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Press Releases 15.12.2015

UBP strengthens European Equity team

UBP strengthens European Equity team

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) today announced the appointment of Matthew Kates as Director, Senior Analyst in its European Equity team.

Mr Kates joins UBP from Nomura Investment Bank where, as a European Equities Executive Director, he specialised in equity sales for the chemicals and metals & mining sectors for five years. Prior to this, he spent over four years at Columbia Threadneedle as part of the UK and Pan-European Equity teams.

In his new role at UBP Mr Kates will focus on the chemicals, support services, and leisure & travel sectors. With extensive experience in European Equities Mr Kates has worked closely with the UBP team during its own tenure at Threadneedle. His appointment comes at a time when the European Equity team is celebrating its 5th year anniversary at UBP and now manages 1.25 billion Euros.

Commenting on the appointment, Rob Jones, Co-Head – Pan European Equity, said: “Matthew joins us with significant experience in his specialist sectors and, coupled with his existing relationship with the team, will be an invaluable addition to UBP. His appointment reflects our continued ambitions to enhance our European Equities capabilities for the benefit of investors.”

For any further information, please contact:
Bernard Schuster, Group Head of Communications, tel. +41 58 819 24 70


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