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Neuberger Berman reports AUM of $199bn in Q1

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia – Independent and employee-controlled asset management firm Neuberger Berman, reported that 91% of the firm's equity and fixed income assets outperformed their benchmarks over a 10-year period ending March 31 and also recorded $199bn in assets under management at the end of Q1, nearing historical peaks.

In a press statement issued in celebration of its third year anniversary as an independent and employee-controlled money manager, Neuberger Berman said it continues to launch new products and strategies, particularly those offering exposure to alternative investments that seek to reduce volatility and provide a source of non-correlated returns. Some of the recent product launches of the company include:

  • Neuberger Berman Global Equity Fund
  • Neuberger Berman Global Thematic Opportunities Fund
  • Neuberger Berman Long Short Fund
  • Equity and fixed income additions to the line-up of offshore funds available to non-U.S. Investors, and
  • $720m NB Crossroads 2010 Fund, investing in buyout, distressed, and venture capital opportunities globally

Over the past 12 months through March 2012, the company opened offices in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Italy, and Singapore to further serve its clients across the globe. The company also hired 33 new client-facing professionals in the U.S., Europe a......................

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