Old team in new setting: "We have gotten off to a great start at Janus Henderson"

Over a three-year period, Danske Bank AM’s emerging market debt hard currency team was overrun with suitors, says portfolio manager Thomas Haugaard in an interview with AMWatch. Eventually, the four-person strong team opted to leave for Janus Henderson where they are establishing the asset manager’s first Nordic office.

Left to right: Thomas Haugaard, , Bent Lystbæk, Jacob Ellinge Nielsen and Sorin Pirău. | Photo: PR / Janus Henderson

In June, Janus Henderson announced that it had convinced a team of four Emerging Market Debt Hard Currency (EMD HC) portfolio managers to leave their long-term employer Danske Bank Asset Management to set up the EUR 281bn asset manager’s first Nordic office in Copenhagen.

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