Hong Kong, 9 July 2020 – UBS Research today announced the launch of its new thematic research product, China 360. Powered by proprietary UBS Evidence Lab data, China 360 will provide a direct window into one of the world’s most dynamic economies, connecting the dots across macro and industry themes to navigate a rapidly-evolving landscape. The research products will complement the deep local expertise of UBS's #1 ranked China research business among international banks1.

"China 360 seeks to build on the unique position UBS has developed in China over the past two decades and will translate not only in to written product but also bespoke access in the form of high-touch expert access and bespoke tours," said Damien Horth, Global Head of New Business Initiatives at UBS Global Research.

Led by Natalie Cade, former deputy head & research director of China Reality Research, the China 360 team will be made up of experienced researchers across a range of key areas, including internet, TMT, consumer, gaming, fintech, property, financials and macroeconomics.

"Collectively, the team has in excess of 70 years of experience, deep industry knowledge and is supported by an on-the-ground network which will help provide our clients with insight into a wide range of key trends encompassing inter alia technology & innovation, demographics & social change, rising wealth & new consumers to China’s economic transition," said Cade.

"The team will use UBS Evidence Lab data on thousands of companies to help contextualise our perspective and provide clients evidence-based insight as we aim to help them make better investment decisions. Globally, Evidence Lab is made up of hundreds of experts spanning a wide range of specialisations," added Cade.

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About UBS

UBS provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. UBS's 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.

UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in more than 50 regions and locations, with about 31% of its employees working in the Americas, 32% in Switzerland, 19% in the rest of Europe, the Middle East and Africa and 18% in Asia Pacific. UBS Group AG employs over 67,000 people around the world. Its shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

About UBS Evidence Lab

UBS Evidence Lab is a sell-side team of experts, independent of UBS Research, that work across 45 specialized labs creating insight-ready datasets. The experts turn data into evidence by applying a combination of tools and techniques to harvest, cleanse, and connect billions of data items each month. The library of assets, covering over 4000+ companies of all sizes, across all sectors and regions, is designed to help investors answer the questions that matter to their investment analysis.

Since 2014, UBS Research Analysts have utilized the expertise of UBS Evidence Lab for insight-ready datasets on companies, sectors, and themes, resulting in the production of over 5,000 differentiated UBS Research reports.

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