Wealth Manager - the site for professional investment managers

Register to get unlimited access to all of Citywire’s Fund Manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

Neuberger Berman launches short duration EMD fund

Neuberger Berman launches short duration EMD fund

Neuberger Berman has added a short duration product to its range of emerging-market debt funds.

The Neuberger Berman Short Duration Emerging Market Debt fund, launched today with assets of £13 million, is co-managed by Nish Popat, Jennifer Gorgoll and Bart Van der Made.

The trio were recruited from ING in May, and they already run the Neuberger Berman Emerging Market Debt fund in both hard and local currency formats, as well as the Neuberger Berman Emerging Market Debt Corporate Debt fund.

Their new vehicle will exclusively focus on ‘hard currency’ bonds and avoid the use of synthetic investment exposure, while the emphasis on shorter duration issues should dampen volatility.

‘Investors continue to seek returns in a rising rate environment and we believe the NB Short Duration Emerging Market Debt fund offers access to an attractive part of the capital structure, whilst limiting the potential portfolio impacts of rising interest rates,’ commented Popat (pictured).

Leave a comment!

Please sign in or register to comment. It is free to register and only takes a minute or two.
Citywire TV
Play Potential US rate rise, cheap oil & the Europe opportunity

Potential US rate rise, cheap oil & the Europe opportunity

This week we analyse the implications of a possible rise in US interest rates, the impact of cheap oil and the European equity opportunity.  

Play Carmignac's Crowl: what QE could mean for Europe

Carmignac's Crowl: what QE could mean for Europe

The ECB is widely expected to finally fire its QE gun this week. Carmignac's Sandra Crowl discusses the implications for the eurozone.

Play Grexit worries, currency wars and a grizzly outlook for 2015?

Grexit worries, currency wars and a grizzly outlook for 2015?

The first Investment Pulse of the year looks at the potential impact of Greece leaving the euro, volatility in currency markets and the UK’s economic prospects.

Your Business: Cover Star Club

Profile: DIY investing is biggest threat to industry, says Whitechurch

Profile: DIY investing is biggest threat to industry, says Whitechurch

The industry is at risk of pushing potential investors down the DIY route unless it does more to make its services accessible says the Whitechurch Securities boss

Wealth Manager on Twitter