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UBP in the press 20.09.2023

Government incentives boost investor interest, UBP says

South China Morning Post - Enoch Yiu (18.09.2023) - Hong Kong’s newly launched tax incentives and resumption of investment migration schemes are set to boost its family office hub ambitions, according to the head of Swiss private lender Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) in the city.

UBP in the press 15.09.2023

Private infrastructure: Providing access to the key drivers of the infrastructure transition

Le Temps - (28.08.2023) - While they’re going through a bit of a rough patch, private markets have performed better in the last couple of decades than their public market peers.

UBP in the press 13.09.2023

We’re not expecting a crash or a global recession

Allnews - Emmanuel Garessus (11.09.2023) - As summer comes to an end, the challenge will be to encourage private clients to take on more risk again in their portfolios, says Nicolas Faller, Co-CEO Asset Management at UBP.

Insight 12.09.2023

Tricky times for gold

Finanz und Wirtschaft (09.09.2023) - Over the summer months, gold has struggled to rise in a meaningful manner. The metal traded in a relatively tight USD 100 range this summer, roughly between USD 1,890 and USD 1,990. Gold price volatility continued to decline, and the latest one-month implied volatility is only 10%, the lowest in years. This shows that markets do not expect any sharp moves in either direction over the coming months.

Insight 30.08.2023

Reversing obesity to lighten the load on health and the economy

With obesity on the rise all over the world despite efforts to reverse the trend, impact investors need to join the fray alongside policymakers to reduce the increased mortality and the costs caused by the condition.

Corporate 28.08.2023

Helping young talents inspire others

UBP is pleased to announce the sponsorship of a young dressage rider as part of its commitment to forwarding the careers of the young generation.

UBP in the press 22.08.2023

Private banking: Geneva’s appeal

Le Temps - (22.08.2023) - Many of today’s youngsters see private banking as a much less exciting career option than tech start-ups, yet they have the wrong perception. The private banking industry keeps evolving. It has recognised the need to change and has adapted. Today, it has all the hallmarks of a desirable sector to work in for budding professionals.

Press Releases 21.07.2023

First half-year results 2023

Union Bancaire Privée posts net profit of CHF 110.8 million for the first half of 2023


Insight 19.07.2023

China can evade a balance sheet recession

China’s economy decelerated in Q2-23, led by a sequential decline in manufacturing and investment. Services continue to expand at a slower pace. Below potential growth is resulting in rising unemployment in April and May.

Insight 17.07.2023

Fostering Climate Innovation in Switzerland

The Swiss Climate Foundation is an important catalyst for climate innovation in Switzerland. Having joined the Foundation at the start of 2022, we took the opportunity to speak to its Managing Director Vincent Eckert.

UBP in the press 13.07.2023

UBP’s Hong Kong CEO on North Asia’s Vast Potential and the Bank’s Well- Articulated Growth Strategy

Hubbis - (04.07.2023) - After more than four years as Co-Head for North Asia at HSBC Private Bank, and a long and diverse career in major global financial institutions, veteran private banker Ivan Wong took the reins as CEO for the Hong Kong operation of UBP in November last year.

Insight 13.07.2023

Paving the way for long-term, sustainable returns

In 2022, Robert de Guigné, a seasoned investment professional, was appointed UBP’s Group Head of Sustainability. We spoke to him about the evolution of sustainable finance and his vision for UBP’s sustainability transition.

Insight 12.07.2023

Our commitment to family offices

As an entrepreneurial family-owned private bank, UBP is uniquely placed to help ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) families manage their wealth. In some cases, the best way to achieve this is by setting up a family office: the family’s in-house wealth management firm.

UBP in the press 11.07.2023

Growing the conversation around biodiversity

Responsible Investor - (05.07.2023) - UBP’s Victoria Leggett outlines the opportunity for corporate engagement on biodiversity.

UBP in the press 07.07.2023

Generative AI – an opportunity for active asset managers

Bilan - (28.06.2023) - After a disappointing year for tech investors in 2022 – with the Nasdaq 100 falling 33% – some observers called time on a sector that had totally dominated the last decade.

Insight 04.07.2023

Biodiversity takes centre stage in UBP’s Impact Report 2022

We are delighted to have issued the fifth edition of the UBP annual Impact Report, which highlights the performance and key milestones of our impact franchise.