Investment manager Neuberger Berman has announced the launch of its Neuberger Berman Global Real Estate Securities Fund a sub-fund of its Irish-Domiciled UCITS fund umbrella, Neuberger Berman Investment Funds plc.
The Fund invests in a portfolio of global real estate securities with the aim of outperforming the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index. The portfolio will typically hold 50-70 securities, diversified by geographic region, countries and property sectors.
It is managed by the Neuberger Berman Global Real Estate Securities Group led by Steve Shigekawa. The team has on-the-ground regional resources, with portfolio managers Steve Shigekawa and Brian Jones based in the US, Gillian Tiltman in Europe and Anton Kwang in Asia Pacific. The Group manages approximately $2.7bn (€2.3) in AUM.
Steve Shigekawa, head of the Global Real Estate Securities Group commented: “This new fund is a natural extension of our existing US strategy and has been launched in response to increasing interest from clients for global strategies. We have the right people in the right locations to build a focused and differentiated global real estate portfolio.”