NEW YORK and BOGOTA, Colombia, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuberger Berman, one of the world's leading employee-owned investment managers, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Bogota, Colombia.
Bogota is Neuberger Berman's second location in Latin America, following the opening of an office in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2011. Mauricio Barreto will head the office and continue to lead the firm's client efforts in Colombia, working closely together with Maximiliano Rohm, who oversees the firm's efforts in Latin America. Mr. Barreto will be supported by Ana Maria Roa Sarmiento and together they will service the local investment community.
"We have been working closely with Colombia's sophisticated institutions for a number of years and want to further express our commitment to the region by establishing this local presence," Dik van Lomwel, Head of EMEA and Latin America, said of the new office.
With the new office in Bogota, Neuberger Berman is now based in 18 countries globally. Demonstrating a growing international presence, 25% of the firm's clients are outside the U.S. and its range of UCITS funds available to non-U.S. investors total $17.3 billion invested in equities, fixed income and alternatives strategies.
About Neuberger Berman
Neuberger Berman, founded in 1939, is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. The firm manages equities, fixed income, private equity and hedge fund portfolios for institutions and advisors worldwide. With offices in 18 countries, Neuberger Berman's team is more than 2,100 professionals and the company was named by Pensions & Investments as a 2013 and 2014 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 $250 billion in client assets as of December 31, 2014. For more information, please visit our website at www.nb.com.
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