2023: Steady dividend growth and attractive valuations

A review of global equity markets in 2022 and the outlook for dividends in the year ahead.

Why dividends matter now more than ever
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Why dividends matter now more than ever

As global equity markets continue to tumble, investors have been scrambling to insulate their portfolios from the looming recession. Here, we look at why Henderson International Income Trust (HINT) may offer an attractive proposition and how it can help investors navigate the choppy waters of elevated inflation and higher interest rates.

Companies will face 2023 from a position of strength
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Companies will face 2023 from a position of strength

Ben Lofthouse, Portfolio Manager of Henderson International Income Trust, discusses the latest results, the key drivers of performance, and the factors currently impacting global markets, including volatility in China and the ongoing war in Ukraine. Ben also highlights the importance of a globally diversified portfolio in a volatile market environment.

Future Trends in Investment Trusts

Future Trends in Investment Trusts

Ben Lofthouse, Portfolio Manager of Henderson International Income (HINT), discusses the impact of elevated inflation and higher interest rates on global equity markets, areas where he is finding attractive opportunities, the concentration of UK dividends, decarbonisation, and why HINT offers a compelling investment proposition to diversify income.

Beating inflation with covered dividend
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Beating inflation with covered dividend

Recently commissioned research from Edison highlights why investors need to consider Henderson International Income Trust (HINT).

Henderson International Income Trust plc
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Henderson International Income Trust plc

In this AGM Presentation, Ben Lofthouse, Portfolio Manager of Henderson International Income Trust plc, discusses performance over the last financial year, how he has been navigating a volatile market environment, and highlights how he has been positioning the fund for the future.

Henderson International Income Trust – 2022 Global Dividend Cover Report
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Henderson International Income Trust – 2022 Global Dividend Cover Report

This year’s edition of Henderson International Income Trust’s Global Dividend Cover Report shows how the world’s companies face tougher economic times, but they entered 2022 with their dividends better supported by profits, cash flow and balance sheets than they have been for more than 10 years.

Henderson International Income Trust – Q3 Commentary 2022
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Henderson International Income Trust – Q3 Commentary 2022

Ben Lofthouse, Portfolio Manager of Henderson International Income Trust, delivers an update on the Company, highlighting factors currently impacting global markets, the key drivers of performance, and recent portfolio activity.

Diversification: the solution against market volatility
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Diversification: the solution against market volatility

In this article, Ben Lofthouse, Portfolio Manager of Henderson International Income Trust, highlights why diversification is the key to navigating a volatile market environment.

We remain cautiously optimistic
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We remain cautiously optimistic

Ben Lofthouse, Portfolio Manager of Henderson International Income Trust, discusses the Trust’s performance over the quarter, highlighting key contributors to performance, portfolio positioning, and dividend trends playing out in the markets.

Global equities: a tale of two halves?
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Global equities: a tale of two halves?

Ben Lofthouse, Portfolio Manager of Henderson International Income Trust, talks about the Trust’s performance during the first half of the year, allocations towards tech and health care, and looks at what history teaches us about investing in a volatile market environment.