UBP bolsters European equity team
Swiss manager Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has appointed Matthew Kates as director, senior analyst in its European equity team. He will focus on the chemicals, support services, and leisure & travel sectors.
Kates joins UBP from Nomura Investment Bank where he has been a European equities executive director, specialised in equity sales for the chemicals and metals & mining sectors for five years.
Formerly, he spent over four years at Columbia Threadneedle as part of the UK and pan-European equity teams. During this period, he worked closely with the UBP European equity team, which manages €1.25bn five years after its launch.