Neuberger Berman NB Private Markets Secondary Product Specialist in New York, New York
Neuberger Berman is an employee-owned global investment management firm with $433 billion in assets under management. The private equity group of the firm, NB Private Markets, is a leading and growing investor in private markets, managing over $80 billion of client commitments since inception. Its secondary business consists of nearly $15 billion of commitments, with funds focused on LP- and GP-led secondaries as well as real estate secondaries. Since 1991, the team has developed significant experience providing both investors as well as general partners with liquidity solutions and is considered to be a preferred partner.
The team is seeking a mid-level (VP or higher) team member dedicated to the secondary strategy, to act as both a product specialist and investor relations professional, managing non-investment activities for the team. The individual will work closely with the investment, marketing, sales, legal, finance and operations teams to meet the needs of investors and prospects. The individual will be a member of the secondary team, reporting directly to the Head of Secondary, and have a wide scope of responsibilities as outlined below.
Product Specialist Responsibilities:
Establish fundraising plan in coordination with investment and sales teams
Help determine launch plan (i.e., first close discount, timing)
Create all marketing materials
Collaborate with sales on identifying list of prospects; both re-up and new investors across distribution channels
Serve as a resource for the broader Neuberger Berman sales teams for secondary related matters
Liaise with third party fundraising placement agents
Respond to requests for proposals (“RfPs”), manage prospect follow-ups, as well as answer client / prospect inquiries
Responsible for managing process as fundraising manager
Coordinate or participate in meetings to alleviate burden on investment team and ensure follow-up materials are provided
Provide sales with tools that they need, such as content, customized materials and education of the product
Handle logistics related to closing including coordination with sales, legal, subscription and clients
Manage investment data
Track and maintain database for secondary investments
Provide performance analysis, such as breaking down performance by various categories
Investor Relations Responsibilities:
Focus on client outreach
Coordinate with the investment team to update existing clients on a regular basis providing portfolio and market updates (providing continuity for investors, even if there is turnover in sales)
Work closely with sales to have a pulse on each client and be prepared to prime them for next fundraise
Focus on smaller accounts such as intermediary and HNW to alleviate burden on investment team
Provide client solutions and positive client experience
Ensure “touchpoints” (white papers, market updates) are being presented our clients ensuring the NB value-add
Identifying areas where we can be a resource to clients
Undergraduate degree in economics or finance;
At least 5 years of relevant professional experience (i.e., experience with investment banking, secondary firm, placement agent or consulting);
Excellent academic credentials;
Ability to multi-task, team-player attitude and a desire to work on a wide range of projects and manage them effectively;
Strong organizational skills;
Remarkable attention to detail;
Strong judgment, maturity and critical thinking skills;
Excellent communication, and ability to articulate and present ideas effectively both orally and in written form;
Initiative and creativity in approach to problem solving and to be resourceful;
Exhibits strong dedication to the job and takes ownership of deliverables;
Ability to move quickly up the learning curve.
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Founded in 1939, Neuberger Berman is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. From offices in 23 countries worldwide, the firm manages $437 billion in client assets (as of September 30, 2021) across a range of strategies—including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity and hedge funds—on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally.
Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm has built a diverse team—including 600-plus investment professionals and more than 2,400 employees in total—united in their commitment to delivering client outcomes and investment excellence. It is our people who define our culture and have enabled us to be recognized by Pensions & Investments as the first or second "Best Place to Work in Money Management” for last five consecutive years (firms with 1,000+ employees).
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