Tom Ross, CFA
Tom Ross is Global Head of High Yield at Janus Henderson Investors, a role he has held since 2022. In this role, Tom is responsible for leading investment strategy and portfolio management of the firm’s high yield franchise. He has been a Portfolio Manager since 2006 and is responsible for co-managing the US, Global, and European High Yield strategies, as well as the Euro Investment Grade Credit strategy since 2022, 2015, 2015 and 2015, respectively. Prior to portfolio management, he specialised in credit trading on Henderson’s centralised dealing desk. He joined Henderson in 2002.
Tom graduated with a BSc degree (Hons) in biology from Nottingham University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 21 years of financial industry experience.
High yield bonds: 2023 is a year for core strength
Tom Ross explains that while high yield bond investors may need some inner strength to get past peak fear, 2023 may prove manageable if the economic downturn is shallow.
High yield bonds: five factors behind current spread levels
Credit spreads have widened but with recession fears in the air what are the factors currently keeping them in check?
The case for high yield bonds
What are high yield bonds and why should investors consider them?
Companies are repaying debts on a global scale
Global corporate net debt fell by 0.2% on a constant-currency basis in 2021 to 2022 to $8.15 trillion.
Credit’s response as the policy brakes tighten
As central banks seek to put the brakes on higher inflation, how is this affecting credit markets?
High yield bonds: The useful side of supply constraints
Low supply is providing a supportive technical environment for high yield bonds, helping to counter some of the inflation and growth concerns.
Global Perspectives Podcast: The high is back in high yield
Recession risks and rising rates have lifted yields on high yield bonds so are these concerns now largely priced in?
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.
Upwardly mobile: credit’s quest for glory
Fixed income portfolio managers Tom Ross and Tim Winstone explore how a drive to improve among corporate borrowers can have winning results for both companies and investors.
China’s economic rebalancing casts a cloud on property
Fixed income portfolio managers Jennifer James and Tom Ross consider how efforts to rebalance the economy in China are having far-reaching implications.
The turn: high yield on the road to deleveraging
Tom Ross, within the Global Corporate Credit Team, looks at whether the trajectory of credit fundamentals supports the strength in high yield bond markets.
Choice growth: potential opportunities from high yield expansion
Tom Ross and Seth Meyer, corporate credit portfolio managers, explain why the rise in the size of the high yield bond market is to be welcomed.