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.

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Viral panic – what is the endgame?

Viral panic – what is the endgame?

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses the purge of risk appetite across the investment world as the coronavirus spreads, considering the range of potential government measures, and the quiet progress being made on containment.

Markets fear a global coronavirus pandemic

Markets fear a global coronavirus pandemic

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK Multi-Asset Team, considers the potential impact on global economic growth as concerns grow about the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus beyond China.

Coronavirus contagion concerns

Coronavirus contagion concerns

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, considers the potential impact of the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus from a purely asset allocation perspective.

Brexit day: shift gets real

Brexit day: shift gets real

As the UK’s membership of the EU officially ends, Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK Multi-Asset Team, takes a pragmatic look at the next steps in the Brexit process, and considers what that might mean for investors.

Multi-asset 2020 outlook: Climbing the wall of worry

Multi-asset 2020 outlook: Climbing the wall of worry

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK Multi-Asset Team, considers whether or not markets can continue to defy gravity in 2020, as we move into a post-stimulus era.

UK election reaction: continuity and change
Quick Views Brexit UK

UK election reaction: continuity and change

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK Multi-Asset Team, gives his reaction to the UK election result and what it means for the Brexit process.

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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

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.

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.

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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.