Our Investment Team
We are a minority and employee-owned investment firm. Our firm was founded by Horacio Valeiras, CFA, who has 26 years of investment management experience at organizations like Credit Suisse First Boston, Miller Anderson & Sherrerd, Morgan Stanley, and Allianz Global Investors.
Horacio A. Valeiras, CFA Principal
Horacio Andres Valeiras is the President and a Principal of HAV Capital, LLC. He founded HAV Capital after previously working at Allianz Global Investors Capital LLC as the Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager and Member of the Management Board.
Previously, Horacio was responsible for developing and overseeing the global core equity and European tactical asset allocation programs at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. From 1992 to 1996, he was a partner at Miller, Anderson & Sherrerd, responsible for International Equities and Asset Allocation. Horacio began his career in the investment management industry as the European Technology Analyst and non-US Strategist at Credit Suisse First Boston based in their London office. He serves on numerous boards, including The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors, The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges and The San Diego Foundation. He obtained an M.B.A. degree in Finance from the University of California in Berkeley, a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
David Valeiras Principal, Investments
David Valeiras is a Principal and Analyst at HAV Capital, LLC. He is responsible for equity research for our Global Equity portfolio and relative value analysis for our Global Macro Fund. David developed our proprietary screening and relative value tools. His previous experience includes working as an Analyst for Laffer Associates and Frontier Market Asset Management. David has a B.A. in Economics from Colgate University.
Miral Kim-E VP, Research & Operations
Miral Kim-E is responsible for research, valuation, risk and development of our technology platform. He has 25 years of fixed income capital markets experience with various firms including Morgan Stanley, Salomon Brothers and JP Morgan. Miral was also the Founder of MEK Securities and holds U.S. and Australian patents for the technology platform used by MEK to deliver information to clients. He holds a Ph.D and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology.
Diane Stefano Principal
Diane Stefano is responsible for office administration. Prior to joining HAV Capital, LLC, she worked at Allianz Global Investors as an executive assistant and supervisor. She worked closely with the Board of Trustees, senior members of the firm and high-level industry leaders. Diane has over 30-years experience in the financial services industry.
Liability and Disclaimer Information
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