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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 23 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Trust TV: Henderson International Income Trust – 10 years of income seeking

Trust TV: Henderson International Income Trust – 10 years of income seeking

Ben Lofthouse, portfolio manager of Henderson International Income Trust, reflects on the opportunities and headwinds he’s experienced in looking to deliver an income-focused return over the past decade, and how the portfolio is positioned to take advantage of the prevailing market conditions over the next 12 months.

The unreliable are nobody’s friend

The unreliable are nobody’s friend

For portfolio managers and investors alike, the experiences of 2020 will prove difficult to erase from the memory. As we reflect upon the extraordinary – for once, the word is entirely apposite – developments of the year, one facet in particular leaps immediately to the forefront of our collective consciousness: dividends … or rather, their reliability.

Lessons from the Decade – Henderson International Income

Lessons from the Decade – Henderson International Income

10 years since the launch of Henderson International Income, Fund Manager Ben Lofthouse discusses the Trusts performance over what has been a turbulent decade – highlighting the benefits of regional and sectorial diversification, and income opportunities outside the UK.

Trust Radio Episode 4 – the pursuit of income

Trust Radio Episode 4 – the pursuit of income

This episode, Laura Thomas is joined by Ben Lofthouse and Nicholas Ware, to discuss their pursuit of income, by exploring promising sectors, consumer spending and economic cycles.

Well positioned going into 2021

Well positioned going into 2021

Ben Lofthouse, Fund Manager of Henderson International Income Trust, delivers an update on the Trusts recent performance, highlighting which regions and sectors have been driving this performance.

Henderson International Income Trust – Fund Manager AGM presentation

Henderson International Income Trust – Fund Manager AGM presentation

Watch Ben Lofthouse, Fund Manager of Henderson International Income Trust, present on the Trusts’ performance over the last financial year and his outlook for the coming months.

Reliability – the investment world’s most attractive attribute

Reliability – the investment world’s most attractive attribute

In a year of dividend cuts and suspensions, Ben Lofthouse, Fund Manager of Henderson International Income Trust (HINT), explains where he is finding income and what makes HINT a diversifier for UK income-driven investment

Analysing the outlook for global dividends

Analysing the outlook for global dividends

In this video Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, provides an update on some of the dividend trends that his team are seeing within the world of equity income and what they are doing to react to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diversification – the only free ride in investing

Diversification – the only free ride in investing

Risk is inherent in investing, but there are many ways to mitigate that risk, the key being diversification. How does Henderson International Income use diversification in their investment strategy?

Discussion with the Chairman: The role and objectives of the independent Board of Directors

Discussion with the Chairman: The role and objectives of the independent Board of Directors

Ben Lofthouse, Fund Manager of Henderson International Income Trust, discusses with Chairman, Simon Jeffreys, the role and objective of the Board of Directors and how an independent Board differentiates Investment Trusts from other vehicles.

Henderson International Income Trust plc – Global Dividend Cover Report 2020

Henderson International Income Trust plc – Global Dividend Cover Report 2020

The Global Dividend Cover Report keeps tabs on how dividend cover develops over time and highlights the importance of dividends based on profits and dividends analysis from the world’s largest 1,200 listed companies.

How to generate reliable income

How to generate reliable income

Ben Lofthouse, Fund Manager for Henderson International Income Trust, delivers an update to investors on how the portfolio has fared amidst recent market volatility