Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager, has hired Fekko Ebbens for the newly created role as head of institutional Benelux.
With over 27 years of experience, Ebbens joins from UBS Asset Management, where he was most recently global head of institutional client coverage. Prior to this, he covered institutional business development at Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch. Ebbens holds a MSc in Business Economics from Universiteit Groningen and is a CFA charterholder.
Reporting to Matt Malloy, head of global institutional client group, and Dik van Lomwel, head of EMEA and Latin America, Ebbens will be based in the Hague alongside 40 asset management professionals, including the client coverage, emerging market debt, European private loans, and global sustainable equity investment teams.
Cas Peters, current head of Benelux, will step into a senior advisor role and will continue to provide guidance to Neuberger Berman’s clients in the region.
“We look forward to having Fekko on board. He brings with him a deep understanding of the institutional needs and priorities across asset classes, sectors and through the liquidity spectrum.”Matt Malloy, head of global institutional client group at Neuberger Berman.
“Neuberger Berman offers an extensive array of investment solutions in both public and private markets, leveraging its global platform. I look forward to working with teams across the business to build on the momentum in the region.”Fekko Ebbens, head of institutional Benelux at Neuberger Berman.