Head of Alternative Yield Strategies
23 Years of industry experience
22 Years with Neuberger Berman
Samuel Porat is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman. Mr. Porat is Head of Alternative Yield strategies at Neuberger Berman and in that capacity he is responsible for all Neuberger Berman-led operations and activities related to Athyrium investments, and is also on the Fund’s investment committee. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Managers for Marquee Brands, a strategy focused on acquiring brand royalties and licensing. Prior to joining NB Alternatives in 2004, Mr. Porat worked in Lehman Brothers’ Investment Banking Division in New York from 1997-1999 where he focused on corporate financings and strategic advisory across several industries. In addition, Mr. Porat was the Director of Strategic Planning at a venture-backed startup company based in New York from 1999-2001. Mr. Porat holds an MBA (with honors) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA (with distinction) from Yale University.