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Lara Castleton, CFA

U.S. Head of Portfolio Construction and Strategy

Lara Castleton is US Head of Portfolio Construction and Strategy (PCS) at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since 2023. In this role, she works to extend institutional and intermediary client engagement models to clients across the US. Lara joined the PCS team in 2019 as a portfolio strategist and was promoted to senior portfolio strategist in 2021. Lara joined the firm as a senior internal sales consultant for all Janus Henderson-related products and the Knowledge Labs® curriculum in 2016. Earlier in her career, she was an investment banking associate at Wells Fargo Securities and Piper Jaffray in Denver.

Lara received her bachelor of arts degree in mathematics from Boston College, graduating magna cum laude. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 11 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Global Perspectives: Navigating U.S. securitized markets in an uncertain rate environment
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Navigating U.S. securitized markets in an uncertain rate environment

How the current interest rate environment impacts the securitized market and why active management is key to identifying the best opportunities.

Global Perspectives: Market GPS investment outlook – Chain reactions
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Market GPS investment outlook – Chain reactions

Our experts discuss market expectations and portfolio implications for the year ahead.

Global Perspectives: Redefining growth potential in the technology sector
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Redefining growth potential in the technology sector

Assessing the impact of higher rates and a potential recession on the tech sector, as well as our outlook for AI and cloud computing.

Global Perspectives: Demystifying securitized fixed income
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Demystifying securitized fixed income

Dissecting the securitized subset of the fixed income market and where we see the strongest opportunities ahead.

Global Perspectives: Healthcare’s underappreciated opportunities
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Healthcare’s underappreciated opportunities

How innovation, secular tailwinds – even regulation – are driving growth in the sector.

Reports of the death of 60/40 have been greatly exaggerated
Timely & Topical

Reports of the death of 60/40 have been greatly exaggerated

Why is it too early to call time on classic “60/40″ and traditional balanced portfolios? 

Global Perspectives: Opportunities in equities, fixed income, and multi-asset investing
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Opportunities in equities, fixed income, and multi-asset investing

A discussion of current opportunities in equities and fixed income, and why we see a more attractive environment for multi-asset portfolios ahead.

Global Perspectives: Opportunities in fixed income as the Fed approaches its terminal rate
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: Opportunities in fixed income as the Fed approaches its terminal rate

Where we see value in U.S. fixed income and how we believe investors should position portfolios to take advantage of the opportunities available.

Public real estate: The window is still open
Timely & Topical

Public real estate: The window is still open

The Portfolio Construction and Strategy Team highlights the current opportunities within the public property sector.

Portfolio pivot? Balancing defense and offense
Features & Outlooks

Portfolio pivot? Balancing defense and offense

An economic downturn presents challenges for markets but could the risks already be priced in? Our Market GPS mid-year outlook PDF explores portfolio positioning considerations.