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Private Equity Co-Investment Platform

Neuberger Berman is a highly experienced private equity co-investor with a long and successful investment history

  • Seeks to build high-quality, diversified portfolios of direct co-investments
  • Focuses on strategic and opportunistic co-investments


Global, experienced, cohesive and large team

  • Led by 12 person Investment Committee with 375+ years of combined experience
  • Supported by a large pool of talent within NB Private Equity, including approximately 220 professionals

Long and successful investment history

  • Building attractive and diversified portfolios of direct equity co-investments since 2006

Preferred co-investment partner

  • Dedicated capital and long-term commitment to the asset class
  • Ability to commit meaningful equity amounts and deploy capital opportunistically across deal types
  • Well-established diligence process, with relevant resources and experience to properly evaluate opportunities
  • Lead private equity firm retains full operating control of investment

Robust deal flow and execution capabilities

  • Broad sourcing network from hundreds of private equity groups generates on average ~5 new deals a week

Ability to leverage the broad resources of Neuberger Berman

  • NB Private Equity integrated model of primary and secondary fund investments and direct private equity businesses enhances deal flow, diligence and GP relationships
  • Additional access to broader resources of the parent company, including experienced professionals across equity, fixed income, research and trading teams, providing enhanced due diligence capabilities and transaction processes

Neuberger Berman Private Equity Advantages


Investment Approach

The Private Equity Co-Investment team seeks to:

Our investment parameters are flexible. The team is agnostic to industry, geography, investment situation, lead private equity manager and vintage year, but has an emphasis on small and middle market deals. The typical co-investment size ranges from $15 to $275 million and above, across the platform, but the team will opportunistically evaluate other sizes. We employ a flexible investment approach and will provide equity capital for, among others:

  • Buyouts
  • Growth financings
  • Add-on acquisitions
  • Recapitalizations
  • Partial sales / minority stake divestitures

Additional Information

For more information regarding our capabilities or to discuss a potential investment opportunity, please contact us at