Neuberger Berman appoints Andrew Wilmont to boost high yield team
Andrew Wilmont has been appointed lead European high yield portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman.
Based in London, Wilmont will head European high yield investments at Alcentral, and be a senior member of the Neuberger Berman global high yield team, reporting to Ann Benjamin, the manager’s CIO for non-investment grade strategies.
Wilmont previously worked as head of European high yield strategies at Axa Investment Managers. Previously he worked at Pareto Partners and New Flag Asset Management.
Neuberger Berman plans to introduce a European high yield fund for non-US investors as part of the firm’s growing Ucits fund platform.
The manager manages over $18billion in assets across its Dublin domiciled Neuberger Berman Investment Funds plc. Ucits range, including the Neuberger Berman High Yield Bond Fund.