Neuberger Berman has added to its EMEA alternatives capability with the hire of Yahya Abdulla as EMEA real estate product specialist.
Based in London, Abdulla will work closely with Neuberger Berman’s client coverage team to help investors navigate the firm’s range of private real estate investment offerings.
He brings more than 18 years of industry experience to role and joins from CIM Group, where he worked on international real asset capital raising and client relationship management.
Manuel Kalbreier, head of alternative specialists EMEA at Neuberger Berman, commented: “As the investment landscape continues to evolve, we are witnessing accelerating client demand for our alternatives strategies.
“We are committed to investing in our team to further enhance our client experience and Yahya’s depth of expertise within the real estate space will be invaluable to clients looking for diversification.”
Abdulla added: “Neuberger Berman has invested in alternatives across the asset class spectrum for the last 30 years. I look forward to engaging with clients across the region and working with our global teams to help clients achieve their real estate investment objectives.”