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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, Short Duration High Yield and Global 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 25 years of financial industry experience.

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Articles Written

A Bird in the Hand: Are Yield Returns King Again?

A Bird in the Hand: Are Yield Returns King Again?

How high-yield fixed income can help to bring defensive characteristics to multi-asset portfolios in a rising rate environment.

Five questions fixed income investors are asking in 2022
Features & Outlooks

Five questions fixed income investors are asking in 2022

Our fixed income teams consider monetary policy-related conundrums and where, outside of policy, they see opportunities and risks for investors.

High Yield in a Rising Rate Environment

High Yield in a Rising Rate Environment

How factors affecting credit risk in high yield bonds might help balance upward pressure on interest rate risk.

High yield in a rising rate environment

High yield in a rising rate environment

Brent Olson and Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio managers on our Global High Yield platform, explore how factors affecting credit risk in high yield might help balance upward pressure on interest rate risk.