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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

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.

Master Investor Podcast with HEFT portfolio managers

Master Investor Podcast with HEFT portfolio managers

John Bennett and Tom O’Hara, Co-Managers of Henderson European Focus Trust, explain their thoughts on the continent’s equity market and point to Europe leading the world in one emerging sector.

European equities in 2020: staying selective
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European equities in 2020: staying selective

In this Q&A, European equity managers John Bennett and Marc Schartz discuss the year ahead and the key themes that they look for when choosing companies for their portfolios.

Henderson European Focus Trust AGM

Henderson European Focus Trust AGM

Watch John Bennett, Fund Manager of Henderson European Focus Trust, present on how the Trust has performed over the last financial year and his outlook for the coming months.

European stocks deliver against negative narrative

European stocks deliver against negative narrative

UK-based investors would have enjoyed a good decade had they ignored the negative commentary around European stock markets and bought some exposure to the continent, says John Bennett, Fund Manager of Henderson European Focus Trust.

Game on! Why investment trusts can challenge private equity

Game on! Why investment trusts can challenge private equity

Investment trusts can go toe-to-toe with private equity firms, says John Bennett, Fund Manager of Henderson European Focus Trust, owing to their unique access to “permanent capital”. John also explains why European equities might be poised to rally.