October 25, 2016 8:14 AM ET


Company Overview of Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA

Company Overview

Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA provides private banking and asset management products and services to private and institutional clients in Switzerland and internationally. The company offers wealth management, and wealth and estate planning services; and solutions in assets, including equities, fixed income products, convertible bonds and equities, alternative investments, foreign exchange and commodities, and structured products. It also provides multi-management and fund research; and multi-asset and volatility strategy services. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA operates as a subsidiary of CBI Holding SA.

Rue du Rhône 96-98

CP 1320

Geneva,  1211


Founded in 1969

1,450 Employees


41 58 819 21 11

Key Executives for Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA

Chief Executive Officer
Chairman, Managing Director and Member of Committee of The Board
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer of Private Banking
Co-Chief Executive Officer of Asset Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA Key Developments

Union Bancaire Privee, UBP SA Announces Earnings Results for the First Half Ended June 2016

Union Bancaire Privee, UBP SA (UBP) announced a 13% rise in its net profit compared with the same period in 2015. The total of CHF 90 million at the end of June 2016 was up from CHF 79.5 million one year earlier. Operating revenue benefitted greatly from the acquisition of the Coutts International client base, a process which began in October 2015. The figure rose by CHF 77 million (+20%), to reach CHF 453 million at the end of June 2016, compared with CHF 376 million at the end of June 2015. As a result, operating profit amounted to CHF 110.5 million, against CHF 90.8 million one year earlier (+21.7%), and net profit totalled CHF 90 million.

Union Bancaire Prive Names Norman Villamin as Chief Investment Officer for Private Banking

Union Bancaire Prive named a new chief investment officer for private banking. Norman Villamin, former Asia CIO for Coutts, will replace Jean-Sylvain Perrig, who has recently decided to leave the bank and pursue new career goals. Villamin served as CIO for Coutts in Asia between 2010 and 2012. Between 2012 and 2015, he functioned as CIO for Europe and Middle East.

Union Bancaire Privee, UBP SA Enters into Agreement to Distribute SEB's Luxembourg Fund Range to Institutional Clients and Third-Party Distributors

Union Bancaire Privee, UBP SA ("UBP") announced it has signed an agreement with SEB enabling UBP to distribute SEB's Luxembourg fund range to institutional clients and third-party distributors. The agreement covers a selected range of funds that will initially be distributed by UBP in eight countries: Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, France, the United Kingdom, Austria and Spain.

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