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Switzerland – Home of family wealth

Family wealth is safe in Switzerland. Why? Because Switzerland is one of the world's most financially strong and stable countries, with a long tradition in banking and investing.

UBS is the world's largest and only truly global wealth manager. We've been helping families achieve their ambitions and manage their wealth for over 160 years. As wealth managers we ensure that our client’s assets are safe, well managed and accessible at all times.

Why do families worldwide choose Switzerland to protect and grow their assets?

  • Switzerland is ranked as the number one offshore center
  • Its financial institutions have received numerous awards for excellence
  • The country's banking system is renowned for its strength, high standards, and easy access to international markets
  • Skilled professionals worldwide are drawn to Switzerland for its strong economy and political stability


Why are family offices set up in Switzerland?

There are several reasons why family offices benefit from being established in Switzerland, including:

  • Geopolitical and financial diversification
  • A stable and predictable legal system
  • A robust global financial hub
  • A business-friendly tax environment
  • Access to European investment and M&A opportunities
  • Asset protection
  • Connectivity and time zone advantages
  • A high-quality lifestyle encompassing security, infrastructure, healthcare, and education for future generations

A safe and secure home base is key to reaching your life goals. Wherever life may lead, we'll be right there – right from our home here in Switzerland.