Paul O’Connor

Head of Multi-Asset | Portfolio Manager
Paul O'Connor | Janus Henderson Investors

Paul O’Connor is Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team focused on asset allocation at Janus Henderson Investors. He co-manages the International Concentrated Equity strategy and is a Portfolio Manager on numerous multi-asset portfolios. Prior to joining Henderson in 2013, Paul was head of asset allocation (EMEA) at Mercer.

Paul holds a first class BA degree (Hons) in economics and an MSc in economics from the London School of Economics. He has 25 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Life in the conflict zone
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Life in the conflict zone

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses the continuing trade war between China and the US, possible trade conflicts among other countries and how this has shaped his global outlook.

Quick view: Mid-cycle adjustment – one in a row

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK based Multi-Asset Team, examines the market’s response to the Fed’s first rate cut in over 10 years. As expected, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) cut interest rates for the first time in over 10 years. Given that the 25bps reduction appeared to be fully priced into markets before the

UK politics: new leader, old problems
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UK politics: new leader, old problems

​Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset team, discusses confirmation of Boris Johnson’s appointment as UK Prime Minister and the highly uncertain outlook for Brexit that he, and his divided government must navigate, and the likely market response.

Green shoots, dark clouds (Multi-Asset Perspectives, Q3 2019)

Green shoots, dark clouds (Multi-Asset Perspectives, Q3 2019)

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Janus Henderson Multi-Asset Team, examines the outlook for multi-asset investors in Q3 in the latest issue of Multi-Asset Perspectives, our quarterly outlook for multi-asset investors.

US-China trade negotiations — another ceasefire
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US-China trade negotiations — another ceasefire

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, shares his views on the meeting between the US and China at the G20 Summit in Osaka and explains why the ceasefire does not necessarily mean an end to the trade war.

Quick view: Brexit – out with the old.

Quick view: Brexit – out with the old.

Paul O’Connor, Head of Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset Team, assesses how sometimes going backwards takes you further forward, as Prime Minister Theresa May secures a rare victory in parliament.

Expect surprises! (Multi-Asset Perspectives, Q119)

Expect surprises! (Multi-Asset Perspectives, Q119)

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Janus Henderson Multi-Asset Team, examines the economic runes as 2019 dawns in the latest issue of Multi-Asset Perspectives, our quarterly outlook for multi-asset investors.