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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 centralized 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, Mr. Peron was chief investment officer at City National Bank (the U.S. 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. Mr. Peron 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.

Mr. Peron 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 32 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

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
Quick Views Coronavirus Healthcare

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.

Global Perspectives: Making Sense of the U.S. Election
Quick Views Coronavirus Elections

Global Perspectives: Making Sense of the U.S. Election

A panel discussion exploring the market implications of the 2020 U.S. election, recorded on Nov. 5 as votes continued to come through.

Making Sense of the 2020 U.S. Election

Making Sense of the 2020 U.S. Election

Janus Henderson Investors hosted a global webcast exploring the market implications of the 2020 U.S. election. Our panel of investment professionals discuss what the result could mean for financial markets and investors.

2020 U.S. Election: First Take
Quick Views Elections

2020 U.S. Election: First Take

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

Equity Markets Price In Uncontested Election

Equity Markets Price In Uncontested Election

U.S. stocks have climbed in recent weeks on optimism that the U.S. election will have a clear outcome on (or shortly after) Nov. 3.

Is There a Market Beyond Tech?

Is There a Market Beyond Tech?

Market gains have been concentrated in large-cap tech stocks in 2020. But many other companies are adapting to a digital-first economy and/or have solid fundamentals.

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.