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John Bennett

Director of European Equities | Portfolio Manager
John Bennett | Janus Henderson Investors

John Bennett is Director of European Equities at Janus Henderson Investors and Portfolio Manager on the Janus Henderson Continental European and Pan-European long-only and long/short strategies. John has held these roles since 2011 when his previous company, Gartmore, was acquired by Henderson. Prior to Gartmore, he served as fund manager at Global Asset Management for 17 years. During this time, he managed their flagship European long-only and European equity long/short hedge funds. Before this, he was a fund manager at Ivory & Sime.

John has 34 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Transitory for longer

Transitory for longer

John Bennet, Fund Manager for Henderson European Focus Trust, provides an update on the Trust’s recent performance – highlighting changes made to the portfolio and touches on the inflation conundrum.

Fund Manager June 2021 Commentary – Henderson European Focus Trust

Fund Manager June 2021 Commentary – Henderson European Focus Trust

John Bennett, Fund Manager for Henderson European Focus Trust, delivers his monthly commentary on the performance of the European market in June, his outlook for the region and highlights changes made to the portfolio.

Fund Manager May Commentary – Henderson European Focus Trust

Fund Manager May Commentary – Henderson European Focus Trust

John Bennett, Fund Manager for Henderson European Focus Trust, delivers his monthly commentary on the performance of the European market in May, his outlook for the region and highlights changes made to the portfolio.

Kepler Research – Henderson European Focus Trust Results Analysis

Kepler Research – Henderson European Focus Trust Results Analysis

This third-party results analysis provided by Kepler Partners focuses on the recently published interim results, for the six months to 31 March 2021.

Consumer revenge – the next stage of the recovery in Europe

Consumer revenge – the next stage of the recovery in Europe

Is pent-up consumer demand the key to unlocking value in Europe? In this article, John Bennett, Director of European Equities, considers some of the meaningful trends he believes could drive positive momentum in the region.

John Bennett: “What excites me about Europe”

John Bennett: “What excites me about Europe”

John Bennett, Fund Manager of Henderson European Focus Trust, discusses the Trusts recent performance and the recent activity within the Trusts portfolio; particularly focusing on how the Trust is positioned to benefit from a post-lockdown, consumer “V-shaped” recovery.

Henderson European Focus Trust – Fund Manager AGM presentation

Henderson European Focus Trust – Fund Manager AGM presentation

Watch John Bennett and Tom O’Hara, Co-Fund Managers of Henderson European Focus Trust, present on the Trusts’ performance over the last financial year and their outlook for the coming months.

Could the shift to value propel European equities in 2021?

Could the shift to value propel European equities in 2021?

John Bennett, Director of European Equities, shares his view on the outlook for European equities in 2021.

Is it time for the European Renaissance?

Is it time for the European Renaissance?

John Bennett, Director of European Equities, explains the potential turning point in markets that could propel European equities to compete with the long-running and seemingly invincible US bull market.

European equities: stick to the knitting

European equities: stick to the knitting

John Bennett, Co-Manager of Henderson European Focus Trust, discusses what he believes are the important factors to focus on in times of market turmoil and highlights the importance of ‘sticking to the knitting’.

European equities: uncharted waters

European equities: uncharted waters

John Bennett, Director of European Equities and Portfolio Manager of Henderson European Focus Trust, provides a ‘quick view’ update covering the recent market sell-off and portfolio positioning.

European equities: uncharted waters
Quick Views

European equities: uncharted waters

John Bennett, Director of European Equities, provides a ‘quick view’ update covering the recent market sell-off and portfolio positioning.