Janus Henderson taps Danske Bank AM for €6bn EM debt team

Expands Nordics footprint

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The team will be based in Copenhagen, further expanding the firm's presence in the Nordics.
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The team will be based in Copenhagen, further expanding the firm's presence in the Nordics.

Janus Henderson has expanded its global fixed income franchise with a four-person emerging markets debt team hired from Danske Bank Asset Management, based in Copenhagen.

The team, comprised of portfolio managers Bent Elvin Lystbaek, Jacob Ellinge Nielsen, Thomas Haugaard and Sorin Pirău, managed €6bn in hard currency emerging market debt pooled vehicles and segregated accounts for both institutional and retail investors.  They will join Janus Henderson at the start of September and report to Jim Cielinski, global head of fixed income, who said the acquisition reflects the firm's focus on meeting client demand for standalone emerging market debt strategies. RLAM taps Western AM for wholesale distribution role "Emerging markets debt is a fast-growing...

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