New York, July 12- As part of the 2018 Euromoney Awards for Excellence, UBS was recently named the "world's best bank for wealth management," one of our industry's top honors.
A strong wealth management presence in the US and Asia, a world-class chief investment office, and a leading philanthropy and sustainable investing offering are the key factors behind this latest accolade for Global Wealth Management. On receiving this honor, Martin Blessing and Tom Naratil, Co-Presidents of Global Wealth Management, said, "As we continue to focus on serving HNW/UHNW clients and growing our business for the future, accolades like this affirm that we have the right strategy, the best people and that we're well on our way to achieving our full potential.
About the Awards for Excellence
For almost 50 years, Euromoney has been the leading publication for covering the growth of international finance. Over the past 12 months its coverage has included interviews with close to 100 bank CEOs, ministers of finance and central bank governors around the world.
Euromoney's Awards for Excellence are the awards that matter to the banks and bankers who matter. They were established in 1992 and were the first of their kind in the global banking industry. This year Euromoney received almost 1,500 submissions from banks in an awards programme that covers 20 global awards, more than 50 regional awards, and best bank awards in close to 100 countries.
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About Global Wealth Management
As the world's largest wealth manager, UBS Global Wealth Management provides comprehensive advice, solutions and services to wealthy families and individuals around the world. Clients who work with UBS benefit from a fully integrated set of wealth management capabilities and expertise, including wealth planning, investment management, capital markets, banking, lending and institutional and corporate financial advice.
UBS provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. UBS' strategy is centered on our leading global wealth management business and our premier universal bank in Switzerland, enhanced by Asset Management and the Investment Bank. The bank focuses on businesses that have a strong competitive position in their targeted markets, are capital efficient, and have an attractive long-term structural growth or profitability outlook.
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, UBS has offices in 52 countries, including all major financial centers, and employs approximately 60,000 people. UBS Group AG is the holding company of the UBS Group. Under Swiss company law, UBS Group AG is organized as an Aktiengesellschaft, a corporation that has issued shares of common stock to investors.
The Euromoney awards were independently determined and awarded by the Euromoney editorial team. UBS did not pay a fee in exchange for these awards. For more information on a particular award, please visit ubs.com/us/en/designation-disclosures.
As a firm providing wealth management services to clients, UBS Financial Services Inc. offers both investment advisory services and brokerage services. Investment advisory services and brokerage services are separate and distinct, differ in material ways and are governed by different laws and separate arrangements. It is important that clients understand the ways in which we conduct business and that they carefully read the agreements and disclosures that we provide to them about the products or services we offer. For more information visit our website at ubs.com/workingwithus