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UBP in the press 17.01.2023

The appeal of wealth planning amid increasing mobility

Le Temps (16.01.2023) - In a world of heightened uncertainty, more and more private bank clients are considering setting up residence outside their native countries, and recent geopolitical tensions have sped up this trend.

UBP in the press 11.01.2023

Alternatives enter a new era

L'Agefi (16.12.2022) - Having played a supporting role while rates were low, alternative investments came back into the limelight when markets struggled in 2022. UBP’s Kier Boley went into it for us.

UBP in the press 04.01.2023

Towards a change of cycle

Delano (12.2022) - For Patrice Gautry, Chief Economist at Union Bancaire Privée (UBP), 2023 should mark the beginning of a new cycle that he hopes will be based on healthier foundations than the current one. This will take a few more months. In the meantime, he believes that bonds are regaining real interest.

UBP in the press 20.12.2022

“Stock-picking and active management are set to become very attractive again”

Le Temps (12.2022) - According to Union Bancaire Privée’s CIO Wealth Management, Norman Villamin, 2023 is set to be less tough than this year for investors. Although caution will be warranted as risks are on the rise.

UBP in the press 28.11.2022

Constructive outlook for precious metals

Finanz und Wirtschaft (11.2022) - In recent weeks, prices for most of the main precious metals have risen: gold has gone from just above USD 1,600 to over USD 1,700 per oz, silver from lows of USD 18.50 to around USD 21.30, and platinum from USD 850 to around USD 1,000.

UBP in the press 18.11.2022

Middle East now a core part of UBP’s business

Asian Private Banker (08.11.2022) - AUM of more than US$10 billion means the Middle East is now a core part of the UBP group, according to Mohamed Abdellatif, who oversees its business there.


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Insight 23.11.2022

UBP Investment Outlook 2023

UBP’s experts unveil their investment views for the upcoming year in the “Walking the tightrope” roadshow.

Corporate 29.09.2022

UBP supports Building Bridges 2022

UBP once again supported Building Bridges, Switzerland’s leading sustainable finance conference, organised by Sustainable Finance Geneva (SFG) in collaboration with Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF).

Insight 09.01.2023

The case for Chinese onshore convertible bonds

The Chinese onshore convertible bond market is the second-largest in the world. It has soared dramatically since early 2017 due to regulatory changes promoting more transparent financing. It is dominated by mid- and large-cap names offering diversified and balanced exposure to domestic Chinese growth.


UBP in the press 21.10.2022

No energy transition without Asia leadership

South China Morning Post (09.2022) - The recent decision by China to suspend cooperation with the US on climate change comes at a very inopportune moment, given the increased realisation of the critical importance of Asia in the fight against climate change. If many commentators used to wonder if the region was a laggard in that area, the debate has now firmly moved on beyond that question.

UBP in the press 17.10.2022

Swiss banks: challenges posed by sanctions

Le Temps (10.2022) - Almost eight months after war broke out in Ukraine, the Swiss finance industry has sufficient perspective to draw initial lessons from the application of sanctions against Russia and Belarus.

UBP in the press 29.09.2022

Swiss bank UBP’s Nordic acquisitions boost European hub in Luxembourg

Delano (27.09) - Following the acquisitions of the teams and books of Banque Carnegie Luxembourg and Danske Bank International, UBP has strengthened its position in Luxembourg for cross-border clients. Patrick Casters, CEO of UBP (Europe) SA and Johnny Bisgaard, deputy CEO, talk about the bank’s “European hub”.

UBP in the press 26.09.2022

The Rise of Fiscal Dominance

Hong Kong Economic Journal (09.2022) - The global economy is now increasingly dominated by fiscal policy, creating a hugely different investment landscape.

UBP in the press 22.09.2022

Rate rise expectations are hammering gold

Finanz und Wirtschaft (17.09.2022) - In August, gold prices started off with a rise, following the publication of lower US inflation data than expected.

UBP in the press 14.09.2022

UBP sees opportunities in Singapore's growing family office landscape

Citywire Asia (12.09.2022) - Singapore’s growth as a family office hub is an opportunity for Union Bancaire Privée (UBP), which has been historically associated with them in Europe.

UBP in the press 01.09.2022

Defining and then Refining the Right Business Model for Success

Hubbis (01.09.2022) - Wealth management in Asia is constantly evolving, and the world today is very different from the environment faced as little as a year ago.

UBP in the press 05.08.2022

Switzerland: a haven of resilience amid the turbulence of change

Le Temps (08.2022) - Will the first half of 2022 be remembered as the turning point? It certainly looks that way, judging by the shift in the prevailing mood since last winter.