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Alex Crooke

Co-Head of Equities – EMEA and Asia Pacific | Portfolio Manager
Alex Crooke | Janus Henderson Investors

Alex Crooke is Co-Head of Equities – EMEA and Asia Pacific at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2018. Alex is responsible for equities in the EMEA and APAC regions and is a Portfolio Manager for the Global Equity Income and Global Dividend and Income Builder strategies as well as a number of UK and Australian funds and investment trusts. In addition, he is a member of the Janus Henderson Executive Committee. Previously, he was head of Global Equity Income and Specialist Equities Teams from 2013. Alex was recruited by Henderson to co-manage the UK assets of an investment trust in 1994 as an associate director. He later became a fund manager responsible for a number of UK and global income-oriented equity products. Alex began his investment career with Equitable Life Assurance Society in 1990 as a US investment analyst.

Alex holds a BSc degree (Hons) in physics and astrophysics from Manchester University. He is an associate member of the Society of Investment Professionals (ASIP) and has 31 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Hold fast! Bankers remains balanced as the global economy gets back to its feet

Hold fast! Bankers remains balanced as the global economy gets back to its feet

Alex Crooke, Fund Manager for The Bankers Investment Trust, explains how the uneven rollout of Covid-19 vaccinations has affected certain regions, highlights the sectors benefiting from the re-opening trend, and explores the challenges posed by thematic investing.

Trust TV: The Bankers Investment Trust – Uncertain Times, Strong Performance

Trust TV: The Bankers Investment Trust – Uncertain Times, Strong Performance

Watch Alex in the Trust TV studio as he looks back on an extraordinary year for global markets and discusses the particular challenges he faced. Alex will also outline his views on the optimal global asset allocation, the outlook for dividends in 2021 and beyond, his approach to stock-picking, sector winners and losers post-COVID, and other themes relevant to the global equity investor.

Uncertain times, strong performance

Uncertain times, strong performance

Watch Alex Crooke, Fund Manager for The Bankers Investment Trust, in the Trust TV studio as he looks back on an extraordinary year for global markets and discusses the particular challenges he faced.

Trust TV: The Bankers Investment Trust

Trust TV: The Bankers Investment Trust

Watch Alex in the Trust TV studio as he looks back on an extraordinary year for global markets and discusses the particular challenges he faced.

The Bankers Investment Trust – Fund Manager AGM presentation

The Bankers Investment Trust – Fund Manager AGM presentation

Watch Alex Crooke, Fund Manager of The Bankers Investment Trust, present on the Trusts’ performance over the last financial year and his outlook for the coming months.

An optimistic outlook for global markets

An optimistic outlook for global markets

Alex Crooke, Fund Manager for The Bankers Investment Trust, discusses recent performance of the Trust and highlights which stocks in particular are driving this performance.

The case for investing in financials

The case for investing in financials

This article explains why The Bankers Investment Trust remains an enthusiastic advocate of the sector, and argues that financials should form a key element of any intelligently diversified portfolio.

Alex Crooke: Why investors should remain optimistic

Alex Crooke: Why investors should remain optimistic

Alex Crooke, Co-Head of Equities – EMEA & Asia Pacific and lead Fund Manager of The Bankers Investment Trust, shares his views on the performance of the portfolio over the last few months. Alex also discusses why he remains optimistic as he looks ahead towards a post-pandemic recovery.

The relentless power of dividends in driving total returns

The relentless power of dividends in driving total returns

Shares have a consistent track record of outperforming bonds and cash over the long term. They’re more likely to do so, and by a greater margin, when dividend income is reinvested. Read more.

Where is Alex Crooke finding positives?

Where is Alex Crooke finding positives?

Alex Crooke, Fund Manager for The Bankers Investment Trust, delivers an update to investors on how the Trust has fared in the first quarter of the year and his thoughts on wider economic and political developments.

The Bankers Investment Trust AGM

The Bankers Investment Trust AGM

Watch Fund Manager Akex Crooke present on how the Trust has performed over the last financial year and his outlook for the coming months.

Where are the best investment prospects in 2020?

Where are the best investment prospects in 2020?

Where in the world does The Bankers Investment Trust Fund Manager, Alex Crooke, see the greatest investment opportunities in 2020?