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John Kerschner, CFA

Head of U.S. Securitized Products | Portfolio Manager
John Kerschner, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

John Kerschner is Head of U.S. Securitized Products at Janus Henderson Investors and a Portfolio Manager of the Multi-Sector Income strategy and Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF. In his role as Head of U.S. Securitized Products, Mr. Kerschner primarily focuses on mortgage-backed securities and other structured products. Prior to joining Janus in 2010, Mr. Kerschner was director of portfolio management at BBW Capital Advisors. Before that, he worked for Woodbourne Investment Management, where he was global head of credit investing. Mr. Kerschner began his career at Smith Breeden Associates as an assistant portfolio manager and was promoted several times over 12 years, becoming a principal, senior portfolio manager and director of the ABS-CDO group.

Mr. Kerschner received his bachelor of arts degree in biology from Yale University, graduating cum laude. He earned his MBA from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, where he was designated a Fuqua Scholar. Mr. Kerschner holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 31 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Uncovering Opportunities in Today’s Bond Market

Uncovering Opportunities in Today’s Bond Market

Where to find opportunities to harvest higher yields with lower sensitivity to rising interest rates.

Harvesting higher yields in today’s bond markets

Harvesting higher yields in today’s bond markets

John Kerschner and Seth Meyer discuss the opportunities available in bond markets, despite rising interest rates.

Fast Food Stays Healthy
Quick Views Coronavirus Credit

Fast Food Stays Healthy

Why the U.S. fast-food market is thriving despite the recession.

Building Bond Portfolios on a Strong Housing Market
Quick Views Coronavirus ETF

Building Bond Portfolios on a Strong Housing Market

The U.S. housing market is thriving despite the recession. Why is this happening, and what does it mean for bond investors?

Finding floating-rate opportunities in a low-yield world

Finding floating-rate opportunities in a low-yield world

The Securitized Products team discusses potential advantages of floating-rate products in a low-yield environment given their ability to act as a hedge against rising rates.

Investing for Income in a Low Interest Rate Environment

Investing for Income in a Low Interest Rate Environment

The portfolio management team of the Janus Henderson Value Plus Income Fund discuss how the unique portfolio construction of the Fund is designed to provide capital appreciation and current income while minimizing downside risk.

The long-term opportunity in structured securities

The long-term opportunity in structured securities

The Securitized Debt team discusses its positive long-term outlook for U.S. structured securities in higher-quality, seasoned and shorter-dated exposures.