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Lara Castleton, CFA

U.S. Head of Portfolio Construction and Strategy

Lara Castleton is US Head of Portfolio Construction and Strategy (PCS) at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since 2023. In this role, she works to extend institutional and intermediary client engagement models to clients across the US. Lara joined the PCS team in 2019 as a portfolio strategist and was promoted to senior portfolio strategist in 2021. Lara joined the firm as a senior internal sales consultant for all Janus Henderson-related products and the Knowledge Labs® curriculum in 2016. Earlier in her career, she was an investment banking associate at Wells Fargo Securities and Piper Jaffray in Denver.

Lara received her bachelor of arts degree in mathematics from Boston College, graduating magna cum laude. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 11 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Navigating new heights: Elevated yields unlock fixed income opportunities
Features & Outlooks

Navigating new heights: Elevated yields unlock fixed income opportunities

In their mid-year outlook, the PCS Team at Janus Henderson discusses how higher yields are creating positively skewed return opportunities for fixed income investors.

Global Perspectives: Tapping into a broad set of growth drivers in mid-caps
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Tapping into a broad set of growth drivers in mid-caps

While diverse growth opportunities exist in mid-cap stocks, we believe a selective approach with valuation discipline is warranted.

Global Perspectives: Navigating U.S. securitized markets in an uncertain rate environment
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Navigating U.S. securitized markets in an uncertain rate environment

How the current interest rate environment impacts the securitized market and why active management is key to identifying the best opportunities.

Why the 60/40 is still alive and how investors can benefit from a balanced fund in their portfolio
Timely & Topical

Why the 60/40 is still alive and how investors can benefit from a balanced fund in their portfolio

Three versatile use cases for balanced funds in investor portfolios.

Global Perspectives: Redefining growth potential in the technology sector
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Redefining growth potential in the technology sector

Assessing the impact of higher rates and a potential recession on the tech sector, as well as our outlook for AI and cloud computing.

Global Perspectives: Demystifying securitized fixed income
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Demystifying securitized fixed income

Dissecting the securitized subset of the fixed income market and where we see the strongest opportunities ahead.

Global Perspectives: Healthcare’s underappreciated opportunities
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Healthcare’s underappreciated opportunities

How innovation, secular tailwinds – even regulation – are driving growth in the sector.

Global Perspectives: Opportunities in fixed income as the Fed approaches its terminal rate
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Opportunities in fixed income as the Fed approaches its terminal rate

Where we see value in U.S. fixed income and how we believe investors should position portfolios to take advantage of the opportunities available.