Nick Maroutsos

Head of Global Bonds | Portfolio Manager

Nick Maroutsos is Head of Global Bonds at Janus Henderson Investors. He is also a Portfolio Manager responsible for co-managing the Absolute Return Income, Absolute Return Income Plus, Global Multi-Sector Fixed Income and Global ex-UK Government Bond strategies. Additionally, Mr. Maroutsos is a founder and Managing Director of Kapstream Capital. Prior to forming Kapstream in 2006, he was with PIMCO from 1999 to 2005. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Maroutsos was vice president at PIMCO in Australia, where he worked with key clients and managed the development and launch of new strategies for the Australian market. From 2001 to 2003, he was a senior portfolio analyst on the global trading team managing the global fixed income portfolios and firm-wide global strategies. This entailed analyzing fixed income markets, the strategic implementation of all global portfolios, and portfolio construction. Mr. Maroutsos joined PIMCO’s Newport Beach, California, office in 1999. He is a sought-after expert on the global bond market and is a key speaker at industry forums and conferences. Mr. Maroutsos and his colleagues have received numerous industry accolades and recognition.

Mr. Maroutsos received a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of California – San Diego and an MBA from the University of California – Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management. He has 21 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

The Shape of Credit

The Shape of Credit

A look at factors shaping credit markets, from central bank support to potential resilience from financials.

Despite High Marks, Fed Still Has Issues to Resolve

Despite High Marks, Fed Still Has Issues to Resolve

Why we believe the Fed must place greater emphasis on channeling accommodative policy to the backbone of the real economy: households and small businesses.

Beyond the Nadir: What’s Next for Fixed Income

Beyond the Nadir: What’s Next for Fixed Income

Little more than two months after global markets dramatically sold off on worries over COVID-19, have fixed income markets returned to “normal”?

A negative fed funds rate: not yet willing – or needing – to go “there”

A negative fed funds rate: not yet willing – or needing – to go “there”

Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos states that even without negative interest rates, bond portfolios must work harder to achieve desired results.

Keep an Eye on the Real Economy

Keep an Eye on the Real Economy

Why financial markets should ultimately be focused on the outlook for households in consumption-driven economies like the U.S.

A Targeted Fiscal Response Cannot Erase All Risks
Quick Views Coronavirus

A Targeted Fiscal Response Cannot Erase All Risks

Nick Maroutsos explains that while last week’s relief bill targeted the right segments of the economy, rising solvency risk may merit additional action.

The Fed’s Third Emergency Meeting: We Will Buy in “Amounts Needed”
Quick Views Coronavirus

The Fed’s Third Emergency Meeting: We Will Buy in “Amounts Needed”

A discussion of the Federal Reserve’s latest efforts to ease financial conditions and why the outlook for financial markets now depends on fiscal policy.

Federal Reserve Forcefully Reenters Markets

Federal Reserve Forcefully Reenters Markets

Assessing the Fed’s recent efforts to ease financial conditions and why we believe uncertainty will continue to be a headwind for markets.

Coronavirus Uncertainty Likely to Force Fed’s Hand

Coronavirus Uncertainty Likely to Force Fed’s Hand

Nick Maroutsos explains why uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus and its economic impact will lead to perhaps two Fed rate cuts this year.

The Fed Remains Accommodative
Quick Views Interest Rates

The Fed Remains Accommodative

Nick Maroutsos discusses why he believes today’s Fed decision to leave rates unchanged should support the positive environment for stock and bond markets in 2020.

Staying Strategic in Global Fixed Income

Staying Strategic in Global Fixed Income

Nick Maroutsos and Adam Hetts discuss the role of global fixed income strategies in the face of recent market shifts.

Fed Decision Hits the Wrong Target
Quick Views Featured Interest Rates

Fed Decision Hits the Wrong Target

Nick Maroutsos explains why the Fed’s refusal to address structural flaws in short-term lending markets risks a repeat of September’s repo market volatility.