Awards

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2019

Fifth year in a row, Asia Risk magazine awards Equity Derivatives House of the Year to UBS

Asia Risk magazine, Asia Risk Awards, September 2019

Best FX liquidity provider of the year

FX Week, eFX Awards, July 2019

#1 Economics & Strategy, Pan-European Brokerage Firm, Overall Research, and #2 Overall Broker

Extel Survey, Europe Awards, June 2019

  • #1 Economics & Strategy: Leading Pan-European Brokerage Firm - Economics & Strategy Research (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
  • #1 Global: Leading Pan-European Brokerage Firm for Global Equity Sectors (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
  • #1 Overall Research: Leading Pan-European Brokerage Firm for Equity & Equity-Linked Research (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
  • #2 Overall Broker: Leading Pan-European Equity House (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
  • #1 Program/Portfolio Trading: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Equity Trading & Execution Service (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
  • #1 Emerging EMEA: Economics: All Brokerage Firms - Emerging EMEA (EMEA Commissions Paid)
  • #1 Emerging EMEA: Equity Strategy: All Brokerage Firms - Emerging EMEA (EMEA Commissions Paid)

Equity Derivatives House of the Year
FX Derivatives House of the Year

GlobalCapital, Americas Derivatives Awards, May 2019


Best Multi-Asset Class Platform, Post Trade Award and Structured Products Award

Profit and Loss, Digital FX Awards, May 2019

UBS Research and UBS Evidence Lab ranked #1 vs bulge bracket peers as "Best at leveraging alternative data"

Greenwich Associates Survey of U.S. Equities – North American Equity Investors, May 2019

Five years in a row, Structured Retail Products magazine named UBS Equity Derivatives APAC, Best Warrants Provider

Structured Retail Products, April 2019

  • Best Private Bank, Asia Pacific
  • Best Distributor, Australia

UBS Public Distribution Switzerland wins at Swiss Derivative Awards 2019

Swiss Derivative Awards, March 2019

  • Best Commodities Product
  • Top Service Award

UBS ranked the leading bank dealer in the six main Precious Metals categories

EnergyRisk Commodity Rankings, March 2019

  • #1 Precious Metals – Dealers
  • #1 Gold – Dealers
  • #1 Silver - Dealers
  • #1 Platinum and Palladium - Dealers
  • #1 Research in Precious Metals

Best M&A Bank (global), Best Investment Bank in China, Hong Kong and Singapore, and Best Equity Bank in Western Europe

World's Best Investment Banks, Global Finance, February 2019

  • Global Best M&A Bank
  • Best Equity Bank in Western Europe
  • Best Investment Bank in China
  • Best Investment Bank in Hong Kong
  • Best Investment Bank in Singapore
  • Best Bank for New Financial Technology in Western Europe
  • Best Bank for New Financial Technology in Asia-Pacific

UBS ranked #1 in 2019 All-Europe II Research Team Survey

Institutional Investor, January 2019

UBS Research has ranked #1 in Institutional Investor's All-Europe Research Team Survey for the second year in a row, with a total of 43 ranked teams out of a possible 44. The survey reflects the opinions of over 1,900 directors of research and heads of investment from institutions managing a combined $4 trillion in European equities.

Swiss Franc Bond House, EMEA Structured Equity House, and North America Leveraged Loan

IFR Awards 2018, January 2019

  • Swiss Franc Bond House
  • EMEA Structured Equity House
  • North America Leveraged Loan (ION Trading)
  • Swiss Franc Bond (Nestle), shared win
  • EMEA Structured Equity Issue (Swiss Re), shared win

2018

Best Investment Bank and Best Equities House, along with six deal awards

Achievement Awards, FinanceAsia, 2018

  • Best Indonesia Deal: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ's US$5.9bn acquisition of a 73.8% stake in Bank Danamon from Fullarton Holdings
  • Best Philippines Deal: San Miguel Food & Beverage's Ps34.1bn (US$637m) follow-on
  • Best Belt & Road Deal: Bank of China's US$2.3bn multi-tranche multi-currency bond
  • Best IPO: Viva Energy A$2.65bn
  • Best M&A Deal: CDH-CGP Consortium's A$1.9bn acquisition of Sirtex Medical
  • Best Local Bond: Virgin Australia high-yield 56NC3 bond, A$150m

Best Corporate and Institutional adviser – global and Best M&A Adviser China, and Hong Kong, and 14 deal awards

Country Awards, The Asset, 2018

  • Best IPO: Meituan Dianping US$4.2 billion IPO
  • Best investment-grade bond: Vanke Real Estate US$650 million five-year floating rate notes
  • Best FIG bond: Bank of China US$2.65 billion equivalent multi-currency One Belt One Road senior bond offering
  • • Best high-yield bond: Agile Group Holdings US$300 million perpetual non-call five-year hybrid
  • Best block trade: Lifestyle International and Lifestyle China US$665 million block trade
  • Link Asset Management disposal of HK$23 billion of property portfolio to consortium led by Gaw Capital Partners
  • • Best IPO: HDFC Standard Life Insurance US$1.3 billion IPO
  • Best follow-on offering: HDFC Bank US$1.82 billion ADS follow-on offering
  • Best corporate bond: Hyundai Capital Services CHF300 million senior bonds
  • Best green bond: Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company US$600 million
  • Best FIG bond: Security Bank US$300 million senior unsecured notes
  • Best liability management: Petron Corporation US$500 million new perpetual capital securities and tender offer
  • Best IPO: Gulf Energy Development Public Company US$702 million IPO
  • Best convertible bond: Asia Cement Corporation US$215 million NTD-linked convertible bonds

Best International Bank, Australia

AsiaMoney, 2018

UBS named #1 in Global Equities Research

Institutional Investor's Top Global Research Firms, 2018

For the second year in a row, UBS has been named Institutional Investor's Top Global Equity Research Firm of the Year, retaining the top spot in the annual ranking. The ranking, based on votes by buy-side analysts and portfolio managers, is an important distinction for sell-side analysts and research teams. Clients voted for their preferred research analysts and teams in each region. Collectively, this resulted in UBS holding 157 leading positions across the world, ranking well ahead of peers.

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Structured Products House of the Year

Global Derivatives Awards, Global Capital, 2018

Most Innovative Bank for Equity-linked Products and Most Innovative Bank for IPO and Equity Raising

The Banker, Investment Banking Awards, 2018

#1 in GEM Economics & Macros, and GEM Strategy

Extel Survey, Europe Awards, 2018

  • #1 GEM Economics & Macro: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Economics & Strategy Research (Based on EMEA Commissions Paid)
  • #1 GEM Strategy: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Economics & Strategy Research (Based on EMEA Commissions Paid)

Best Spot House in Asia, Best e-FX Trading House in Asia, and Best FX Post Trade Provider in Asia

Asia FX Awards, FX Week, 2018


Best Investment Bank in Western Europe, and Australia

Euromoney's Award for Excellence, 2018

No 1. Europe Access Provider

Institutional Investor's All-Europe Corporate Access Ranking, 2018

 

Pan-European High Touch Trading, European Portfolio Trading

Institutional Investor's All-Europe Equity Trading Team, 2018

#1 in America, Flow insight, trends and market structure

Institutional Investor's All-America Trading Team, 2018


#1 Equity Trading & Execution Service, Derivatives Sales, Small & Mid Cap Trading & Execution, and Equity Sales

ExtelSurvey, Europe Awards, 2018

  • #1 Derivatives: Sales: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Derivatives & Convertibles (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
  • #1 Global Equity Sales: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Sales (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
  • #1 Pan-European: Small & Mid Caps Trading & Execution: Top Three Brokerage Firms Countries (Inc. Small & Mid Caps) (Based on Commissions Paid)
  • #1 Program/Portfolio Trading: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Equity Trading & Execution Service (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs

Neo named Most Innovative Bank e-FX Platform of the Year

eFX Awards, FX Week, 2018

  • Bank e-FX initiative of the year
  • Best bank algorithmic trading technology provider of the year
  • Most innovative bank e-FX platform of the year

Ranked #2 for Overall Market Share, #1 in Swaps Market Share and a Top 5 ranking in 15 other categories

FX Survey, Euromoney, 2018

  • #2 in Overall Market Share
  • #3 in Spot/Forwards Market Share
  • #1 in Swaps Market Share
  • #5 in Options Market Share
  • #7 in Emerging Markets Currencies
  • #2 in Real Money
  • #2 in Banks
  • #4 in Leveraged Funds
  • #5 in FX Trading Platforms
  • #3 in Western Europe Market Share
  • #3 in APAC Market Share
  • #3 in Central/Eastern Europe Market Share
  • #5 in Americas Market Share
  • #3 in Overall Electronic Market Share
  • #4 in Spot E-trading Market Share
  • #1 in Swap E-trading Market Share
  • #3 in Options E-Trading Market Share

Sellside Electronic Execution Department of the Year

Trading & Technology Awards, Financial News, 2018


Japan House of the Year; China House of the Year

Structured Products Awards, 2018

Best House for Warrants; Hong Kong; China

Structured Retail Products Awards, 2018

Most Impressive Debt Advisory House for Financial Institutions and five other categories

Bond Awards, Global Capital, 2018

  • Most Impressive Bank for FIG AT1 Capital
  • Most Impressive Debt Advisory House for Financial Institutions
  • Most Impressive FIG House in Niche Currencies
  • Most Impressive FIG Syndicate Banker - Armin Peter
  • Best FIG Sales Expertise
  • Bank Most Likley to Win Repeat FIG Bond Mandates

Best Platform, Best Rates Platform, Best Post-trade, and Best Structured Products Platform

Profit and Loss Digital FX Awards, 2018


IPO Bank of the Year, and ECM Bank of the Year for Financial Institutions

ECM Awards, Global Capital, 2018

Top Service Award

Swiss Derivatives Awards, Derivative Partners, 2018

Best M&A Bank

World's Best Investment Banks, Global Finance, 2018

Top Shanghai and Top Shenzhen Connect Trading by an International Broker

Hong Kong Exchange & Clearing (HKEX), 2018


Equity Derivatives, FX Derivatives, and Research and Strategy House of the Year

Americas Derivatives Awards, Global Capital, 2018

APAC Corporate Bond and Green Finance Deal of the Year, and Europe M&A Deal of the Year

The Banker, Deal of the Year, 2018

Best Liquidity Provider

World’s Best Foreign Exchange Providers, Global Finance, 2018

2017

Best Equity Issue and three other categories

IFR Asia, 2017

  • SRI Bond of the Year: ICBC's US$2.15bn dual-currency Green bonds
  • Best Equity Issue: ZhongAn Online P&A Insurance US$1.76bn IPO
  • Australia/NZ Equity Issue: Royal Dutch Shell's sale of its stake in Woodside Petroleum
  • Thailand Capital Markets Deal: TOA Paint's US$372m IPO

Winner of six categories in FinanceAsia's Achievements Awards

FinanceAsia, 2017

  • Best IPO Australia: Netwealth A$264m IPO
  • Best Secondary Offering Australia: Nufarm entitlement offer A$446m
  • Best International Bond Australia (Joint Winner): Bank of Queensland conditional        pass-through covered bond Euro500m
  • Best Hybrid Australia: Westpac perpetual NC10 AT1, US$1.25bn
  • Best Investment Bank, Australia
  • Best Equity House, Australia

Awarded 21 category wins by The Asset

The Asset, 2017

  • Best Corporate Bond, India: Marble II (Mphasis) US$500m senior notes
  • Best Green Bond: India Neerg Energy's US$475m green bond
  • Best Equity, Indonesia: Sarana Menara Nusantara US$405m secondary placement
  • Best New Bond, Indonesia: Ska Energi Indonesia US$625m debut bond
  • Best Secondary Offering, Philippines: Metro Pacific Corporation US$256m accelerated sell-down of shares in Meralco
  • Best Rights Isssue, Philippines: BDO Unibank US$1.2bn rights offering
  • Best Bond, Philippines : Republic of the Philippines US$2bn global bonds and switch tender
  • Best IPO, Singapore: Netlink NBN Trust S$2.35bn IPO
  • Best Covered Bond, Singapore: United Overseas Bank dual currency US$500m and Euro500m covered bonds
  • Best M&A Adviser, Hong Kong
  • Best IPO, China: ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Company US$1.75bn IPO
  • Best New Bond, China: China Chentong Holdings US$500m senior bond
  • Best Corporate Bond, China: State Grid Corporation of China US$5bn multi-tranche bond
  • Best Bank Capital, China: Postal Savings Bank of China US$7.25bn additional tier-1 capital securities
  • Best FIG Bond, China: China Development Bank US$4bn multi-tranche dual currency bond
  • Best Green Bond, China: China Three Gorges Corporation Euro650m green bond
  • Best Cross-border, China: China National Chemical Corporation's US$4.3bn acquisition of Syngenta
  • Best Corporate Bond, Hong Kong: Cheung Kong Property US$1.5bn fixed-for-life perpetual securities
  • Best IPO, Korea: Celltrion Healthcare US$887m IPO
  • Best Bond, Korea: Kyobo Life Insurance Company US$500m subordinated capital securities
  • Best IPO, Taiwan: FIT Hon Teng US$394m IPO

Best for Overall Client Service Coverage, and 22 other categories

AsiaMoney Bankers Poll, 2017

  • Best for overall services for hedge funds
  • Best for client service coverage
  • Best trading execution - Cash (Australia)
  • Best for overall services in prime broking
  • Best for innovation in prime broking
  • Best for client service for prime broking
  • Best execution - Australia
  • Best economist - Scott Haslem
  • Best team economic for research
  • Best team for automobiles and components
  • Best team for industrials (Australia)
  • Best small cap analyst: Gautam Chhaochharia (Australia)
  • Best anlayst for insurance: Mairko Watanabe (Australia)
  • Best team for diversified financials (Australia)
  • Best team for insurance (Australia)
  • Best team for utilities (India)
  • Best analyst for casinos and gaming - Ramon (Rj) Aguirre (Japan)
  • Best analyst for utilities: Karen Hizon (Japan)
  • Best team for casinos and gaming (Japan)
  • Best team for telecommunications services (Philippines)
  • Best analyst for transportation: Cheryl Lee (Philippines)
  • Best team for materials (Philippines)
  • Best team for transportation (Philippines)

Best International Bank

AsiaMoney, 2017

North America Leverage Loan, Mid-Market Loan and Financial Bond of the Year

IFR Awards, 2017

  • North America Leveraged Loan (DigiCert)
  • North America Mid-Market Loan (SnapAV)
  • North America Financial Bond of the Year (Bank of Nova Scotia)

Media Deal of the Year - TMT IPO of the Year

TMT Finance , World Awards 2017

House of the Year Switzerland, and Italy, and Deal of the Year

Structured Products, Europe Awards 2017


Five deals win at Finance Asia's awards

Finance Asia, 2017

  • Best China Deal: CIC's Euro12.25bn (US$13.766bn) privatisation of Logicor Europe Ltd
  • Best Philippines Deal: BDO Unibank US$1.2bn rights offering
  • Best Deal of the Year/Best Leveraged Finance Deal: The US$4.65bn take private of Global Logistic Properties
  • Best M&A Deal: ChemChina's USS$43bn acquisition of Syngenta
  • Best ESG Deal: ICBC Luxembourg US$2.15bn equivalent dual-currency, triple-tranche green bond

Top Performer Award for trade idea performance at bulge brackets (Asia, ex-Japan)

TIM Group, 2017

Best Provider of Commodity-linked Structured Products

Asian Private Banker, 2017