For institutional investors in the UK

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.

Articles Written

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
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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
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2020 US election: first take

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

Not a question of either/or
Investment Viewpoints

Not a question of either/or

Matt Peron, Director of Research, discusses how secular trends and economic recovery present opportunities for stocks and how firms are adapting to shifting customer behaviours in a post-pandemic world.