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Insight 13.04.2022

Demonstrating how nature-related risks can impact investors

UBP joined forces with Deutsche Bank to address how the transition to a sustainable and resilient food system affects fertiliser company valuations in a contribution to the CISL’s latest report.

UBP in the press 13.04.2022

Opportunities in the bond markets despite the geopolitical context

Allnews (06.04.2022) - The war in Ukraine is no barrier to central-bank monetary tightening. Companies have strengthened their balance sheets and can cope with the current inflationary pressure, which means that there is scope for bond markets, and the high-yield segment in particular, to regain popularity among investors.

Insight 06.04.2022

Impact strategy: rising to the biodiversity challenge

UBP partnered with L'Agefi’s biodiversity conference at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris on 31 March.

UBP in the press 06.04.2022

European government real-estate: an asset class with many advantages

Agefi Luxembourg (03.2022) - At a time when financial markets are seeing highly volatile securities prices and the prospect of higher inflation in the short and medium term, alternative investments in private markets, and particularly in government real estate, make a lot of sense.

Insight 05.04.2022

Major headwinds for the growth cycle

The global economy remains resilient despite negative momentum in Q1 & Q2. UBP’s economists Patrice Gautry and Carlos Casanova take a tour of the macro scenario around the world.

Insight 04.04.2022

Investing in private markets – History and Rationale

We expect private market assets to offer a credible alternative which can serve to not only diversify but as importantly augment portfolio returns.

Insight 01.04.2022

Equities: selectivity is a must

Equities remain an asset class of choice, but selectivity is more important than ever in a tough economic climate. UBP’s experts share their thoughts on key themes.

UBP in the press 23.03.2022

“Net zero and biodiversity are two sides of one coin”

Börsen-Zeitung (07.02.2022) - Climate-neutrality is all very well, but it has to go hand in hand with ‘nature-positivity’, says UBP’s impact investing expert Victoria Leggett.


UBP in the press 21.03.2022

Gold on the rise amid geopolitical tension

Finanz und Wirtschaft (19.03.2022) - While a glimmer of hope for a cease-fire and the prospect of the Fed’s lift-off are providing some modest downside risk for the gold price, the general trend is upwards as investors flock into the safe haven of precious metals in search of protection from the rising geopolitical, energy supply and inflation risks.

Insight 15.03.2022

Asia: Rising energy prices will hasten policy tightening in the region

Even though Asian economies have not endorsed sanctions, the Russia–Ukraine conflict will still have major impacts on the macroeconomic backdrop in the region.

UBP in the press 10.03.2022

“Hong Kong and Singapore is Not a Zero-Sum Game”

Finews (09.03.2022) - UBP’s Asia business saw equally strong contributions from Hong Kong and Singapore during the pandemic, the bank’s regional chief executive Michael Blake told finews.asia, underlining that success from the dual hubs need not come at the expense of one another.

Insight 09.03.2022

Investing in private markets: Why and how

Historically low interest rates and high stock market valuations have triggered unprecedented investment flows into private markets.

Corporate 09.03.2022

UBP receives Climetrics award for environmental performance in emerging markets equity

CDP’s Climetrics has independently awarded our Positive Impact Emerging Equity strategy a distinction for environmental performance in emerging market equity.

UBP in the press 08.03.2022

Consolidation in banking: the challenges of an acquisition

Le Temps (07.03.2022) - The number of private banks in the Swiss financial sector keeps shrinking and, with the wave of mergers and acquisitions that took place in 2021, it has now fallen below the symbolic threshold of a hundred: in a recent analysis, KPMG and the University of St-Gallen counted 96 in mid-2021, down from 101 in early 2020.

Insight 07.03.2022

Ghosts of the 1970s

Nearly 50 years ago, a long simmering conflict reignited with the Fourth Arab-Israeli War culminating in a global energy shock and kicking off the 1970s stagflationary era.

Press Releases 07.03.2022

UBP's ESG sovereign local-currency debt strategy

Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA (UBP) announced today that it has widened its emerging market (EM) fixed-income offering with a new ESG sovereign local-currency debt strategy which favours investments in social, green and supranational issuers and meets the requirements of Article 8 of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)