Neuberger Berman Appoints Jon Jonsson as Senior Portfolio Manager for Global Fixed Income Strategies
London, August 13, 2013 – Neuberger Berman, one of the world’s leading employee-controlled money managers, today announced the appointment of Jon Jonsson as Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for Global Fixed Income Strategies. Mr Jonsson will be based in London.
Mr Jonsson joins Neuberger Berman from JP Morgan Asset Management, where he worked for 15 years, most recently as Head of Global Aggregate Strategies. Since 2008, he has had responsibility for $14 billion in assets under management across alpha (relative return), total return and absolute return strategies.
He held a number of roles at JP Morgan Asset Management including Senior Quantitative Analyst, Head of the New York short-term portfolio management teamand Head of the London portfolio management team. Mr Jonsson holds a Masters in Financial Engineering from Stern School of Business, New York University and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from University of Iceland.
Andrew Johnson, Head of Investment Grade Fixed Income at Neuberger Berman said, “Jon’s significant experience is a great complement to our global fixed income team. Neuberger Berman continues to invest where we see opportunity to excel for clients. Just this past year, we also established a multi-site, 22-person emerging markets debt team as a complement to our fixed income offering.”
Dik van Lomwel, Head of EMEA and Latin America for Neuberger Berman said: “We are excited that world-class investment professionals continue to choose Neuberger Berman. Increasingly, client mandates have us creating fixed income portfolios that cut across the spectrum of the asset class. We welcome Jon’s insight into the process.”
Neuberger Berman’s global fixed income strategy utilizes a consistently applied, risk-managed approach to portfolio management, which incorporates country, currency, sector, issue/issuer and interest rate decisions. At Neuberger Berman this is the result of thorough, internally generated, fundamental research applied to portfolios by experienced portfolio management teams."
About Neuberger Berman
Established in 1939, Neuberger Berman is one of the world’s leading independent and employee controlled asset management companies, managing approximately $214 billion in assets as at 30th June 2013. Neuberger Berman provides a broad range of global investment solutions to institutions and individuals through UCITS funds, customised separately managed accounts, and alternative investment products. For more information, please visit our website at www.nb.com