Seth Meyer, CFA

Portfolio Manager
Seth Meyer, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Seth Meyer is a Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors responsible for co-managing the High Yield, Global High Yield, Multi-Sector Credit and Short Duration High Yield strategies. He also has co-managed the fixed income portion of the Perkins Value Plus Income strategy since 2018. Seth was promoted to assistant portfolio manager supporting primarily the High Yield and Short Duration High Yield strategies in 2012. He joined Janus in 2004 as a product manager covering a variety of equity and fixed income strategies before becoming a credit analyst. Prior to Janus, he was a consultant relations manager at OppenheimerFunds.

Seth received his bachelor of science degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from the University of Colorado. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 21 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Energy: A Sector in Transition

Energy: A Sector in Transition

The energy sector as a whole has been the weakest-performing global high-yield sector. Our corporate credit team delves into the challenges facing high-yield energy issuers today.

Catching falling angels: finding opportunities in crossover credit

Catching falling angels: finding opportunities in crossover credit

​A growing segment of BBB rated securities are priced to fall into the high yield market. In our view, this trend could create opportunities for investors who are willing to look across both the ratings spectrum and credit sectors, say Portfolio Managers Seth Meyer and Brent Olson

The importance of being active: why passive exposure in high yield is not enough
Investment Team Perspectives

The importance of being active: why passive exposure in high yield is not enough

The US high yield market’s modest return in August obscured significant divergence of returns within the index. Portfolio Managers Seth Meyer and Brent Olson discuss why this dispersion demonstrates that opportunities exist in high yield, and why they believe active management is key to capitalising on those opportunities. The Bloomberg-Barclays US High Yield Index was

Learning from Argentina: The importance of balance in bond portfolios

Learning from Argentina: The importance of balance in bond portfolios

​The sudden rise of populist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández shook the Argentine markets and raised alarm bells among global bond investors. Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer discusses the lessons this volatility raises for bond investors, reminding them of the importance of trying to balance income and total return.

Volatility warrants caution in US high yield

Volatility warrants caution in US high yield

In a period of falling interest rates, yield is valuable, and high yield therefore remains an attractive asset class. However, with increased interest rate volatility and uncertainty around economic growth, Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer says a cautious approach and a focus on strong company fundamentals are warranted.

High yield bond: pushing boundaries

High yield bond: pushing boundaries

The dovish tilt to global monetary policy should be supportive of asset prices in the near term but portfolio managers Tom Ross and Seth Meyer observe that an extension of the credit cycle does not mean abandoning selectivity within high yield bonds. In 1968, in the Men’s 100 metre sprint, Jim Hines of the US