Neuberger Berman Partners with Becon Investment Management in Latin America

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New York, June 27, 2017 – Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager with locations in 30 cities across 19 countries, has signed a partnership agreement with Becon Investment Management Corp., an exclusive independent third party distributor focused on various Latin American markets.

This partnership brings Neuberger Berman’s UCITS fund range to a broader group of clients of the region’s private banks, independent wealth managers and multi-family offices.

Neuberger Berman has a long history of performance for clients and this partnership is expected to enhance access to investment vehicles of many asset classes including U.S. Non-Investment Grade Credit, Emerging Markets Debt, Equities, Options strategies and other areas.

“We are very excited to begin this collaboration with Becon” says Maximiliano Rohm, Head of Corporate Development, Latin America, at Neuberger Berman in Argentina. Rohm adds, “More clients of Latin American financial intermediaries will now have better access to the investment management capabilities and skill of Neuberger Berman. Our sole objective is to perform for our clients and we look forward to expanding our offering in the region.”

“Neuberger Berman has more than 75 years of experience in investment management, representing the highest standards and investment expertise” said Fred Bates, co-founder at Becon. “We are looking forward to presenting the Neuberger Berman platform to our clients and are proud to represent and expand the firm’s presence in Latin America.”

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 19 countries, Neuberger Berman’s team is more than 1,900 professionals. The company was named the #1 firm in Pensions & Investments 2016 Best Places to Work in Money Management survey (among those with 1,000 employees or more). Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm fosters an investment culture of fundamental research and independent thinking. It manages $267 billion in client assets as of March 31, 2017. For more information, please visit our website at www.nb.com.

About Becon Investment Management Corp.

Becon Investment Management Corp. is an exclusive independent third party distributor focused on the US Offshore and Latin American markets. The team has operated in the Americas for decades, achieving market leadership status for some of the world’s leading investment managers. Becon operates in the following key markets for decades: Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Panama, Caribbean, Mexico and US Offshore. The team has spent years building relationships with professional investors from a variety of backgrounds including institutional pension funds, private banks, brokerage houses, insurance providers, family offices, and independent financial advisors.

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