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Seth Meyer, CFA

Portfolio Manager
Seth Meyer, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Seth Meyer is a Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors responsible for co-managing the High Yield, Global High Yield, Multi-Sector Credit, Short Duration and Short Duration High Yield strategies. He also has co-managed the fixed income portion of the Perkins Value Plus Income strategy since 2018. Mr. Meyer was promoted to assistant portfolio manager supporting primarily the High Yield and Short Duration High Yield strategies in 2012. He joined Janus in 2004 as a product manager covering a variety of equity and fixed income strategies before becoming a credit analyst. Prior to Janus, he was a consultant relations manager at OppenheimerFunds.

Mr. Meyer received his bachelor of science degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from the University of Colorado. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 22 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Will the hump in defaults be a hill or a mountain?

Will the hump in defaults be a hill or a mountain?

Seth Meyer, Corporate Credit Portfolio Manager, and Esther Watt, Client Portfolio Manager, explore the default outlook for high yield bonds and the risks and opportunities this presents.

Is High-Yield Risk as Asymmetric as It Looks?
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Is High-Yield Risk as Asymmetric as It Looks?

Examining the history of high-yield spreads to determine whether tight spreads suggest increased risk of weak future performance.

Do Credit Ratings Obscure Risk and Deter Opportunities?
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Do Credit Ratings Obscure Risk and Deter Opportunities?

Portfolio Managers John Lloyd and Seth Meyer discuss why credit ratings may not be an accurate reflection of risk.

Market GPS: Search for Stable Income Continues in 2020

Market GPS: Search for Stable Income Continues in 2020

Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer discusses the importance of identifying stable sources of income in the year ahead.

Energy: A Sector in Transition

Energy: A Sector in Transition

The energy sector as a whole has been the weakest-performing global high-yield sector. Our corporate credit team delves into the challenges facing high-yield energy issuers today.

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.

Learning from Argentina: The Importance of Balance in Bond Portfolios
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Learning from Argentina: The Importance of Balance in Bond Portfolios

The swift collapse in Argentina’s financial markets is a blunt reminder to consider how fixed income portfolios are invested and with what risk.