TCW taps Khalif as MD

Asset management firm TCW has hired Yuri Khalif as a managing director. Previously, Khalif worked at Hatteras Funds where he served as a partner and executive director.


LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK – Dec. 2, 2014 – The TCW Group, a global asset management firm, today announced that Yuri Khalif has joined the firm as a Managing Director, focusing on marketing and client relations for registered investment advisors (RIAs), family offices and endowments & foundations in the Northeast. He is based in New York and reports to Alex McCulloch, Managing Director and Head of Retail Distribution and Marketing

“Yuri has an impressive understanding of both traditional and alternative investment solutions, making him an excellent resource for TCW’s private clients,” McCulloch said. “He has forged close relationships throughout the marketplace over the course of his career, which will help us continue to strengthen our client interactions.”

Prior to joining TCW, Khalif was a partner and executive director at Hatteras Funds. In this role, he focused on business development for the firm’s liquid alternative products, as well as client relations with RIAs and investment consultants. Before Hatteras Funds, Khalif served as an Executive Director in J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s institutional advisor business. He has also held senior sales and marketing roles at Deutsche Asset Management, Miller Anderson & Sherrerd, a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, and SEI Corporation. Khalif earned his MBA in marketing and a bachelor’s degree in financial and international business from Temple University.

About The TCW Group
TCW is a leading global asset management firm with a broad range of products across fixed income, equities, emerging markets and alternative investments. With more than four decades of investment experience, TCW today manages approximately $155 billion in client assets. Through the MetWest and TCW Fund families, TCW manages one of the largest mutual fund complexes in the U.S. TCW’s clients include many of the world’s largest corporate and public pension plans, financial institutions, endowments and foundations, as well as financial advisors and high net worth individuals. For more information, please visit