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Press Releases 21.01.2021

Annual results 2020

Union Bancaire Privée announces net inflows of nearly CHF 9 billion and an increase in assets under management to CHF 147.4 billion (+5.1%)

Insight 11.01.2021

The distinguishing features of impact investing

Impact investing is clearly differentiated from other sustainable investment solutions, but still takes ESG criteria into account.

Corporate 07.01.2021

UBP Art Collection Auction raises funds for Cansearch

UBP Geneva employees took the unique opportunity of acquiring a piece of the Bank’s history while making a charitable contribution to the work of the Cansearch foundation.

Insight 05.01.2021

Social & Affordable Housing

Over 1.1 million households in England are on local authority waiting lists for affordable housing. Furthermore, it is widely expected that waiting lists will lengthen as more households will be forced to seek cheaper accommodation due to the impact of COVID-19.

UBP in the press 04.01.2021

The rise of UBP’s impact strategy

Funds Society (14.12.2020) - The first strategy in UBP's impact investing platform, Positive Impact Equity, has been going from strength to strength since its inception. Impact investing specialist Yvan Delaplace details the strategy’s investment process and broader sustainability trends in the sector.

Insight 21.12.2020

China: Don’t fret over an increase in corporate bond defaults

Bond defaults were not part of the debate for much of 2020. However, these have picked up steam in Q4-20, resulting in a record level of USD 21.8 billion YTD, far exceeding the previous high of 2018.


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Insight 01.10.2020

COVID-19: UBP keeps you up to date

Since this coronavirus appeared, UBP has provided its clients with guidance and support as we all tackle this unprecedented global health crisis. We give you regular updates on everything from our own safety protocols and the recommendations issued by the authorities to our experts’ latest analysis on the effects of the pandemic on the world economy and financial markets.

Insight 24.11.2020

Hidden gems in Swiss & European small caps

Small and mid caps have traditionally recorded higher growth rates and investment returns over the long term than large caps: it is easier to generate a dynamic growth rate from a smaller base. Swiss and European small and medium-sized capitalisations – so-called ‘SMID caps’ – also tend to provide investors with ‘pure play’ exposure to major secular growth trends.

UBP in the press 23.11.2020

Frontier debt comes of age

Financial Investigator (20.11.2020) - Frontier debt has grown significantly over the past decade and now warrants serious consideration as a dedicated allocation in investors’ portfolios.


UBP in the press 18.12.2020

The drift towards thematic investing

Rankia Pro (12.2020) - Interview with Didier Chan-Voc-Chun, UBP’s Head of Multi-Management & Fund Research

Insight 17.12.2020

UBP Investment Outlook 2021

A Brave New World

UBP in the press 14.12.2020

The case for Swiss and European SMIDs

L'Agefi (04.12.2020) - Small- and mid-cap companies (SMID caps) have traditionally delivered superior long-term growth and returns than large caps. They also allow investors to gain exposure to key secular trends. However, finding the most promising companies requires a highly disciplined selection process.

UBP in the press 10.12.2020

Value creation: the main attraction for Swiss equities

Sphere (07.12.2020) - Rarely in the history of the globalised finance industry have equity markets been so unpredictable. The omnipresent threat of Covid-19 and increasing geopolitical instability have turned short- and medium-term economic and financial forecasting into mere guesswork.

Corporate 03.12.2020

The talented musicians of Camerata Venia on your screen

For many years, UBP has supported cultural and artistic projects in the locations where it has offices. As part of our promotion of artistic creation and young talent in Geneva, we have partnered up with the Grand Théâtre and the Camerata Venia orchestra.

Insight 02.12.2020

Swiss Small and Mid-Cap Equities – Consistent value creation

The Swiss economy has once again proven its resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic, as reflected by year-to-date outperformance in the Swiss equity market and also its small and mid-cap segment. 

Insight 26.11.2020

European Small Caps – Rising Stars

Smaller companies as an exciting source of growth opportunities

Insight 24.11.2020

Hidden gems in Swiss & European small caps

Small and mid caps have traditionally recorded higher growth rates and investment returns over the long term than large caps: it is easier to generate a dynamic growth rate from a smaller base. Swiss and European small and medium-sized capitalisations – so-called ‘SMID caps’ – also tend to provide investors with ‘pure play’ exposure to major secular growth trends.

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