Hozef Arif

Portfolio Manager, High Yield


Mr. Arif is an executive vice president and credit portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office. He focuses on global high yield, crossover corporate credit and corporate opportunities bond fund portfolios and is a co-manager on several PIMCO high yield credit strategies. He is also a member of the Americas portfolio committee. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2008, he was a leveraged finance investment banker at Credit Suisse in Los Angeles. He has 14 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He also has a master's degree in petroleum engineering from Stanford University and an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.