Nick Childs, CFA

Portfolio Manager | Securitized Products Analyst
Nick Childs, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Nick Childs is a Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2018. He is responsible for managing the Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF, with a primary focus on valuing opportunities and managing exposure of  mortgage-backed securities (MBS). Additionally, he is a Securitized Products Analyst. Prior to joining Janus in 2017 as a securitized products analyst, he was a portfolio manager from 2012 to 2016 at Proprietary Capital, LLC, where he managed alternative fixed income strategies specializing in MBS, absolute return investing. His work with Proprietary Capital included managing all major U.S. interest rate and MBS risks, modeling borrower behavior and MBS deal structure, and advancing market-neutral hedging strategies. Before that, he was vice president at Barclays Capital in their capital markets division, where he focused on securitized products from 2007 until 2012. Prior to joining Barclays, he was vice president at Lehman Brothers. He began his career at State Street Global Advisors in 2003.

Mr. Childs received his bachelor of science degree in finance with a minor in economics from the University of Denver. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 16 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Low Yield Is Not No Yield: Opportunities in Structured Credit

Low Yield Is Not No Yield: Opportunities in Structured Credit

Our structured credit team highlights attractive aspects of the securitized market, including relatively short durations, high-quality credit ratings and attractive yields

As Bond Volatility Rises, Mortgage-Backed Securities May Provide Defensive Diversification
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As Bond Volatility Rises, Mortgage-Backed Securities May Provide Defensive Diversification

Portfolio Managers John Kerschner and Nick Childs discuss how MBS can provide diversification in volatile corporate and government bond markets.

Lower Rates Create Opportunities in Today’s Mortgage Market
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Lower Rates Create Opportunities in Today’s Mortgage Market

Low mortgage rates have sparked a refinancing wave that could create opportunities for investors in mortgage-backed securities.