Horacio A. Valeiras

HORACIO A. VALEIRAS is Chief Investment Officer of Nicholas-Applegate.
He is responsible for overseeing all investment and trading functions
within the firm. Prior to joining Nicholas-Applegate in 2002, Mr.
Valeiras was a managing director of Morgan Stanley Investment
Management, London, responsible for developing and overseeing their
global core equity and European tactical asset allocation programs. He
was previously head of international equity and asset allocation
programs with Philadelphia-based Miller Anderson & Sherrerd. Mr.
Valeiras started in the investment management industry with Credit
Suisse First Boston, where he became the Director and Chief
International Investment Strategist based in their London office. He
serves on the Board of Directors of the San Diego Rowing Club. Mr.
Valeiras earned an MBA degree with an emphasis on Finance from the
University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s degree from
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he became an instructor in
their graduate school program. He earned a BS degree in Chemical
Engineering from Virginia Tech. Mr. Valeiras has 15 years of investment
management experience.