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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. He co-manages the US High Yield and Short Duration High Yield strategies. 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 24 years of financial industry experience.

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Finding Value in Each Other: Active Collaboration in Stock and Bond Analysis

Finding Value in Each Other: Active Collaboration in Stock and Bond Analysis

Assessing the benefits of active collaboration in stock and bond analysis.

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.