Two Janus Henderson European equity trusts propose merger to create £750m vehicle

Managed by O'Hara and Ross

Valeria Martinez
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The boards of Henderson European Focus (HEFT) and Henderson EuroTrust (HNE) have proposed merging both investment trusts to create an enlarged vehicle managed by Janus Henderson Investors.

In a stock exchange notice today (14 March), the directors said the merger will create the Henderson European trust, which will be co-managed by Tom O'Hara and Jamie Ross, the current portfolio managers of HEFT and HNE, respectively.  The combined trust will invest in companies predominantly listed in Europe ex UK, with a focus on the continent's "global champions", defined as large, established and well-managed businesses operating internationally, based in Europe.  Henderson European will hold a concentrated list of stocks, selected with no particular style bias, but with an emphasi...

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