Flynn, Neuberger Berman co-portfolio manager, passes away

Neuberger Berman said April 26 that Patrick Flynn, co-portfolio manager of the Neuberger Berman High Yield Strategies Fund Inc, passed away on April 23. His death was unexpected, a statement said.


NEW YORK, April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Neuberger Berman and the Neuberger Berman High Yield Strategies Fund Inc. (NYSE American: NHS) (the “Fund”) are deeply saddened to announce that Patrick Flynn, Co-Portfolio Manager of the Fund, passed away unexpectedly the evening of April 23, 2019. Neuberger Berman and the Fund’s Directors mourn his untimely passing and along with our colleagues and clients extend our deepest condolences to his loved ones.

Current Co-Portfolio Managers Thomas P. O’Reilly, Russ Covode, Daniel Doyle and Joseph Lind, with an average of 29 years of industry experience, continue to manage the Fund. Chris Kocinski, Managing Director, and Steve Ruh, Senior Vice President, Co-Directors of Non-Investment Grade Credit Research, who lead a team of 26 research analysts with an average of 12 years of industry experience, support them.

All of those individuals contribute to Neuberger Berman’s broader Non-Investment Grade Credit team of portfolio managers, research analysts, portfolio specialists and traders. Other senior leaders on the team include Managing Directors and Portfolio Managers Joe Lynch, Steve Casey, Vivek Bommi, and Pim van Schie. The team-based approach to portfolio management positions the Non-Investment Grade team to deliver the same continuity of investment process and risk management that has distinguished it for the past two decades.

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