Horacio A. Valeiras, CFA
Chief Executive Officer, Partner
Horacio serves as chief executive officer and as a portfolio manager on our global and international strategies. He founded HAV Capital LLC in 2012. Prior to that, he served as Chief Investment Officer of Nicholas-Applegate, responsible for all investment, trading and risk functions. He also managed international equity portfolios and asset allocation accounts. He was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and was responsible for launching the Allianz Centre for Behavioral Finance. Prior to 2002, he was responsible for asset allocation, international equities, and global equities at Miller Anderson and Sherrerd and Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He started his investment career at First Boston Corporation as a technology equity analyst and non-US investment strategist.
Horacio holds an M.B.A from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech. He is a member of the CFA Institute and serves on numerous boards, including The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors and The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges.
How does the work you do make a difference?
We help clients achieve their investment and retirement goals.
Who were your heroes growing up and how did they influence your life and career?
My father and his focus on education and constant learning; Abraham Lincoln – have the right values and believe in them.