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Matt Peron

Matt Peron

Formal First Name
Matthew (Matt)

Matt Peron is Director of Research at Janus Henderson Investors, a global asset manager with expertise across all major asset classes. In his role, Matt oversees Janus Henderson's sector research teams and analysts, and is a named portfolio manager on all research strategies. 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. Matt has over 34 years of financial industry experience and has served on or chaired several investment committees overseeing asset allocations for large asset pools. Prior to joining Janus Henderson, he was Chief Investment Officer at City National Bank, the private bank for the Royal Bank of Canada. He began his career in fixed income in 1990 and also has extensive experience with quantitative and fundamental portfolio management. In addition, Matt is active in nonprofit organizations that focus on developing skills and entrepreneurship in underprivileged communities.

Professional Experience


Academic History

CITY NATIONAL BANK

  • As CIO for the City National Bank, he strengthened the firm's capabilities with the goal of helping clients achieve their investment goals.

  • He provided thought leadership and shaped the firm's investment philosophy, processes and policies.

  • He managed all equity and fixed income teams, led the firm's asset allocation committee, and developed research and strategies to support asset allocation decisions.


NORTHERN TRUST

  • He was an Executive Vice President and Global Head of Equities at Northern Trust Asset Management.

  • He provided oversight of investment professionals managing US $407 billion in active and index strategies for the firm's clients worldwide.

  • He was Managing Director, Active Equity, and has also been a Senior Portfolio Manager and Director of Equity Research since joining the firm.

  • Prior to Northern Trust, he held senior risk management and quantitative analyst roles at Alliance Capital, Bank One and Lincoln Capital Management.


APPOINTMENTS

  • Board, Illinois Hunger Coalition


MEDIA AND APPEARANCE

  • Matt is a contributor for Livewire Markets.

  • He appeared as a guest on the Money Life Show with Chuck Jaffe.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.