David Smith, CFA

Portfolio Manager
David Smith, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

David Smith is a Portfolio Manager on the Global Equity Income Team at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2008. David manages an investment trust and a number of UK equity institutional funds. He joined Henderson in 2002, initially working in operations and progressing to the UK Equities Team, and is now part of the Global Equity Income Team.

David graduated with a BSc degree (Hons) in chemistry from Bristol University. He holds the Investment Management Certificate and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has 17 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Focusing on resilience to preserve income

Focusing on resilience to preserve income

David Smith, Fund Manager of Henderson High Income Trust, discusses where he sees the best opportunities for income seeking investors in the UK equity market, and he outlines his recent portfolio activity. David also explains how the Trust invests in resilience companies with strong cash flows to ensure consistent income for shareholders.

Master Investor podcast with David Smith

Master Investor podcast with David Smith

​David Smith, Fund Manager of Henderson High Income, talks Brexit, the importance of dividend growth and value vs growth.

Strong markets and strong performance

Strong markets and strong performance

David Smith, Fund Manager for Henderson High Income Trust, reflects on how the Trust has performed over the first half of the year and how the Trust has benefitted from strong market conditions. David also highlights the latest portfolio activity, specifically how the Trust is positioning itself more defensively.

Having bond exposure in a world of uncertainty

​For an investor looking for income, the ability to invest in both equities and bonds can be beneficial, particularly in the current investment climate, says David Smith, Fund Manager of Henderson High Income Trust.

An introduction to Henderson High Income Trust

David Smith introduces the Trust, explaining its investment objective and how the team work towards acheiving this.