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UBP expands its asset management offering

UBP expands its asset management offering

Union Bancaire Privée , UBP SA (“UBP”) announced it has signed an agreement with SEB, a leading Nordic financial services group, enabling UBP to distribute SEB’s Luxembourg fund range to institutional clients and third - party distributors. The agreement covers a selected range of funds that will initially be dis tributed by UBP in eight countries: Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, France, the Un ited Kingdom, Austria and Spain.

“T his cooperation provides UBP and SEB mutual benefit and, o ver the long term, presents an opportunity for UBP to distribute its funds in the Nordics . T his agreement will enrich our investment offering beyond our existing capabilities with high - quality investment strategies, enabling us to better meet our clients’ needs . We now offer SEB ’s funds alongside our own, and we are very much looking forward to building up this business”, explains Nicolas Faller, Co - CEO of UBP Asset Management.

SEB offer s financial services to private , corporate & institutional clients. SEB Asset Management is a European top 50 fund provider entrusted with approximately 95 b illio n euro in assets under management . Among the 150 funds managed by SEB, those included in the agreement with UBP comprise Green B onds, Danish mortgage bonds and sustainability funds , all of which complement UBP’s fund offering.

Peter Branner , Head of SEB Investment Management , says : “Thanks to UBP’s long - standing expertise in asset management and fund distribution, we are confident that this agreement will allow us to better support our clients and third - party distributors outside our core markets . ”

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