Neuberger Berman Expands Global Consultant Relations Team

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuberger Berman Group LLC, one of the world's leading employee-controlled investment managers, is pleased to announce the expansion of the firm's global consultant relations team with the appointment of four new senior professionals.

Recent appointments include:

  • Rhoni Wiswall, managing director, U.S. West Coast coverage. Wiswall previously served as head of consultant relations at Crestline Investors.
  • Dimitri Stathopoulos, managing director, U.S. Midwest coverage. Stathopoulos previously served as global head of consultant relations at Nuveen Investments.
  • Peter Andjelkovich, vice president, U.S. Midwest coverage. Before joining Neuberger Berman, Andjelkovich served as a consultant relations professional at Ariel Investments.
  • Jolie Cornelius, senior vice president, UK coverage. Before joining Neuberger Berman Cornelius served as an investor relations professional for Verrazzano Capital and prior to that was with Blackstone.

"Expansion of the firm's global consultant relations team and greater emphasis on regional coverage of key investment consulting firms follows the growth of Neuberger Berman's institutional business in recent years," said Alison Delgado, managing director and head of the firm's consultant relations group.

The new additions will bring the dedicated global consultant relations team to 19 professionals. Coincident with the expansion, current Neuberger Berman consultant relations professionals in the U.S. will be increasing their focus with more targeted geographic coverage in the Northeast and Southeast.  The new appointments also follow Delgado's own move to the firm's London office. Beyond these new appointments, there are plans to add a consultant relations professional to the existing team in the firm's Toronto office.

Neuberger Berman currently manages assets for clients advised by more than 75 consulting firms globally. As of June 30, 2014 the firm managed $257 billion in equities, fixed income, private equity and hedge fund mandates worldwide, including over $146 billion for institutional investors.

"Success of our consultant relations effort is driven by our ability to partner with these important firms as they advise institutional plan sponsors on a wide-range of investment matters," Delgado said. "The more proactive we can be, the better positioned we are to add value.  This requires a well-resourced and well-organized operation globally and this expansion accomplishes that nicely."

About Neuberger Berman

Neuberger Berman is a 75-year-old private, independent, employee-controlled investment manager. The firm manages equities, fixed income, private equity and hedge fund portfolios for institutions and advisors worldwide. With offices in 17 countries, Neuberger Berman's team is more than 2,000 professionals and the company was named by Pensions & Investments as a 2013 Best Place to Work in Money Management. Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm fosters an investment culture of fundamental research and independent thinking. It manages $257 billion in client assets as of June 30, 2014. For more information, please visit our website at www.nb.com.

All information is as of March 31, 2014, unless otherwise indicated and is subject to change without notice. Firm data, including employee and assets under management figures, reflects collective data for the various affiliated investment advisers that are subsidiaries of Neuberger Berman Group LLC.  Firm history dates back to the 1939 founding of Neuberger & Berman (the predecessor to Neuberger Berman LLC). 

This material has been issued for use by the following entities; in the U.S. and Canada by Neuberger Berman LLC, a U.S. registered investment advisor and broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC; in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East by Neuberger Berman Europe Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and is registered in England and Wales, Lansdowne House, 57 Berkeley Square, London, W1J 6ER, and is also regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority as a Representative Office; in Australia by Neuberger Berman Australia Pty Ltd (ACN 146 033 801, AFS Licence No. 391401), which is licensed and regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to deal in, and to provide financial product advice for, certain financial products to wholesale clients; in Hong Kong by Neuberger Berman Asia Limited, which is licensed and regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission; in Singapore by Neuberger Berman Singapore Pte. Limited (Company No. 200821844K),which currently carries out the regulated activity of fund management under the Securities and Futures Act (Chapter 289) ("SFA") and operates as an Exempt Financial Adviser under section 23(1)(d) of the Financial Advisers Act (Chapter 110) ("FAA") of Singapore. Under the FAA, NB Singapore is exempted from Sections 25, 27 and 36 of the FAA, where its financial advisory service is provided to an accredited or expert investor (as defined in Section 4A of the SFA); in Taiwan to specific professional investors or financial institutions for internal use only by Neuberger Berman Taiwan Limited, which is licensed and regulated by the Financial Services Commission ("FSC") and  a separate entity and independently operated business, with FSC operating license no.:(102) FSC SICE no.011, and address at: 10F, No. 1, Songzhi Road, Taipei, Telephone number: (02) 87268280; and in Japan and Korea by Neuberger Berman East Asia Limited, which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Agency of Japan and the Financial Services Commission of Republic of Korea, respectively (please visit http://www.nb.com/japan/risk_eng.html for additional disclosure items required under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan).  Except for the foregoing, this material is not intended for use or distribution within or aimed at the residents of any other country or jurisdiction. This document is not an advertisement and is not intended for public use or additional distribution in the following jurisdictions: Brunei, Thailand, Malaysia and China.

The "Neuberger Berman" name and logo are registered service marks of Neuberger Berman Group LLC.  © 2014 Neuberger Berman  Group LLC. All rights reserved.

Media Contact:
Alex Samuelson, 212.476.5392, Alexander.Samuelson@NB.com
Anji Stewart, 44 20 32 14 90 13, Anji.Stewart@NB.com

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