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Jenna Barnard, CFA

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income | Portfolio Manager

Jenna Barnard is Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since 2015. She manages and co-manages a range of strategic fixed income strategies and funds meeting different client needs globally. Jenna joined Henderson in 2002 as a credit analyst and was promoted to portfolio manager in 2004. Prior to this, she worked as an investment analyst with Orbitex Investments.

Jenna graduated with a first class BA degree (Hons) in politics, philosophy, and economics from Oxford University. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts, and is an Affiliate Member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals. She has 20 years of financial industry experience.

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Global Perspectives Podcast: No one’s listening to the bond markets
Global Perspectives

Global Perspectives Podcast: No one’s listening to the bond markets

Bond markets are once again sending a message on rates. Is anyone listening? Adam Hetts talks to John Pattullo and Jenna Barnard from the Strategic Fixed Income team.

Henderson Diversified Income Trust – Fund Manager 2021 AGM presentation

Henderson Diversified Income Trust – Fund Manager 2021 AGM presentation

John Pattullo, Fund Manager and Nicholas Ware, Portfolio Manager, of the Henderson Diversified Income Trust, present their AGM shareholder presentation. This presentation covers the Trust’s performance over the last financial year, the managers macro view and the portfolio’s positioning.

Reflation train — arriving on time

Reflation train — arriving on time

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, Co-Fund Managers of Henderson Diversified Income Trust, dissect the reflation narrative, sharing interesting views that go somewhat against consensus.

Reflation train — arriving on time

Reflation train — arriving on time

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, co-heads of Strategic Fixed Income, dissect the reflation narrative, sharing interesting views that go somewhat against consensus.

Global Perspectives Podcast – Reflation: Is this the real thing or just fantasy?
Global Perspectives

Global Perspectives Podcast – Reflation: Is this the real thing or just fantasy?

A lively discussion that goes against consensus, seeking to unearth the truth about what is really happening in the economy and the potential impact on bond markets.

Doing what we do best – sensible and sustainable income

Doing what we do best – sensible and sustainable income

Nicholas Ware, Portfolio Manager, discusses the specific stocks behind Henderson Diversified Income Trusts strong performance and highlights the markets where he and the team are finding the best opportunities for the Trust.

Credit light cuts through the income darkness

Credit light cuts through the income darkness

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo explain how credit markets navigated COVID with relative ease and why corporate bonds remain in the sweet spot for 2021.

Global Perspectives Podcast: are we in a sweet spot for credit investing?
Global Perspectives

Global Perspectives Podcast: are we in a sweet spot for credit investing?

A far reaching fixed income discussion on credit market resilience, liquidity versus solvency risks, recovery prospects and the dilemma for central banks in 2021.

Is there a solvency crisis looming in credit markets?

Is there a solvency crisis looming in credit markets?

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, and Nick Ware, Portfolio Manager, counter the bear argument that credit is set to face a solvency crisis by explaining that liquidity is solvency.

Strategic Fixed Income: the predictable Japanification of US corporates

Strategic Fixed Income: the predictable Japanification of US corporates

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, discusses how the suppression of volatility in interest rates by major central banks has spread the Japanification phenomenon to the US.

Henderson Diversified Income Trust Fund Manager presentation

Henderson Diversified Income Trust Fund Manager presentation

Watch Co-Fund Managers Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo present on Henderson Diversified Income Trusts’ performance over the last financial year and their outlook for the coming months.

Global Perspectives Podcast: Strategic Fixed Income Thinking
Global Perspectives

Global Perspectives Podcast: Strategic Fixed Income Thinking

In the first in the series, Adam Hetts talks to Co-Heads of Strategic Fixed Income Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo. In a candid conversation, the trio cover global credit, inflationary threats, the impact of COVID, fool’s yield and false summits, among other topics.