Dennis McCafferty, CFA

Managing Director and Portfolio Manager

Dennis F. McCafferty, CFA, is a managing director and portfolio manager at Manulife Asset Management, working on the company’s High Yield Fixed Income, Floating Rate and Special Opportunities Equity Strategies. He has expertise investing across capital structures with a fundamental valuation approach. He also focuses on distressed credit opportunities for the firm. Prior to joining the company, he was a principal and senior analyst at Pardus Capital Management, a New York based hedge fund. Earlier in his career, Dennis served as a senior equity analyst at Griffen-Rose, an investment analyst at W.R. Huff Asset Management, and in various positions at Ford Motor Credit Company. Dennis is a CFA charterholder.

Education: The College of New Jersey, BS in Finance, 1995; Villanova University, MBA, 1999.

Joined Company: 2008

Began Career: 1995


1 On June 28, 2013 the Manulife Strategic Income Opportunities Fund was converted from a closed-end fund and renamed the Manulife Global Tactical Credit Fund. On April 6, 2018 the Manulife Global Tactical Credit Fund was renamed the Manulife Global Unconstrained Bond Fund. On April 20, 2018, the Manulife Asia Total Return Bond Fund merged into the Manulife Global Unconstrained Bond Fund. On May 25, 2018, the Manulife Emerging Markets Debt Fund merged into the Manulife Global Unconstrained Bond Fund. 2 Formerly Manulife U.S. Tactical Credit Fund. On May 25, 2018, Manulife High Yield Bond Fund merged into Manulife U.S. Unconstrained Bond Fund. 

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