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Matt Peron

Director of Research | Portfolio Manager

Matt Peron is Director of Research at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2020. He oversees the firm’s sector research teams and analysts, and is a named portfolio manager on all research strategies. In this role, he is responsible for the firm’s centralised equity research effort, collaborating with portfolio managers, the head of equities, and the global chief investment officer. He also heads the firm’s Portfolio Oversight Team. Prior to joining the firm, Matt was chief investment officer at City National Bank (the US Private Bank for the Royal Bank of Canada) from 2018. Earlier, he was an executive vice president and global head of equities at Northern Trust in Chicago from 2005. Matt has served on or chaired several investment committees overseeing asset allocations for large asset pools. He began his career in fixed income in 1990 and also has extensive experience with quantitative and fundamental portfolio management.

Matt received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Swarthmore College, graduating with distinction, and his MBA from the University of Chicago. He sits on the board of the Illinois Hunger Coalition and is active in nonprofit organizations that focus on developing skills and entrepreneurship in underprivileged communities. He has 33 years of financial industry experience.

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With early-cycle behind us, securities must stand on own merits
Investment Viewpoints

With early-cycle behind us, securities must stand on own merits

With index-level valuations high, equity investors should focus on individual companies to generate attractive future returns, Director of Research Matt Peron argues.

A unique recovery: the handoffs commence

A unique recovery: the handoffs commence

Direct of Equities Research Matt Peron explains why this year’s equities’ gains are built on a positive earnings outlook for both cyclical and secular stocks

A blue wave or a blue swell?

A blue wave or a blue swell?

With a Senate majority, Democrats will have an easier time of achieving their agenda. But it won’t occur without compromise, creating optimism in markets.

What does the economic recovery mean for equities in 2021?

What does the economic recovery mean for equities in 2021?

Are the key components in place to support equity markets in 2021? We explore the backdrop and what could derail an otherwise positive outlook.

A potential turning point in the battle against COVID-19

A potential turning point in the battle against COVID-19

Delivering better-than-expected trial data, a vaccine candidate from Pfizer and BioNTech could mark the beginning of the end of the pandemic and boost confidence in an economic recovery, now underway.

Making sense of the 2020 US election
Quick Views Elections

Making sense of the 2020 US election

Our panel of investment professionals discuss what the result could mean for financial markets and investors.

2020 US election: first take
Quick Views Elections

2020 US election: first take

Why the removal of election uncertainty could support markets – regardless of the outcome.

Equity markets price in uncontested US election
Quick Views Elections

Equity markets price in uncontested US election

Director of Research Matt Peron says when it comes to the U.S. election, the biggest risk for equity markets is not which party gets voted into office but whether the outcome is contested. So far, equities expect a clear winner on or near Election Day.

What a return to ‘normal’ could mean for equities

What a return to ‘normal’ could mean for equities

In our ongoing video series on COVID-19, a discussion of the pandemic’s trajectory, vaccine development and investment considerations post-crisis.