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Insight 14.08.2018

Oil demand stays firm

WTI oil prices are down almost 10% since the beginning of July. At the beginning of August, oil prices started their longest weekly losing streak in three years. The US/China trade tensions fuelled concerns that global economic growth could slow, weakening worldwide energy demand.
Insight 07.08.2018

A regime change ahead for global technology

Spotlight - An evolution in return drivers for global technology.

Insight 30.07.2018

Exploiting opportunities in equities and managing risks in bonds

Investors entered 2018 optimistic following the stellar returns across most asset classes in 2017.

UBP in the press 25.07.2018

Convertibles sparking investors’ interest

With the entry into an advanced phase of the economic cycle, companies have been looking at convertible bonds with fresh eyes as a valid alternative to traditional debt instruments to finance their growth.

Insight 23.07.2018

Hedge Funds: a genuine diversification opportunity

Today’s alternative asset management industry bears little resemblance to the way it was ten years ago. Hedge funds, focused on managing risk, are enabling investors to diversify their investments in a way that is particularly well suited to the current market context.

Insight 20.07.2018

Emerging Markets: growth potential unaffected by the rising dollar

The decline in emerging-market currencies since March is the result of the dollar rally. However, emerging markets are still benefiting from synchronised growth in the global economy. That momentum provides a good opportunity to move back into this asset class.


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Insight 26.05.2017

The time is right for convertible bonds

The beginning of a trend

UBP in the press 14.09.2017

Exclusive interview with Guy de Picciotto

Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) - Guy de Picciotto, CEO of Geneva-based bank UBP, believes the financial sector could be at the start of a new era, past problems have been solved, and banks now have the chance to draw on their traditional strengths.

UBP in the press 12.09.2017

Five questions to Norman Villamin

NZZ am Sonntag (10.09.2017) - Interview with Norman Villamin, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Private Banking and Head of Asset Allocation.


Press Releases 19.07.2018

UBP announces a net profit of CHF 115 million

Net profit at the end of June 2018 rose to CHF 115.3 million, up 5.3% from CHF 109.5 million from the same period in 2017. The operating result of CHF 147.4 million, compared with CHF 133.9 million a year earlier, represents an increase of 10.1% (+ CHF 13.5 million). Assets under management reached CHF 128.4 billion thanks to net inflows of CHF 2.7 billion.

Press Releases 19.07.2018

UBP expands its activities in the UK with the acquisition of ACPI

Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA (UBP) has announced that it has agreed to acquire ACPI Investments Limited (ACPI), an independent London-based investment management company, and the activities of ACPI IM Limited in Jersey. The transaction is subject to the approval of the relevant regulatory bodies, and is expected to complete during the fourth quarter of 2018.
Insight 17.07.2018

Gold faces difficult times

Despite the prevailing uncertainty about the prospect of a trade war that could escalate and stir up significant turmoil and damage global financial markets, gold has been under pressure since mid-June.

UBP in the press 16.07.2018

Eric Morin covers a lot of ground in his role

cpjobs.com (14.07.2018) - It may not feature on his CV or official job description, but one of Eric Morin’s key skills is the ability to perform an astute balancing act. Doing that, though, has become second nature to him thanks to more than 30 years in finance and wealth management and a knack for managing change, planning adjustments, and taking a studied approach to every new initiative.

UBP in the press 13.07.2018

Overlay strategies are up to today’s challenges

Equity markets still offer attractive investment opportunities, but since the beginning of the year they have seen increased volatility. In these conditions, overlay strategies can be an interesting solution for investors.

Press Releases 12.07.2018

Launch of a new investment-grade strategy

UBP announced today that it is further expanding its euro fixed-income offering with the launch of a new investment-grade strategy.

Insight 10.07.2018

Trade War Update

Asia Macro Strategy (10.07.2018) - The trade war that started last Friday (July 6th) has been well anticipated. The US initially imposed tariffs of 25% tax on US$34 billion worth of Chinese goods. The next US$16 billion will be announced in two weeks, according to US President Donald Trump.

UBP in the press 03.07.2018

Convertible bonds to navigate through late market cycle challenges

Cash (06.2018), Interview by Katharina Lamster - What should investors know before investing in convertible bonds? Cash spoke with Nicolas Delrue about the asset class’ opportunities and risks.

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