Darrell Watters Portrait

Darrell Watters

Portfolio Manager

Joined in 1993, Industry since 1986

"We have a bias toward credit investing or individual company investing because we believe we can get a competitive advantage from our in-depth fundamental credit research. Our process is enhanced by our integrated fixed income-equity research model, which allows us to analyze a business in its entirety and to make better informed decisions."


Darrell Watters is a Portfolio Manager on the fixed income team. In this role he co-manages the Janus High Yield, Core Plus, Short Duration, Short Duration High Yield, Intermediate Fixed Income, U.S. Corporate Credit, Global Investment Grade, Global High Yield, Global Multi-Sector and Long Duration strategies and all related portfolios. Mr. Watters also co-manages the fixed income portion of the Perkins Value Plus Income strategy and related fund. Mr. Watters has been supporting Janus’ fixed income platform since 1996, serving in portfolio management and research analyst roles. Prior to joining Janus as a municipal bond trader in April 1993, he was a municipal bond trader with Piper Jaffray.

Mr. Watters received his bachelor of science degree in economics from Colorado State University. He has null years of financial industry experience.