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UBP in the press 14.06.2024

UBP's Strategic Vision of Pure-Play Private Banking in Southeast Asia

Hubbis (05.06.2024) - Hubbis met with Eric Morin recently to learn more about UBP’s current momentum in Southeast Asia, the bank’s key focus areas, his strategic priorities, and his vision for the future of private banking in the region.

UBP in the press 12.06.2024

Structured products: a strategic solution

Le Temps (10.06.2024) - Structured products have changed a great deal, after a long period in which they were treated with a degree of scepticism by investors, and as a result of tighter regulations. Although the number of clients using them remains very (too) small, they are likely to play a growing role in asset allocation strategies.

UBP in the press 11.06.2024

“Forget unrestricted market access to Europe”

Finanz und Wirtschaft, Monica Hegglin (08.06.2024) - The CEO of wealth management bank Union Bancaire Privée is focused on growth through acquisitions.

Insight 11.06.2024

Impact Report 2023: a major milestone for nature investing

2023 offered a mixed bag for sustainability. While economic anxieties dominated the news cycle, significant strides were made in recognising the interconnectedness of environmental and financial well-being.

Insight 07.06.2024

Swiss sustainability-related investments see slight growth

Sustainability-related investments in Switzerland returned to a growth path last year after seeing a significant drop between 2021 and 2022.

Insight 05.06.2024

UBP House View - June 2024

Eased ECB policies will boost Europe's recovery. As US growth normalises, developed market economies should converge in the second half of the year, while recent regional market rallies have reinforced our confidence in the UK and Switzerland.


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Press Releases 22.01.2024

Annual results 2023

Union Bancaire Privée reports net profit of CHF 223.8 million, up 6.4% year on year.

UBP in the press 26.03.2024

"10–15% of clients ask for sustainable investments"

Le Temps, Sébastien Ruche (25.03.2024) - The importance of performance, the difficulty in putting forward green investments, who will lead UBP tomorrow: these are some of the many topics covered here by the Geneva bank’s CEO, Guy de Picciotto.

Insight 15.02.2024

Setting sail with Justine Mettraux

We had the privilege of welcoming sailor Justine Mettraux to a unique in-house conference at the Bank. She spoke about her experiences at sea, and in particular about her preparations for the next Vendée Globe – the biggest single-handed, non-stop, round-the-world yacht race.


Insight 05.06.2024

Shifting perspectives in fixed income: focus on carry returns

Against a higher-for-longer interest rate landscape and limited potential for spread compression, fixed income returns will mainly derive from carry.

Insight 30.05.2024

How alternative strategies enhance portfolio stability

UBP’s Senior Investment Specialist Fredrik Langenskiöld explains why alternative investments remain crucial for portfolio diversification amid market volatility.

UBP in the press 27.05.2024

How the US government might deleverage its economy

Hong Kong Economic Journal (17.05.2024) - US national government debt-to-GDP reached 120% in 2023, recapturing the level seen following years of wartime spending in 1945.

Insight 21.05.2024

Embracing regenerative agriculture for sustainable growth

UBP’s impact team believes in the pivotal role regenerative agriculture has to play in addressing environmental challenges and fostering long-term prosperity. This theme can provide fertile ground for investors looking at impact investing.

Insight 08.05.2024

UBP House View - May 2024

In light of the extended duration of high interest rates, we’re employing a carry strategy, ramping up our allocation to high-yield bonds.

Insight 26.04.2024

Swiss equities back on the radar

Following a relatively lacklustre performance in 2023 and the Swiss National Bank’s recent interest rate cut, is now the time to revisit the Swiss equity opportunity set? In this Investment Rendez-Vous podcast, Eleanor Taylor Jolidon, co-head of UBP’s Swiss and Global Equity team, walks us through Swiss business models, current valuations and industries of particular interest.

UBP in the press 25.04.2024

Will the Fed continue to cut interest rates?

Hong Kong Economic Journal (19.04.2024) - Strong Q1 economic data from the US manufacturing, housing and employment sectors, combined with inflation of between 3.5–4% since mid-2023, have caused markets not to only price out the six rate cuts they had priced in up until the start of 2024, but, more recently, to also begin to question whether the Fed might forego rate cuts entirely in 2024.

UBP in the press 17.04.2024

Diversification is crucial, especially in 2024

Agefi Luxembourg (03.2024) - As 2023’s concentrated market rally is extending into 2024, equity investors are worried about a potential consolidation or pullback.