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 is also a Portfolio Manager on the International Opportunities strategy and 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 24 years of financial industry experience.

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Quick view: The art of the deal
Quick Views Brexit

Quick view: The art of the deal

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, casts a wary eye over the latest push to get a Brexit agreement over the line.

Brexit update – curb your enthusiasm
Quick Views Brexit UK

Brexit update – curb your enthusiasm

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, comments on the market reaction to the last minute plot twist emerging from the Brexit negotiations. 

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

Life in the conflict zone

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.

UK politics: new leader, old problems
Quick Views

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.

US-China trade negotiations — another ceasefire
Quick Views

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.

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Multi-Asset: Market Review and Outlook

Paul O’Connor, Head of Multi-Asset, discusses the events that have unfolded in the closing half of 2018 and how these are shaping his team’s outlook.

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.

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Essentials: Multi-Asset Core Income

Essentials: Multi-Asset Core Income

In this Essentials video for the Janus Henderson Core Income range of funds, meet Multi-Asset Team head Paul O’Connor and managers Dean Cheeseman and Nick Watson. Learn about the team’s investment philosophy, the range’s key benefits, and what differentiates the funds from their peers.