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Insight 30.10.2023

Building an efficient equity portfolio of global leaders today

Research has shown that 30 stocks is enough for a portfolio to efficiently diversify risks – and this without even taking into account the added benefits of active stock selection.

Corporate 24.10.2023

“Let’s Discuss Nature with Climate: Engagement Guide” published

In October, the Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership (CISL) published a landmark report, “Let’s Discuss Nature with Climate: Engagement Guide”, which gives detailed guidance to banks and investment managers about how to bring nature into their engagement with clients and investee companies.

Press Releases 18.10.2023

UBP bolsters its emerging market fixed income capabilities

Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA (UBP) announced today that it has further strengthened its emerging market (EM) fixed income capabilities by hiring three seasoned experts and developing its EM fixed income product range into a comprehensive offering embedding responsible investment principles.

UBP in the press 17.10.2023

Dollarisation could be good for Argentina

Allnews, Emmanuel Garessus (09.10.2023) - UBP strategist Alonso Perez-Kakabadse took part in Ecuador’s dollarisation process. He assesses the situation in Argentina.

Insight 13.10.2023

Assessing positive impact in pharmaceuticals

Pharma is a complex and fast-changing industry that plays a vital role in improving health outcomes and global access to medicines.

Corporate 10.10.2023

Building Bridges 2023: Momentum grows for sustainable finance transition

From 2-5 October, Building Bridges, co-hosted by Sustainable Finance Geneva (SFG) and Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF), attracted a record-breaking 2600 participants from banks, insurance companies, big corporations, governments, international organisations, NGOs and academia for more than 70 plenaries, discussions, and workshops.

Insight 05.10.2023

Investment Update panel addresses Asia clients and prospects

Sharing insights is an important way for us to engage and connect with our clients. In September 2023, we held a series of dinners in Asia, including in Hong Kong and Singapore, in which we looked back at our mid-year "Walking the tightrope" analysis and expectations.

UBP in the press 02.10.2023

The UBP EAM team’s guiding principles are quality and selectivity

Sphere (20.09.2023) - Looking after its External Asset Managers (EAMs) and their clients is a key activity for UBP with some CHF 16 billion in assets under management (AuM). We spoke to the managers of the bank’s EAM team.


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