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2015
Henderson Global Investors launches Pan European Dividend Income Fund
24/11/2015 

​Henderson has further extended its equity dividend offering, with the launch today of the Henderson Horizon Pan European Dividend Income Fund. The fund will be managed by Nick Sheridan, who also manages the Henderson Horizon Euroland Fund.

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Henderson hires new associate director for institutional business
28/10/2015 

​Henderson Global Investors has hired Alex Mander as an associate director for its institutional business to work with UK based consultants.

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Henderson Global Investors to expand Global Property Equities Team
21/10/2015 

​Following an announcement made to clients in May this year, Henderson Global Investors has further expanded its global property equities team with the addition of a dedicated North American property equities team.

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Henderson Global Investors launches diversified credit strategy
13/10/2015 

​Henderson Global Investors has launched a diversified global credit strategy as a UK Qualified Investor Scheme (UK QIS) with the Rexam Pension Plan as the seed investor

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Greg Jones appointed Managing Director, Distribution
05/10/2015 

​Henderson Global Investors has promoted Greg Jones to Managing Director, Distribution, effective immediately.

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Henderson bolsters Asian equities team with two new hires
05/10/2015 

​Global asset manager, Henderson Global Investors, is pleased to announce that it has made two recent additions to its Asian equities team.

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Global dividends fall in Q2 as the US dollar soars in value, but underlying growth is strong
17/08/2015 

​Global dividends fell 6.7% year on year in the second quarter to $404.9bn, a decline of $29.1bn according to the latest Henderson Global Dividend Index. This is the third consecutive quarter of declines, mainly owing to the strength of the US dollar against major world currencies.

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Henderson Global Investors to expand Global Property Equities Team
07/08/2015 

​Henderson Global Investors has confirmed its intentions to expand its global property equities team with the addition of a dedicated North American portfolio manager.

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Henderson Global Investors launches Global Multi-Asset SICAV
28/07/2015 

​Henderson has expanded its global multi-asset portfolio offering with today’s launch of the Henderson Horizon Global Multi-Asset Fund (SICAV). This is Henderson’s first UCITS multi-asset fund and further broadens the range of global products offered by Henderson Global Investors.

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Global dividends reached a new record in 2014, but a surging US dollar clouds the horizon
16/02/2015 

​Global dividends soared 10.5% to $1.167 trillion in 2014, a new record, according to the latest Global Dividend Index from Henderson Global Investors.

Underlying growth, was still robust at 8.8%, even with generous special dividends, exchange rate movements and other factors stripped out. The level of the HGDI reached 159.9 at the end of 2014, meaning that dividends have grown almost 60% in just five years.
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2014
Henderson Global Investors launches two new credit funds
05/11/2014 

​Henderson has further extended its fixed income offering with the launch of the Henderson Horizon Emerging Market Corporate Bond Fund and the Henderson Horizon Global Corporate Bond Fund. The funds will be managed by Steve Drew, Head of Emerging Market Credit and James Briggs, Fixed Income Fund Manager, respectively. 

The Luxembourg registered funds will have UCITS status and be denominated in US dollars.
 
The Emerging Market Corporate Bond Fund’s objective is to deliver a total return in excess of its benchmark*.
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Henderson appoints Glen Finegan as Head of Emerging Market Equities
04/11/2014 

​Henderson Global Investors has hired Glen Finegan as Head of Emerging Market Equities. He will join the Henderson team on 5 January 2015.

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Henderson Global Investors and Crux Asset Management announcement regarding Richard Pease and changes to the Henderson European Special Situations Fund
15/10/2014 

​Richard Pease will be leaving Henderson Global Investors (Henderson) to join Crux Asset Management (Crux), a new fund management company.

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Henderson expands fixed income team with new investment director appointment
09/09/2014 

​Henderson Global Investors today announces the appointment of Dónal Kinsella as investment director in its fixed income team. In this new role, Dónal will be primarily responsible for representing Henderson’s fixed income capabilities to the institutional market.

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Henderson launches the Henderson Horizon Global Natural Resources Fund
02/07/2014 

​Henderson Global Investors has today added to its Horizon range with the launch of the Henderson Horizon Global Natural Resources Fund. The Luxembourg domiciled SICAV will be sub-advised by Australian based fund management group, 90 West. Henderson acquired an initial 32.3% shareholding in May 2013 and increased the holding to 42.4% in May 2014. Executive Chairman, David Whitten, will be lead fund manager.

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Henderson Horizon Euro Corporate Bond Fund reaches €2bn
23/06/2014 

​The Henderson Horizon Euro Corporate Bond Fund has reached €2 billion in assets under management. Managed by Stephen Thariyan and Chris Bullock, the Fund has returned 42.3%* outperforming the iBOXX Euro Corporates Index by 15.4% since its inception in December 2009.

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Henderson Global Investors adds to fixed income team based in Philadelphia (US)
16/06/2014 

​International asset manager Henderson Global Investors has added two investment grade credit analysts to its fixed income team based in Philadelphia.

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Henderson appoints Head of Retail Distribution for Australia
04/06/2014 

​Henderson Global Investors Australia has appointed Jordan Tang as Head of Retail Distribution. Reporting to Matt Gaden, Head of Distribution for Henderson Australia, Jordan will be responsible for all aspects of the distribution of Henderson’s investment capabilities across retail channels.

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Henderson Gartmore Continental European Fund surpasses the €2bn AUM level
27/05/2014 

​​The Henderson Gartmore Continental European Fund, managed by John Bennett since 1st February 2010 and with inception on 24th March 2005, recently surpassed the €2.bn AUM mark, driven primarily by interest from European and Latin American investors. The fund has performed well thus far in 2014, despite a lot of risk-on/risk-off market movements, and remains top quartile within its peer group over three and five years (second quartile over one year).*

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Henderson launches the Henderson Horizon Global Equity Income Fund
06/05/2014 
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Global dividends hit a record $1 trillion
24/02/2014 

​Dividends paid by the world’s listed companies burst through the $1 trillion mark for the first time ever in 2013, according to the Henderson Global Dividend Index, a new quarterly report analysing equity income from around the world.

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2013
Henderson launches Henderson Horizon Global High Yield Bond Fund
19/11/2013 

​Henderson Global Investors has today added to its fixed income range with the launch of the Henderson Horizon Global High Yield Bond Fund on the 19 November 2013. The Luxembourg domiciled SICAV fund will be co-managed by Kevin Loome, based in the US, and Chris Bullock, based in the UK. Working together with the 17-strong credit team, the managers will seek to identify the best opportunities in high yield from across the globe.

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Henderson Global Investors acquires 100% of H3 Global Advisors
15/11/2013 

Henderson Global Investors, the Australian and UK-listed fund manager with A$123 billion in assets under management*, has acquired 100% of the equity in H3 Global Advisors, an Australian and London-based alternative investment management firm that specialises in active and enhanced commodities strategies. H3 Global Advisors manages approximately A$342 million* on behalf of institutional and retail clients.

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Henderson appoints Marc Peterzéns as Director of Institutional Business for the Nordics and Benelux
13/11/2013 

In a move to strengthen its presence in Northern Europe, Henderson Global Investors has appointed Marc Peterzéns as director of institutional business for the Nordics and Benelux. He was previously head of Nordics at State Street Global Advisors.

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Henderson Global Technology team takes on senior analyst
03/05/2013 
Henderson Global Investors has strengthened its technology team with the hire of Graeme Clark as senior investment analyst. Graeme has over 13 years’ experience in technology equities, gained predominantly on the sell-side.
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Henderson launches two further funds in Core Multi-Asset Solutions fund range
25/04/2013 
Henderson Global Investors is set to add to its Core Multi-Asset Solutions risk-targeted multi-asset fund range with the launch on 10 May of two funds – the Core 4 Income Fund and the Core 6 Income & Growth Fund. Managed by the multi-asset team, headed by Bill McQuaker, the funds target specific risk parameters, provided by leading risk profiling provider Distribution Technology.
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Derek Bryden joins Henderson Global Investors as UK advisory sales manager
04/02/2013 

 

Henderson Global Investors has appointed Derek Bryden as UK advisory sales manager for the north. He will report directly to Sam Mettrick, head of UK advisory sales.

 

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2012
Henderson Horizon Euro Corporate Bond Fund reaches €1bn
03/12/2012 

Less than three years since its launch, the Henderson Horizon Euro Corporate Bond Fund, managed by Stephen Thariyan and Chris Bullock, has reached €1bn in assets under management. Since its launch in December 2009, the fund has returned 30.6 per cent, outperforming the IBOXX EUR Corp benchmark by over 12 per cent.*

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Henderson launches Euro High Yield Bond Fund
19/11/2012 

Building on its fixed income strength* Henderson Global Investors today launches the offshore Henderson Horizon Euro High Yield Bond Fund. It will be managed by fixed income duo Stephen Thariyan and Chris Bullock, managers of the €1 billion Henderson Horizon Euro Corporate Bond Fund.

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Henderson launches Core Solutions fund range
24/09/2012 
Henderson Global Investors has today launched its Core Solutions – a risk-targeted multi-asset income fund range. Managed by the multi-asset team, headed by Bill McQuaker, the funds target specific risk parameters, provided by leading “risk profiling provider” Distribution Technology (DT).
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Henderson prepares for launch of Euro High Yield Bond Fund
11/09/2012 
Building on its fixed income strength Henderson is set to launch the offshore Henderson Horizon Euro High Yield Bond Fund in the fourth quarter of this year. It will be managed by fixed income duo Stephen Thariyan and Chris Bullock, the managers of the €680 million Henderson Horizon Euro Corporate Bond Fund.
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Henderson brings in two senior analysts to credit team
06/09/2012 
Henderson Global Investors has bolstered its credit team with the appointment of Rob Orman and Pieter Staelens as senior credit analysts.
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Europe – ahead of the “holiday” period
02/08/2012  Tim Stevenson

Europeans are renowned for the July – August holiday period, but somehow holidays are looking either difficult to come by (unaffordable) or effectively cancelled due to extra work required to keep head above water. In the UK, holidays are confused by the imminent Olympics, or by the torrential and unseasonable rain. In some areas as well, there are fears that the recent slower economic activity may lead to reduction in the number of shifts as well, as production cost flexibility remains imperative.

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Henderson appoints Rob Adams to build its Australian business
21/05/2012 

Australian and UK listed fund manager Henderson Global Investors, with £66.7 billion* assets under management globally, has hired industry veteran Rob Adams to spearhead its investment management business in Australia.

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Henderson Central London Office Fund Sells 80 Leadenhall St
07/03/2012 
Henderson Global Investors, on behalf of its c. £690 million Central London Office Fund, has sold 80 Leadenhall Street in the City of London to a UK Property Company, for £14.6 million, which reflects a net initial yield of 5.4%.
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Henderson appoints Jim Irvine to head Henderson fixed income
19/01/2012 
On 1 February 2012, Jim Irvinewhocurrently heads up structured products and advisory at Henderson, will take over from Mitesh Sheth as head of Henderson’s £16bn fixed income business. Mitesh Sheth will take on a broader strategic role as director of business innovation to help the business better anticipate and deliver client solutions.
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2011
3 Bunhill Row, London EC1 sold in £80 million transaction
23/12/2011 
Henderson Global Investors, on behalf of Warburg - Henderson, has sold the freehold interest in 3 Bunhill Row, London, EC1 to Manafea Holding Co. a Saudi Arabian client of BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management for a price in excess of £80 million reflecting a net initial yield of below 5.5%.
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Henderson achieves a series of lettings at N1, Islington
21/12/2011 
Henderson Global Investors, on behalf of two funds for its German joint venture Warburg – Henderson, has achieved a series of key lettings at its shopping centre in Islington – N1.
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Henderson achieves a series of lettings at Whitefriars, Canterbury
22/11/2011 
Henderson Global Investors, on behalf of its UK Shopping Centre Fund, has achieved a series of key lettings at its shopping centre in Canterbury – Whitefriars.
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Henderson Central London Office Fund sells over 40% of residential units at Regent Quarter
22/11/2011 
The joint venture between Henderson Global Investors, on behalf of its £675 million Central London Office Fund (CLOF), and Istithmar P&O Estates have already sold over 40% of the luxury apartments in the first release at their Regent Quarter scheme in Kings Cross, following marketing by Savills in a targeted Asian push.
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Henderson achieves a series of key lettings across Retail Warehouse Fund portfolio
14/11/2011 
Henderson Global Investors, on behalf of its c. £1.1 billion UK Retail Warehouse Fund, has achieved a series of key lettings across its portfolio.
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Henderson apartment sale achieves 64% gross IRR
11/11/2011 
Henderson Global Investors has sold Harbor Town at Jacaranda, a 280-unit apartment community located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on behalf of its CASA IV fund.  After a holding period of two years, the asset was sold for $39.2 million, generating a 52% net IRR (64% gross) for investors.
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Henderson Central London office team appoints Ilna Patel
02/11/2011 
Henderson Global Investors has hired Ilna Patel as assistant portfolio manager for its Central London office funds (CLOF I and CLOF II). Working alongside Fund Managers Clive Castle and Nick Deacon, Ilna will be based in Henderson’s London office where she will support new business initiatives and investment activity as well as focusing on the Fund’s current major projects which include Smithfield, the Soho Estate, Regent Quarter and the Leadenhall Triangle.
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Henderson Global Investors strengthens retail offering at Baden-Baden, Germany
11/10/2011 
Henderson Global Investors, on behalf of its €930 million European Retail Property Fund - Herald - has completed a series of lettings at its shopping centre in Baden-Baden, Germany.
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Henderson Global Investors & Berwick Hill Properties to develop hotel in Woking
10/10/2011 
Henderson Global Investors’ £12.4 billion property business, together with developer Berwick Hill Properties, has secured planning consent for a new 108 bed Travelodge hotel in Woking town centre.  The development at White Rose Court on Oriental Road, will involve the conversion and part new build of an existing 1980’s office building totalling 25,000 sq ft once complete. Berwick Hill will undertake the development which is scheduled to complete in late 2012.
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GRESB awards Henderson Property four green stars
05/10/2011 
Henderson Global Investors’ £12.4 billion Property business has been awarded 4 ‘Green Stars’ in the latest Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) survey.
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Henderson appoints ‘Head of UK Property Distribution Team’
28/09/2011 
Henderson Global Investors has appointed Andrew Friend to head up its UK Distribution team for its £12.4 billion property business. As ‘Director of Institutional Business’ he will take overall responsibility for the London based property distribution team, driving future growth into both existing and less explored capital markets.
 
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Henderson granted outline planning approval* for £105 million scheme at Old River Lane, Bishop's Stortford
05/09/2011 
Henderson Global Investors (Henderson) has been granted outline planning approval, subject to referral to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and signing of Section 106 legal agreement, for its retail-led, mixed use scheme at Old River Lane, Bishop’s Stortford.  Henderson, on behalf of its UK Property Fund, is investing £105 million in the over three and half hectare site in the north-east corner of the town centre.  The scheme includes a new department store; approximately 35 shops, of which 10 are smaller units designed for independent traders; restaurants; a digital cinema, a hotel, circa 670 parking spaces and up to 100 new residential units.
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Henderson acquires Swedish shopping centre on behalf of Warburg-Henderson’s European Core Property Fund No. 1
01/09/2011 
Henderson Global Investors, on behalf of it’s German business Warburg-Henderson, has agreed the acquisition of a prime shopping centre in Sweden from Alecta Pensionsförsäkring Ömsesidigt, for SKr558 million (€61m). The asset has been acquired for Warburg - Henderson European Core Property Fund No. 1.
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Henderson Global Investors adds to European Retail Property Fund
22/08/2011 
Henderson Global Investors has hired Sam Cotton as assistant European retail asset manager for its c. €930 million European Retail Property Fund (Herald).Sam will be based in Henderson’s London office and will be responsible for assisting with the implementation of Herald’s asset management strategy.
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