Investment Bank

Nearly 6,000 colleagues work in our Investment Bank teams, influencing our sales, trading, investment and advisory strategies.

What others call deals, we call solutions

What role can you play in the Investment Bank?

Nearly 6,000 colleagues work in our Investment Bank, covering  nine financial hubs in all major financial centers around the globe (New York, Chicago, London, Zurich, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo).

Working in our Investment Bank means influencing our sales, trading, investment and advisory strategies.  But it also means driving change that matters. You can influence the future of our Investment Bank in areas such as sustainability, wellbeing and talent development. And you can become part of transforming our Investment Bank into a digital investment bank.

Winning for our clients

We deliver market-leading solutions to clients, using our intellectual capital and electronic platforms.

Our Investment Bank provides a range of services to institutional, corporate and wealth management clients to help them raise capital, grow their businesses, invest for growth and manage risks. We're focused on our traditional strengths in equities, foreign exchange, research, advisory services and capital markets, complemented by a targeted rates and credit platform.

With a strong focus on ESG (Environment, Social and Governance), digital innovation and cutting edge research, we are well placed to support our clients through the challenges and opportunities of the future. Through strategic partnerships and close collaboration with Global Wealth Management and Asset Management, we provide clients with broad access to financing, global capital markets and portfolio solutions.

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Hear from our people

In the Investment Bank, we’re committed to our capital-light strategy, propelled by innovation in the digital space, and underpinned by our unique culture.

Digital innovation is happening all around us, and we have a choice: Do we wait and follow our competitors? Or do we disrupt ourselves and lead the transformation? The choice is an easy one because we know that we need to be leaders, not followers.

Robert Karofsky, President, Investment Bank

Getting our facts (and figures) straight

Our global presence allows us to compete in all of the key markets across the US, APAC and Europe.

UBS Evidence Lab provides insight-ready data sets for thousands of companies of all sizes, across all sectors and regions. This cutting-edge insight helps investors answer the key questions that can influence their investment analysis.

UBS Neo is a cross-asset platform built on the latest web technology to provide a unified digital experience to UBS clients. It’s accredited with over 35 industry awards so far.

UBS Evidence Lab

Turning data into evidence.

A few awards we’re proud to have won recently:

UBS Neo named Best Multi-Asset Class Platform and FX team awarded for eFX Excellence

Profit & Loss, Digital FX Awards, April 2020

M&A Deal of the Year for Global Banking Americas

Natura &Co acquisition of Avon The Banker, Deal of the Year, May 2020

Best Trading Soultion for Fixed Income Markets

TradingTech Insight Awards Europe 2020, February 2020

The UBS Investment Bank Innovation Lab is focused on business innovation, bringing together multidisciplinary teams from across the Investment Bank and our partners to find the best solutions for us and our clients.

Our Investment Bank Digital Academy aims to upskill employees in digital and technology trends. To do this we partnered with Coursera, an online learning platform.

The IB D&I regional councils are made up of a diverse group of individuals who provide input on the global IB diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy, identify regional D&I needs and challenges, and propose regional initiatives aimed at furthering the global D&I strategy, and act as role models and visible advocates for D&I.

The Investment Bank Action Streams are volunteer employee-led workstreams focused on wellness, sustainability and talent.These groups of volunteers work to improve life in the Investment Bank for its employees.

Take2 – Teams that join Take2 commit to giving each other a break every now and again. Subject to work, in Global Markets each team member is given two hours per week during which their team mates cover for them – so that they can take a break. In Global Banking, each team member can work from home two days per month.

Rotation 100 gives employees a chance to experience a different part of the business, with over100 job rotations on offer across the business.

Rungway is a mentoring app that allows our IB employees to post questions either anonymously or publicly, and give advice either one-to-one or openly for everyone to benefit from.

Get to know us

Find out if we’re the right fit for you.

Take a look at our backstage blog, where you can learn more about our culture, our people and our business.

Ready to apply?

Discover the right role for you.

If you find your next career move with us, please complete your application online. We’re looking forward to welcoming you to our team!