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UBS once more recognized as Best Global Private Bank by peers

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Besides retaining the top spot in the main global category for "best private banking services overall" in 2017, UBS has been voted number one in multiple other key global, regional and country specific categories.

Zurich/Basel, 2 February 2017 – UBS defended its pole position in all segment-specific categories and was able to top the list as best private bank in Asia, Western Europe and Switzerland in the 2017 Euromoney Private Banking Survey. Additionally, UBS maintained its lead in last year's newly introduced categories, "Innovative Technology - Client Experience" and "SRI/Social Impact Investing". The Americas was also recognized for best private bank servicing international clients.

"We are proud of the industry recognition. These awards are an affirmation of the effectiveness of our strategy and we will keep making it our priority to provide our clients with top class advisory and unrivalled service." says Jürg Zeltner, President Wealth Management.

"The recognition globally, and in the United States for international clients, highlights the strength of our unmatched global capabilities and our focus on delivering holistic wealth management to our clients," says Tom Naratil, President Wealth Management Americas.

In total, UBS won in over 180 categories, affirming its position as an industry leader and demonstrating that, despite a continuously challenging market environment, the bank is able to successfully tend to evolving client expectations.

The annual Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey recognizes outstanding wealth managers. Survey winners are selected by an independent peer review.



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