Janus and Henderson merge for scale

The deal gives the British and American fund managers more consistency and scale – crucial in an increasingly tough environment for active managers, say industry observers.

Janus and Henderson merge for scale

Cross-border mergers between global fund houses don’t happen every day. But there are several good reasons why US-based Janus Capital and the UK’s Henderson Global Investors announced on Monday they were combining to form Janus Henderson Global Investors, which will have $322 billion in assets under management.

Andrew Formica, chairman of Henderson, summed up the situation succinctly in a conference call today “Five structural trends are top of mind  namely, rising costs...

FinanceAsia has updated its subscription model. Registered readers now have the opportunity to read five articles from our award-winning website for free. Please subscribe for unlimited access.

Print Edition

FinanceAsia Print Edition

EVENTS