Rob Drijkoningen joined Neuberger Berman in 2013. Prior to this, since 1995 he worked at ING Investment Management, starting out managing international fixed income portfolios, including currency risks, for the group. He was appointed head of the global markets debt team upon its inception in 1997. An expert on Emerging Market Debt, he has published numerous articles on the subject. Before joining ING, Drijkoningen cut his teeth at Nomura and Goldman Sachs. He holds a Master’s Degree in economics from Rotterdam’s Erasmus University where he specialised in monetary and macro-economic analysis.
Born in The Netherlands, Bart van der Made attended Erasmus University where he studied econometrics. He started his career in 1997 as an economist at ING Barings and from 2000 he worked at ING IM, becoming a portfolio manager in 2009. He then joined Neuberger Berman in 2013. Bart's investment style is based on seeking to exploit market inefficiencies over the medium term through a fundamental research driven investment process. He is CFA Charterholder.
Gorky Urquieta was born in Bolivia in 1965. He studied finance at the Catholic University in the country's capital, La Paz, and at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Prior to joining Neuberger Berman in 2014, Gorky worked at ING Furman Selz, and as a portfolio manager in emerging markets and co-head of emerging market debt at ING Investment Management. Away from fund management, Gorky enjoys playing tennis.
The Fund aims to achieve an attractive level of risk adjusted total return from hard currency-denominated debt issued in Emerging Market Countries. It will invest primarily in debt securities and money market instruments issued by public or private issuers in Emerging Market Countries which are denominated in Hard Currency US Dollar, Euro, Sterling, Japanese Yen and Swiss Franc and investors should also note that public issuers include corporate issuers that are, either directly or indirectly, 100% government-owned
- Hong Kong
- United Kingdom