Janus Henderson European Focus is a concentrated portfolio of 30 to 40 stocks. The manager has a pragmatic approach and considers the overall macroeconomic environment and sector trends, as well as the criteria of individual companies. He mixes blue-chip holdings with mid-cap stocks to achieve additional sources of return. Ideas are generated from a wide range of internal and external sources, enabling excellent coverage of the investment universe.
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What’s covered in this podcast:
- The manager’s thoughts on the ‘control-alt-delete’ recession and the subsequent V-shaped recovery of first industrials and now the consumer [0:19]
- Prospects for inflation and the great tug-of-war between growth and value [1:45]
- Why every investor is a value investor [3:20]
- Why being pragmatic will help in this environment [3:40]
- Which sectors the manager likes and dislikes, including some poster-child value areas [4:45]
- Why the manager likes certain companies with hidden ESG attributes [6:38]
- Which company is testing a wooden satellite and what it could mean for space debris in the future [9:23]
- Why the manager is optimistic about Europe opening up [10:23]
- Why, in the salmon vs red meat argument, there is only one environmental winner [11:37]
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