Absolute Return Credit

The strategy has a global opportunity set spanning the high grade and high yield sectors.

Currency risk and interest rate risk are hedged using forwards, government bond futures and interest rate swaps. The managers draw investment ideas (both long and short) from our credit specialists, who are tasked with identifying global opportunities within investment grade and high yield universes.


Why?

  • Global opportunity set spanning high grade and high yield
  • Managers able to take both long and short positions
  • Credit default swaps also available for investment
  • Currency risk and interest rate risk hedged
  • Makes use of all fixed income specialists to identify opportunities

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Management

Thomas Hanson, CFA

Thomas Hanson, CFA

Thomas Hanson is a Portfolio Manager on Corporate Credit at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2015. In this role, he is responsible for co-managing the European High Yield strategy and the Credit Alpha strategy. Prior to joining Henderson in 2015, Thomas was a senior credit portfolio manager at Aerion Fund Management. He co-managed the sterling investment-grade corporate bond portfolio for the National Grid pension scheme. He began his career at Lazard Asset Management, where he spent 14 years, and was most recently the lead portfolio manager for all sterling fixed income strategies and a senior portfolio manager for European investment-grade and high-yield funds. Thomas holds a BA degree (joint Hons) in French and management studies from the University of Reading, which included a year studying finance and economics at Université Paris IX Dauphine. He holds the Investment Management Certificate and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has 19 years of financial industry experience.


Tom Ross, CFA

Tom Ross, CFA

Tom Ross is a Corporate Credit Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2006. He is responsible for co-managing the Global High Yield, European High Yield, European Investment Grade, Absolute Return Credit, and Global Diversified Credit strategies. 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 17 years of financial industry experience.


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