Jacob Ellinge Nielsen is a Portfolio Manager on the Emerging Markets Debt Hard Currency (EMD HC) Team at Janus Henderson Investors. Prior to joining the firm in 2022, he was a co-lead portfolio manager on the EMD HC team at Danske Bank Asset Management from 2013. Before that, he was lead emerging markets debt hard and local currency portfolio manager at Sparinvest from 2008. Earlier, he was a fixed income portfolio manager, focusing on Danish mortgage bonds and EUR government bonds at The Danish Pension Funds for Engineers from 2006. Jacob began his career as an assistant analyst on the Danish mortgage and derivative research team at Nordea Markets in 2002.
Jacob holds an MSc degree in economics from the University of Copenhagen. He has 21 years of financial industry experience.
Emerging markets debt: a silver lining to the global slowdown?
Could a shift in the US hiking cycle spell a brighter outlook for hard currency emerging market debt? The Emerging Markets Debt Hard Currency team explores.
Emerging markets debt: Value trap or unfairly tarnished?
High energy and financing costs alongside dollar strength have brewed sovereign default concerns. We look beneath the surface of the asset class.
Case for emerging markets debt hard currency
Diversification and yield are potential benefits of hard currency debt. We explore others alongside the risks of the asset class.