UBS Asset Management has a long-term track record of providing index-based investment solutions to clients. The first UBS ETF was launched in Europe in 2001. Since then UBS has launched over 210 ETFs globally, with funds under management in excess of AUD 35 billion as of 30 June 2016. The UBS Australian ETF platform was established in 2012. Since then UBS has launched 8 ETFs in Australia.
UBS ETFs are managed by an experienced asset manager, UBS Asset Management, with a long-term commitment to passive management (managing passive assets for 30 years).
UBS ETFs boast a variety of advantages through a wide range of ETF products:
An experienced ETF manager
UBS ETFs are managed by an experienced asset manager, UBS Global Asset Management, with a long-term commitment to passive management.
Diversification with a single trade
A single ETF trade provides easy access to a diversified portfolio of securities in a single transaction.
Easy to access
ETFs can be as simple to buy and sell as an individual share on the ASX.
Like shares, UBS ETFs provide investors with the flexibility to trade at any time during market hours.
ETFs provide investors with transparency of the underlying portfolio shares and market prices.
‘Intelligent‘ research based portfolios designed to deliver growth and income
UBS offer an ETF specifically designed for investors seeking to boost returns in their portfolio and another designed for investors seeking to boost income: UBS IQ Morningstar Australia Quality ETF (ASX code: ETF) and UBS IQ Morningstar Australia Dividend Yield ETF (ASX code: DIV).
Divest tobacco and controversial weapons from your portfolio
UBS offer a range of ETFs that exclude companies with significant business activities involving tobacco as well as excluding companies with significant business activities engaged in the production of controversial weapons.
UBS Asset Management
Belonging to UBS Asset Management, UBS ETFs benefit from a high level of expertise and experience in indexed portfolio management.
Your benefits at a glance
UBS ETFs offer many advantages: They are available in a wide range, cost effective, offer flexible trading and are offered in a transparent and cost-effective structure.
Learn more about ETFs
Understand how ETFs work, how to trade ETFs and how to use them in your portfolio.