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UBP in the press 03.12.2021

"The Web consumer is king"

La Regione (29.11.2021) - The year that is about to end has been marked not only by the persistence of health alarms linked to the coronavirus pandemic, but also by a strong economic recovery in the United States and Europe, chiefly driven by the gradual reopening underpinned by the advancement of vaccination campaigns.

Corporate 02.12.2021

UBP sheds light on the biodiversity-investment nexus

As part of Building Bridges Week – the agenda-setting event on sustainable finance taking place in Geneva from 29 November to 2 December 2021 – UBP hosted an interactive panel discussion on biodiversity and its investment opportunities.

Insight 26.11.2021

The strong performance potential of Swiss small and mid-cap equities

The Swiss small- and mid-cap (also known as “SMID-cap”) universe offers a balanced and diversified exposure to companies with long-term value-creation potential. Active managers can create significant added value through a disciplined stock-selection process.

UBP in the press 24.11.2021

The quest for returns in a zero-rate world

Funds People (17.11.2021) - The rise of passive management, the difficulty of finding profitable, low-risk investments in a context of 0% interest rates, industry concentration and the ESG boom are just some of the challenges asset managers face. We spoke to Nicolas Faller, Co-CEO of Asset Management at Union Bancaire Privée, about all of this and more, in an exclusive interview. 

Insight 22.11.2021

CRISPR: the implications of gene editing

In the latest episode of UBP’s Expert series, Norman Villamin, CIO Wealth Management and Pierre Corby, Equity Analyst Healthcare, invited Dr Samarth Kulkarni, CEO of CRISPR Therapeutics, to discuss the challenges and investment opportunities offered by medical innovation, specifically in the field of gene editing.

Insight 19.11.2021

UBP Investment Outlook 2022

Embracing Change

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Insight 10.06.2021

COVID-19: UBP keeps you up to date

Since this coronavirus appeared, UBP has provided its clients with guidance and support as we all tackle this unprecedented global health crisis. We give you regular updates on everything from our own safety protocols and the recommendations issued by the authorities to our experts’ latest analysis on the effects of the pandemic on the world economy and financial markets.

Corporate 07.10.2021

UBP partners up for Building Bridges

A cross-sectoral push for sustainable finance

Insight 14.10.2021

Investing in biodiversity – why and how

Biodiversity is the variety of life on earth at all levels, from genes to ecosystems, plants and animals. This abundance of life is crucial to the health and survival of our planet.


UBP in the press 18.11.2021

Is inflation a real concern for credit markets?

Institutional Money (8.11.2021) - Coming into the final quarter of the year, our view had been that the economic recovery would allow central banks to start guiding towards less accommodative policies, and that this would provide room for rates to rise. 

Insight 17.11.2021

COP 26 follow-up

The 2015 Paris Agreement called for a 5-year cycle of updates on nationally determined contributions (NDC). This latest update would have occurred in 2020 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UBP in the press 15.11.2021

From Carbon Neutral to Nature Positive

Investment Week (10.11.2021) - As sustainable investing has gathered momentum over the last decade, much of the focus of the underlying investments has been on climate stability and, more specifically, carbon intensity. 

Insight 11.11.2021

The battle against stagflation

Having been dormant for nearly 50 years, the term ‘stagflation’ has once again re-entered investors’ lexicon and with it a concern of a lost decade like the one faced by investors in the US in the 1970s.

Insight 08.11.2021

China: The factors behind weaker growth in 2022

The Chinese economy is facing headwinds leading into 2022, including: 1) Ongoing regulatory crackdown; 2) Exposure to COVID outbreaks; 3) A slump in the housing sector; and 4) Power shortages over the winter months.

Insight 05.11.2021

Key developments to watch for at COP26

With the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference currently underway in Glasgow, Union Bancaire Privée's Impact Investing team has compiled a list of important areas to focus on. The outcome of the conference will be crucial in determining how humanity can mitigate and adapt to climate change.

UBP in the press 25.10.2021

Private debt and affordable housing: a match?

Financial Investigator (01.10.2021) - Private debt can boost the supply of social and affordable housing, for the benefit of investors and low-income residents alike. We see potential for a long-running investment theme. 

UBP in the press 21.10.2021

Why go for frontier markets?

Wealth Magazine (22.10.2021) - Frontier markets offer an attractive investment opportunity, as a separate investment from global EMD, for several reasons. The most obvious is that returns have outpaced broader sovereign EMD through all relevant periods. 

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