Mr. Loriferne is an executive vice president and credit analyst in the London office. In addition, he is a portfolio manager for the Capital Securities strategy. He focuses on European and North American systemically important financial institutions. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2005, he was a credit analyst at Societe Generale in London and in Paris. He has 15 years of investment experience and holds a master's degree in finance from the French business school SKEMA (ex-CERAM Sophia Antipolis).