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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 19 years of financial industry experience.

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Trust TV Highlights with David Smith – opportunities for the income-seeking investor

Trust TV Highlights with David Smith – opportunities for the income-seeking investor

In this latest episode of Trust TV, David Smith – fund manager of the UK-focused Henderson High Income Trust, discusses how the trust is confronting the unprecedented challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Discussion with the Chairman: A focus on income

Discussion with the Chairman: A focus on income

David Smith, fund manager of Henderson High Income, and the Chairman of the Board discuss how the company has identified revenue generating stocks in the current environment.

Trust TV: Home and abroad – opportunities for the income-seeking investor

Trust TV: Home and abroad – opportunities for the income-seeking investor

Watch David Smith, fund manager of the UK-focused Henderson High Income Trust, and Mike Kerley, fund manager of the Henderson Far East Income Trust, as they discuss macro-economics, portfolio themes and their thoughts on wider issues their currently confronting in these challenging times.

Investing in green energy – a powerful addition to a portfolio

Investing in green energy – a powerful addition to a portfolio

David Smith, Fund Manager for Henderson High Income Trust, discusses why investors might do well to look at green infrastructure: i.e. renewable energy, energy efficiency and the ‘circular economy’.

Henderson High Income AGM

Henderson High Income AGM

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

Manager Update on Henderson High Income

Manager Update on Henderson High Income

David Smith, Fund Manager for Henderson High Income Trust, provides an update on portfolio activity in light of recent dividend cuts in the market.

How can investors find income in tough times?

How can investors find income in tough times?

David Smith, Fund Manager for Henderson High Income, delivers an update on the Trust and in particular the latest portfolio activity

A time to remain cautious but look for long-term opportunities

A time to remain cautious but look for long-term opportunities

David Smith, Fund Manager for Henderson High Income Trust, provides an update on portfolio activity and discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

How to protect your portfolio from disruption

How to protect your portfolio from disruption

David Smith, fund manager of Henderson High Income Trust, discusses the Trusts recent performance, having ended the year by outperforming the benchmark.

Trust TV: UK Income

Trust TV: UK Income

Catch up on the latest episode of Trust TV, featuring the portfolio managers of Henderson High Income Trust and The City of London Investment Trust.

How to build a sustainable income portfolio

How to build a sustainable income portfolio

Watch David Smith answer private investor’s questions live from the London Stock Exchange in the latest episode of Trust TV.

The Changing Face of Income

The Changing Face of Income

The profile of income markets has changed and evolved significantly over the past 30 years, keeping investors on their toes, explains David Smith, Fund Manager of Henderson High Income Trust.