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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 26 years of financial industry experience.

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It’s complicated

It’s complicated

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, considers the prospects for financial markets over the next few months, as governments and central banks struggle to deal with a more complex tangle of macro influences.

The Case for Alternatives in a Buoyant Market

The Case for Alternatives in a Buoyant Market

After months in which excess liquidity has fueled strong returns in equities and fixed income, investors may need alternatives.

Multi-asset outlook 2021 – all change

Multi-asset outlook 2021 – all change

News of game-changing vaccines have heralded a dramatic change in expectations for markets and the economy in 2021. Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi Asset Team, considers the rationale behind this optimism.

US election reflections – celebrating gridlock
Quick Views Elections

US election reflections – celebrating gridlock

In a tightly contested US election, where the issue of postal votes could decide the victor, what does this mean for financial markets? Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, looks ahead to potential policy paths and the dwindling prospects of a Biden fiscal bonanza.

US election: interpreting market moves since President Trump’s positive COVID-19 diagnosis

US election: interpreting market moves since President Trump’s positive COVID-19 diagnosis

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, comments on the latest market movements as news of President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis adds to the chances of a Democratic clean sweep in the US election.

Oil crisis sparks market consolidation
Quick Views Coronavirus

Oil crisis sparks market consolidation

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, considers the prospects for equities and other asset classes, as negative oil prices put the brakes on the recent market recovery.

Multi-asset outlook for 2020

Multi-asset outlook for 2020

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 towards a post-stimulus era.

UK election reaction: continuity and change
Quick Views Brexit

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.

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.

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.

Multi-Asset: Market Review and Outlook
Investment Viewpoints

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.