UBS Asset Management is a large-scale asset manager, with a presence in 23 countries. We offer investment capabilities and investment styles across all major traditional and alternative asset classes as well as platform solutions and advisory support, to institutions, wholesale intermediaries and wealth management clients.
We take a connected approach to find the answers to our clients' investment challenges. Our global capabilities include equity, fixed income, currency, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure and private equity investment capabilities that can also be combined into customized solutions and multi asset strategies. Complementing our investment offering, we provide professional white labelling services including fund set-up, accounting, asset valuation, NAV calculation and reporting elements for traditional and alternative funds.
Invested assets totaled USD 781 (EUR 682 billion, GBP 612 billion, CHF 768 billion) as of 31 December 2018. We are a leading fund house in Europe, the largest mutual fund manager in Switzerland , Europe's third largest money manager and the top foreign firm in China . We also have a fast-growing and sizeable passive offering, being among the top 10 firms globally and second largest Europe-based passive player as well as fourth largest ETF provider in Europe , innovating in areas such as smart beta and alternative indices.
We are a truly global firm with principal offices in Chicago, Frankfurt, Hartford, Hong Kong, London, New York, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Zurich.
This video takes a closer look at the complexities of the global energy sector, and how infrastructure investors must learn to navigate the rapidly changing landscape in order to capitalize on the new opportunities.
Paul Ellis, Lisa Woll, Jeff Gitterman, Claudine Schneider, Francis CondonRecorded: Apr 16 201960 mins
During the past 40 years Climate Science has accurately predicted rising sea levels, more rapid temperature rise at the poles and hurricanes and typhoons occuring at higher latitudes.
From 1998 to 2017 the global economic cost of climate-related disasters skyrocketed 151% over the previous 20 year period to $2.25 trillion.
Join our expert panelists for a discussion about future climate risk assessment options for companies, investors, financial advisors and policymakers.
Jeff Gitterman, Co-founding Partner, Gitterman Wealth Management
Lisa Woll, CEO, US SIF, The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment
Claudine Schneider, Founding President & former U.S. Congresswoman, Solar Alliance
Francis Condon, Executive Director - Sustainable & Impact Investing, UBS Asset Management
Gunnar Herm, Head of Real Estate Research & Strategy EuropeRecorded: Apr 3 20195 mins
The outlook for All Property in 2019 remains broadly unchanged compared to six months ago, largely due to an upgrade in the industrial sector and slight decrease in retail where investor and occupational demand remains strong. Annual All Property total returns for the year now stand at 6.5%. Although, total returns were downgraded in the retail sector as structural headwinds start to bite.
Zachary Gauge & Paul GuestRecorded: Mar 25 20195 mins
The enduring appeal of private equity real estate was reinforced by the volatility in more liquid assets at the end of 2018. This popularity was reflected in last year's investment volumes as well as 2019's first investor intention surveys. Fundamentals are broadly healthy, but the pace of price growth has slowed and the focus is now on the value of income
Merchant power risk, data infrastructure investments and politics are just some of key themes we expect to impact infrastructure investments this year. For more insights, read the accompanying outlook paper.