Asia wealth is Europe’s new battleground
European wealth managers are battling it out in Asia but North America is where private banking revenues are.
Awards for Excellence 2017
Western Europe's best bank for advisory 2017: UBS
UBS rebuilds in Brazil with acquisition of Consenso
Swiss bank buys Brazil’s biggest multi-family office; wealth management industry continues to grow fast despite economic turbulence.
Cost of equity (COE) dips under return on equity (ROE) as outperformance forecast; long decline in ROE since 2007 seen to have ‘bottomed-out’.
UBS rethinks gender-lens investing
Americas wealth management division partners with specialist investment fund to back tech companies with women at the helm.
Asia: 1MDB puts Singapore private banking on notice
On October 11, the Monetary Authority of Singapore threw Falcon Bank out of the country – the second bank to be closed down over 1MDB connections, after BSI in May. It fined DBS S$1 million ($720,000) and UBS S$1.3 million for breaches of anti-money laundering requirements and control lapses.
UBS under Hong Kong IPO investigation
Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission is investigating UBS for its handling of IPOs. Its licence could be at stake.
UBS: Steely on the outside, cashless on the inside
Awards for Excellence 2016
World's best bank for markets
World's best bank for wealth management
Western Europe's best bank for markets
Asia's best bank for wealth management
Social impact investing finds its feet
UBS oncology fund raises $471 million; banks turn to foundations to collaborate.
Even Leibovitz can’t make banks look good
Star photographer Annie Leibovitz was in Singapore recently, promoting a new exhibition commissioned by UBS.
Blessing lands at UBS
UBS’s wealth management chief used a crisis to reinvent the bank’s core business. Even competitors admit that he also took the whole industry in a better direction.
Sideways: Ermotti does a Diamond-lite
UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti may just have ‘Done a Diamond’ with his widely reported message to bankers at the firm that they should take more risk and not be afraid to make mistakes.
Achievement in CSR Award: UBS
Print Order Back to winners table UBS has made important contributions to the development of impact investing over the last 12 months – one of the reasons for the bank’s Achievement in CSR award.
UBS WM chief says tougher times for advisory model
Jürg Zeltner, chief executive at UBS Wealth Management, talks to Euromoney about the new challenges in investment management and asset allocation facing the private-banking industry.
Private banking CIO outlook 2015: UBS Wealth Management
Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS Wealth Management, says his firm is looking to the US for this year's returns.
Best global bank 2014: UBS – Model of a modern bank
Awards for Excellence 2014: Best global bank
New CIO for UBS Wealth Management
UBS announces that Alex Friedman, global chief investment officer, will be leaving the firm.
Key takeaways from UBS's results
Asia and emerging markets provide the bulk of net new assets for UBS in the first quarter.
UBS rewrites rules on how to charge private-banking clients fees
Change is afoot in the private-banking industry as UBS launches a ‘middle-way’ approach to charging clients fees for advice, Euromoney can reveal.
By cutting back its investment bank sharply, UBS chief executive Sergio Ermotti has laid down a challenge to competitors. It now seems that the private bankers wielding power at the top of UBS want to keep fair chunks of the investment bank. Has Ermotti found the keys to a resurgent UBS?
Does UBS need a second home market?
In its home market, UBS has aroused plenty of popular antipathy as an embarrassment to the country for its frequent stumbles in the past five years. But as a business, it is doing reasonably well.
UBS reports fourth-quarter loss but boosts capital and dividend
February 5, 2013
Investors and regulators will like its latest plan to pay part of bankers’ compensation in a new form of contingent convertible.
Investment banking: Shareholders welcome new UBS
Creates challenge to other banks; Capital-lite bank suited to low growth.
UBS’s axe wielding could prove game changer
For some reason, the phrase “Denial is not a river in Egypt” resounds in my mind.
Why should UBS stick with investment banking?
The trading scandal raises further questions about the validity of UBS’s investment bank and whether an integrated model works for the Swiss group. Experts say they should concentrate on wealth management.