Asia Pacific
Investor Client Services

Companies Profile

Investor Client Services includes execution, distribution and trading for institutional investors. It comprises UBS’s leading equities businesses, together with FX, flow rates and credit facilitation.

Equities

UBS's highly regarded Australian Equities business facilitates access for Australian and New Zealand corporates to the world’s largest money managers while bringing offshore investment opportunities to domestic investors.  

UBS is a market leader in trading cash equities, equity derivatives and convertible securities in Australia. 

Our highly regarded research capability combines the strength of our global ability with our local knowledge. UBS has one of the largest research teams in Australasia covering more than 90% of companies included in the ASX200.

UBS is also at the forefront of innovation with a host of innovative business streams including corporate derivatives, high net worth hedging and monetisation, structured products, prime broking services, hedge fund sales and program trading. UBS Price Improvement Network (UBS-PIN) is one of the largest off exchange liquidity pools in the Australian market.

Fixed Income

UBS is a leading force in domestic fixed income trading, distribution, research and debt origination covering the full debt spectrum from government bonds to innovative debt-equity hybrids. We are a leading arranger of debt capital for Australian borrowers in domestic and offshore markets where we are able to leverage the global strength of UBS for the benefit of our clients.

Since the Global Financial Crisis UBS has executed a broad range of products across corporate, financial (senior unsecured, subordinated and covered bonds), government and semi-government, Supranational, Sovereign and Agency (SSA), hybrid listed notes. This breadth of product issuance provides UBS significant market insights and demonstrates our strong execution platform in the A$ market.

Our suite of traded Fixed Income products includes government and semi-government bonds, corporate bonds, inflation-linked bonds and swaps, hybrid securities, interest rate swaps and options, cross currency swaps, credit derivatives, secondary loans and distressed debt, structured products and money market products including FRAs, overnight index swaps and bank bills.

UBS maintains dedicated Australian and New Zealand Dollar trading desks in Sydney and London to service a worldwide client base. Our global sales force provides clients with access to UBS’s reliable and consistently competitive price-making around the clock.

Our Credit Desk Analyst provides trade ideas, analysis and commentary for Australian issuers in both cash bonds and CDS.

UBS Fixed Income Research provides macroeconomic and relative value strategy and research on the AUD and NZD government, semi-government and derivative markets. Based in Sydney the function produces analysis on a daily and weekly basis, including the highly-regarded “ANZAC Weekly” publication.

Bond Indices

UBS has provided the leading fixed income benchmark in Australia, the UBS Bond Indices, for nearly 20 years. Our bond indices are used by an estimated 90% of the funds management industry as the performance benchmark for domestic fixed income investment.