George P. Maris, CFA
George P. Maris is Head of Equities – Americas at Janus Henderson Investors, a position held since 2018. George is responsible for leading the equity division in the Americas region and is also lead Portfolio Manager for the International Alpha Equity strategy and the Global Alpha Equity strategy, which includes the Overseas and Global Select products, respectively. George serves on the Janus Henderson Executive Committee, Ethics Committee and Global Strategic Product Committee, and was previously a member of the Operating and Proxy Committees, and the Perkins Investment Management Executive Board. He came to Janus in 2011 as a portfolio manager from Northern Trust where he was lead portfolio manager of the US large-cap core, international large-cap core and global equity strategies. Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2008, George spent four years as a portfolio manager at Columbia Management Group co-managing the firm’s US large- and mid-cap core portfolios. From 1999 to 2004, he was a member of the investment team at Putnam Investments, serving as a portfolio manager, equity analyst and derivatives strategist in Putnam’s Value Group working on domestic, international and global equity strategies. He was a guest lecturer on security analysis at the MIT Sloan School of Management and is a member of the Executive Advisory Board of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.
George received his bachelor of arts in economics from Swarthmore College. He also earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and a juris doctorate from the University of Illinois. George holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and possesses 25 years of financial industry experience.
European stocks come from behind
Amid a period of higher rates and inflation, European equities could exceed expectations.
Global Perspectives: For equity investing, a global rebalancing
Why economic shifts could keep upward pressure on inflation – and make the case for a global approach to equity investing.
Optimizing risk-adjusted conviction
Why integrating risk-adjusted conviction as measured by Implied Alpha into portfolio construction serves as a complement to bottom-up stock selection.
Investing for today, not the good old days
Why anchoring investment decisions to market conditions of the past decade could create risks for investors.
Staying focused on free cash flow in 2023
Why equity investors should look for companies with strong free cash flows and earnings visibility in the new year.
When “anchoring” creates market dislocations
Behavioral finance can help explain some of today’s market volatility – and point the way to potential investment opportunities.
Taking the long view on market volatility
With easy monetary policies ending in developed economies, fundamentals become especially important for investors.