Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) is a Swiss private bank headquartered in Geneva with some 1,796 people in 20 locations around the world. It was founded in 1969 by Edgar de Picciotto and specialises in private banking and asset management.
UBP is a family-owned company, driven by its clear, entrepreneurial vision, its culture of innovation and its independent nature. Being one of the best-capitalised banks in Switzerland, it offers high added-value services and an innovative product range to all its clients, whether private or institutional.
Activities in Asia
UBP is a keen exponent of emerging markets, with Asia being strategically important for its development. Since the early 1990s, the Bank has been present in both Singapore, where the Group’s Asia headquarters for private banking is based, and in Hong Kong, which is spearheading the development of its asset management business.
UBP is committed to providing a flexible, personalised service, suited to each client’s individual needs. As a bank regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, it is able to provide high net worth private clients with fund and asset management, securities dealing, and financial advisory services throughout the region. UBP has another entity in Hong Kong regulated by the Securities and Futures Commission for the provision of asset management services to institutional clients.