Swiss financial group Union Bancaire Privée posted CHF125.3bn (€106.7bn) of assets under management as of 31 December 2017, up 5.9% year-on-year (i.e. + CHF7bn). The firm reported net inflows of CHF2.5bn (€2.13bn) from institutional investors throughout 2017 while net new cash coming from private clients in emerging countries have offset outflows resulting from tax regularisations […]
Swiss financial group Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has officially announced the launch of UBAM Emerging Market Sovereign Bond fund – an information InvestmentEurope advanced last September. The fund, managed by Thomas Christiansen, invests primarily in fixed or variable-rate bonds in hard currencies and presents an investment universe consisting mainly of issuers based in emerging countries. It […]
Swiss group Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has rebranded its French asset management subsidiary UBI as UBP Asset Management (France) on 1 March 2017. UBP’s French subsidiary is operating in Paris since 1998 and has €4.4bn of assets under management, of which around two thirds comes from international clients. “This change of name emphasises the fact that […]
Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has announced the appointment of Benjamin Schapiro as senior portfolio manager and co-manager for its Paris-based European convertible bonds team. As part of his new role at UBP, Benjamin will work together with Raphaël di Marzio, head of European convertible strategies, to strengthen the management of the bank’s European open-ended funds […]
China’s Noah Holdings has announced a new strategic cooperation with Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA, one of Europe’s largest private banks and asset managers. The cooperation agreement will enable Noah to grow its global capabilities in research and product designing and UBP to increase its reach on the Chinese wealth management market. Noah said it has seen […]
Union Bancaire Privée, the Swiss private bank, has established a new company – UBP Investment Management (Shanghai) Limited – which will be led by Hong Chen, until recently CIO of HFT Investment Management. Chen, whose title at the new UBP business will also be CIO, is to oversee the development of services offering access to […]
With the monetary and economic cycles in the major investment zones growing ever further apart, UBP’s European Equities team is adjusting its portfolio by increasing its weighting in financials as well as in companies with exposure to the US economic recovery. Given the economic environment and a highly accommodative ECB, the management team recently adjusted […]
UBP has announced the appointment of Stella Ma (pictured) as senior portfolio manager for its Global & Absolute Return Fixed Income team. Ma will co-manage UBP’s existing fixed income strategies alongside Christel Rendu de Lint and Philippe Gräub, and will support the expansion of the Global & Absolute Return Fixed Income team’s range of benchmark-agnostic […]
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management (SNAM), a partner firm on UBP, assesses opportunities in Japan.
The departure of President Viktor Yanukovich from office is good news for Ukraine as it paves the way for a political resolution, says UBP’s Zsolt Papp.
Outgoing US Federal Reserve’s chairman Ben Bernanke has announced that the US government will start cutting its bond-purchasing programme by $10bn in January.
Claudio Borrelli, UBP’s head of equity research, has said he continues to find a wealth of attractive opportunities in the US, despite European equities being less expensive then their US peers.