Neuberger Berman has appointed Alberto Salato to the newly created role of head of Southern Europe, effective immediately. Based in Milan, Alberto oversees client coverage across Iberia and Italy, reporting to Dik van Lomwel, head of EMEA and LatAm.
Salato joins from Blackrock Investment Management where he was managing director and head of Institutional for the Italian business for over a decade. Prior to that he was with Franklin Templeton Investments having begun his career with JP Morgan Private Banking in Milan.
Neuberger Berman has built up a strong local presence in Southern Europe having opened a Milan office in 2011 and established a Madrid presence in 2015. The firm also added a Private Equity team based in Milan (NB Renaissance Partners) in 2015.