James de Bunsen, CFA

Portfolio Manager
James de Bunsen, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

James de Bunsen is a Portfolio Manager on Janus Henderson Investors’ UK-based Multi-Asset Team, a position he has held since joining Henderson in 2013. In this role, James focuses on alternative asset classes and strategies. Prior to Henderson, he worked for multi-asset boutique Armstrong Investment Managers (AIM) from 2010, where he helped run a number of multi-asset strategies targeting real returns above inflation within clearly defined risk budgets. Before that, he spent five years at Insight Investment as part of the same multi-asset team that launched the first retail multi-asset fund in the UK and later formed AIM. At both Insight and AIM, this team won several performance awards from FT Pension & Investment, HFM Europe, and BarclayHedge, among others. Earlier in his career, he spent several years working as a journalist and editor at a variety of business magazines.

James received a degree in ancient history and archaeology from the University of Manchester. He holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has 15 of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Fund manager August commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund manager August commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Alex Barr, Co-Fund Manager for Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust, delivers his monthly commentary on how the Trust performed in August, portfolio activity and his thoughts on wider economic and political developments.

Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust AGM

Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust AGM

Watch Co-Fund Manager Alex Barr, present on the performance of Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust performance over the last financial year as well as the progress made on the realisation of the trust.

Fund manager June commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund manager June commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Alex Barr, Fund Manager for Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust plc, delivers his monthly commentary on how the Trust performed in June, portfolio activity and his thoughts on wider economic and political developments.

Fund manager May commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund manager May commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Manager update – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund manager April commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund manager April commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund manager April commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund manager February commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust plc

Fund manager February commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust plc

Fund manager February commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust plc

Fund manager January commentary –Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust plc

Fund manager January commentary –Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust plc

Fund manager January commentary –Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust plc

Fund Manager December commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund Manager December commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund Manager December commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund Manager November commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund Manager November commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Fund Manager November commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust

Finding opportunities in intellectual property

Finding opportunities in intellectual property

Alex Barr, senior portfolio manager for Henderson Alternatives Strategies Trust, discusses where he and the team are finding opportunities within the global alternatives markets; in particular new opportunities in intellectual property. Alex also outlines the Trust’s portfolio breakdown and the teams’ strategy for narrowing the discount.

Fund manager October commentary – Henderson Alternatives Strategies Trust

Fund manager October commentary – Henderson Alternatives Strategies Trust

Fund manager October commentary – Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust