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First half-year results 2024


First half-year results 2024

Union Bancaire Privée’s net profit rises by 24.6% to CHF 138.1 million

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Sustainability: an increasingly important consideration for wealth management

In early 2023, Nicolas Barben was appointed UBP’s Group Head of ESG Solutions within the Wealth Management division. We spoke to him about the role of regulation, the evolution of client interest in sustainability, and the performance of sustainable solutions, as well as his top priorities.


UBP House View - July 2024

Equity markets rallied during the first half of the year, driven by earnings growth, a macro backdrop that was more resilient than expected, and continued appetite for AI winners (the “Magnificent 7”). Looking ahead, we anticipate a broadening of equity markets’ leadership. Read more about our insights in the July edition of UBP’s House View.


Finnish ex-premier addresses UBP clients
Our annual flagship conference “UBP Looks at Geopolitics” at the prestigious Widder Hotel in Zurich recently brought together nearly 130 clients, prospects, and UBP employees for an evening of dynamic dialogue. The anticipation was palpable as Adrian Künzi introduced the high-profile keynote speaker, Sanna Marin.


New White Paper covers shareholder voting on remuneration

Research confirms that companies that do not embed sustainability targets into executive remuneration strategies struggle to motivate executives to adopt sustainable practices, leading to misalignment with societal expectations and stakeholder interests.


UBP lays the foundations of a pragmatic sustainability offering

UBP’s Head of Sustainability, Robert de Guigné, reflects on UBP’s progress in advancing the sustainability agenda since his arrival in August 2022, and outlines what’s next for the Bank as the sustainable finance agenda evolves rapidly in and beyond Switzerland.


Things are looking up for hedge funds

Since 2022, certain strategies have been putting in solid performances and their outlooks are excellent. We talk to UBP’s Kier Boley.


UBP releases 2023 Sustainability Report

UBP’s fourth annual Sustainability Report outlines our sustainability vision and strategy, while providing a transparent account of our progress and achievements along with next steps, covering both investments and operations.

About Us

The size and the structure of our organisation enable prompt and fully-informed decision-making. We continuously demonstrate our ability to act quickly and seize opportunities, and this agility benefits not only our clients, but also serves our own vision for growth.



Founded by Edgar de Picciotto


Assets under management (in CHF billions)


Tier 1 ratio

Working at UBP

Union Bancaire Privée is always seeking to recruit talented, dynamic and motivated individuals in order to meet the growing needs of its business.

Swiss excellence, global presence

While we are deeply rooted in our Swiss heritage, our international reach enables us to combine global expertise with local know-how in order to deliver solutions best adapted to our clients, wherever they are based.

UBP Geneva

Geneva is the seat from which Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has been developing since 1969, to become one of the biggest family-owned private banks in the world. UBP’s headquarters, right in the centre of Geneva, are the largest of UBP’s sites worldwide. The head office is also one of the eleven booking centres the Group has spread across the world’s financial and economic hubs. Our experienced wealth management professionals working out of Geneva provide both private and institutional clients with high-quality, specialised services.

UBP Zurich

The Zurich branch of Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA (UBP) is the second-largest office of the Group’s global network with CHF 22 billion in assets under management. At its prime Bahnhofstrasse 1 location, UBP Zurich employs over 230 staff (as at 31.12.2022) providing private banking and asset management services for private and institutional clients. UBP Zurich works closely with the Group’s fourteen investment offices across the globe.

UBP London

UBP’s London branch opened in 1991 and provides both asset and wealth management services. Located in the central area of Marylebone, UBP London employs over 130 staff (as at 31 December 2022).

UBP Luxembourg

UBP has been active in Luxembourg since 1971 through its subsidiary Union Bancaire Privée (Europe) S.A. Over the years, Union Bancaire Privée (Europe) S.A. has steadily built up its presence through major acquisitions and solid organic growth to become one of the Top 10 Luxembourg private banks (in total assets). As the Group’s European hub, UBP Luxembourg is fully licensed to carry out its activities in the European Union, which allows our experts to serve our clients in each of the 27 Member States from our headquarters in Luxembourg.

UBP Monaco

Since it was created in 2014 the Monaco branch of Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA, a Monaco- and French-regulated institution, has steadily built up its offering to become a leader in the Principality. We offer traditional banking products and solutions but stand out among our peers through a range of exclusive services.

UBP Dubai

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) is a family-owned and truly independent Swiss private bank, which caters to private and institutional clients. Deeply rooted in Switzerland, UBP’s heritage is one of excellence, stability, discretion and professionalism.

Today, UBP manages over CHF 140 billion in assets under management. With a highly specialised professional workforce of 2,094 people, the Bank is present in over 20 locations around the world, and offers its clients 11 different booking centres, including in Geneva, Monaco and Singapore.

UBP Singapore

UBP: A family-owned bank with a legacy of innovation and strong foothold in Asia

UBP Hong Kong

UBP: A family-owned bank with a legacy of innovation and strong foothold in Asia

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