UBS is an institution founded 150 years ago. It has a long track record of providing services and advice to private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide as well as to retail clients in Switzerland. Its business strategy builds on the dominance of its global wealth management business and its leading universal bank in Switzerland, complemented by its Global Asset Management and Investment Bank business, with a focus on capital efficiency and activities that offer structural growth opportunities and superior profitability prospects.
Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, UBS is present in all major international financial centres and has offices in more than 50 countries. UBS employs around 60,000 people worldwide. UBS AG is the parent company of the UBS Group (Group). Under Swiss company law, UBS AG is organised according to the stock corporation model, a company that has issued shares subscribed by investors. The Group’s operational structure comprises the Corporate Center and five divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Retail & Corporate, Global Asset Management and Investment Bank.