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UBP in the press 28.07.2021

Investing for profitable positive impact

Money Week (31.05.2021) - How we live our lives and how we choose to invest our savings have typically been worlds apart. Happily, it has recently become possible to bring these two elements much closer together. There’s a growing number of listed companies that are working hard to understand their place in the world beyond simple profit.

Insight 28.07.2021

What ESG factors mean for bonds in EM

The creditworthiness of an emerging market country is often thought to be determined simply by its ability to service and repay debt.

Insight 27.07.2021

Japan: Lukewarm Olympics, consumption to recover in H2

Asia Macro - The Olympics will take place despite the State of Emergency (SOE) being extended until August 23. International spectators have been banned and consumer sentiment remains subdued, with few people supporting the event.

UBP in the press 26.07.2021

Libor is dead, long live Saron!

Le Temps (26.07.2021) - The final countdown is underway. In less than six months, on 1 January 2022, the world of finance will enter the post-Libor era.

UBP in the press 21.07.2021

Japan’s corporate landscape enhanced by governance reform

Agefi Actifs (23.07.2021) - Significant improvements in corporate governance in Japan – as shown in particular by increasing female representation in companies' governing bodies – could drive stronger momentum in the Japanese market over the long term.

Insight 20.07.2021

Impact investing engages with a wider public

Impact investing increasingly tells a story that investors can relate to, as Rupert Welchman pointed out at the recent Sustainable Investment Festival.


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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.

Insight 24.03.2021

Agility: at the heart of our discretionary management

Your goals and aspirations are unique – so is our approach to discretionary portfolio management.

Corporate 05.03.2021

Biodiversity loss – a threat to our economy?

All too often, economic progress and conservation of nature are seen as mutually exclusive. Indeed, biodiversity loss is considered to be the price to pay for development. In a new report, the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), in cooperation with UBP, shows how the opposite is true by guiding financial institutions to measure their nature-related financial risks.


UBP in the press 05.07.2021

The evolution of Impact Investing in listed markets – and what happens next ?

A lot has changed in the last few years. Impact investing in listed equity is relatively new and, in recent years, there has been much debate about whether impact can even be achieved in secondary markets.

Press Releases 01.07.2021

UBP to acquire DBI’s Wealth Management Business

Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA (UBP) and Danske Bank A/S announced today that they have entered into an agreement whereby Union Bancaire Privée (Europe) S.A. will acquire Danske Bank’s wealth management business in Luxembourg, operating through Danske Bank International S.A. (DBI).

Insight 30.06.2021

Impact investing : Cork against climate change

UBP interviewed Corticeira Amorim’s Chairman António Rios de Amorim to learn more about how the world’s largest cork products company views its role as a ‘fixer’ in the world’s battle against climate change.

Press Releases 29.06.2021

UBP to acquire Millennium Banque Privée - BCP (Suisse) SA

Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA (UBP) and Banco Comercial Português, S.A. (BCP) announced today that they have entered into an agreement whereby UBP will acquire the group’s Swiss private bank, Millennium Banque Privée - BCP (Suisse) SA.

Insight 24.06.2021

The energy transition is underway – what does it mean for investors?

Turning renewables into sustainable returns

Insight 23.06.2021

Impact investing & microlending: Gentera's case

Gentera’s CFO, Mario Ignacio Langarica Avila discussed with UBP the transition of the business to a for-profit group and the unique challenges presented by Covid-19.

UBP in the press 18.06.2021

Embracing China 3.0

Citywire Asia (15.06.2021) –  How Michael Blake doubled UBP’s asset base in Asia in five years, and where he sees China heading next.

UBP in the press 17.06.2021

Asset TV Fund Selector: Environmental Impact

Environmental impact investing in equities has moved from a niche strategy to the mainstream in recent years. But what exactly are environmental equities, their current valuations and the opportunities available in this sector?

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