Brent Olson

Portfolio Manager | Credit Analyst
Brent Olson | Janus Henderson Investors

Brent Olson is a Portfolio Manager and Credit Analyst at Janus Henderson Investors. Mr. Olson rejoined Janus Henderson in 2017. Prior to this, he was a lead portfolio manager at Scout Investments on a growth equity strategy that emphasized fixed income metrics and credit data points to select stocks. Before Scout, he oversaw high-yield and leveraged equity research as well as managed fixed income products at Three Peaks Capital Management from 2005 until 2013. From 2000 until 2004, Mr. Olson was an investment analyst at Invesco Funds Group. He started his financial career in 1997 as a credit analyst with Janus until 2000.

Mr. Olson received his bachelor of arts degree in anthropology from the University of Virginia. He earned his MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Colorado and has 22 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Catching Falling Angels: Finding Opportunities in Crossover Credit
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Catching Falling Angels: Finding Opportunities in Crossover Credit

A growing segment of BBB rated securities are priced to fall into the high-yield market, which could present opportunities for high-yield investors.

The Importance of Being Active: Why Passive Exposure in High Yield Is Not Enough
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The Importance of Being Active: Why Passive Exposure in High Yield Is Not Enough

The U.S. high-yield market’s relatively flat return last month obscured significant divergence of returns within the index, highlighting the value of active management.