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UBS is a financial services company. It provides wealth management, asset management, and investment banking services for private, corporate, and institutional clients, and is generally considered to be a bulge bracket bank.

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TypePublic
Founded1862
HQZurich, CH
Websiteubs.com

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)66,888(+7%)
Job Openings1,772
Revenue (FY, 2017)CHF36.7 B(+3%)
Share Price (Feb 2019)$13

Key People/Management at UBS

Martin Blessing

Martin Blessing

Co-President Global Wealth Management
Markus Diethelm

Markus Diethelm

Group General Counsel
Ulrich Korner

Ulrich Korner

President Asset Management and President UBS Europe, Middle East and Africa
Sergio Ermotti

Sergio Ermotti

Group Chief Executive Officer
Kirt Gardner

Kirt Gardner

Group Chief Financial Officer
Christian Bluhm

Christian Bluhm

Group Chief Risk Officer
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UBS Office Locations

UBS has offices in Zurich, Basel, New York, Greater London and in 8 other locations
Zurich, CH (HQ)
Bahnhofstr. 45
Basel, CH
Aeschenvorstadt 1, P.O. Box
Chiyoda, JP
East Tower, Otemachi First Square, 5-1 Otemachi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku
Greater London, GB
5 Broadgate 5 Broadgate Cir
London, GB
100 Liverpool Street
London, GB
1 Finsbury Avenue
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UBS Financials and Metrics

UBS Revenue

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UBS's revenue was reported to be CHF36.73 b in FY, 2017 which is a 2.8% increase from the previous period.
CHF

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

9.8b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

7.7b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

78.6%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

1.5b

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

2.0b

Market capitalization (15-Feb-2019)

48.3b

Closing stock price (15-Feb-2019)

13.0

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

92.8b

EV

93.4b
UBS's current market capitalization is $48.3 b.
Annual
CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

34.7b37.2b35.7b36.7b

Revenue growth, %

7%(4%)3%

Cost of goods sold

6.7b6.6b7.4b7.7b

Gross profit

28.0b30.6b28.3b29.1b
Quarterly
CHFQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

8.5b9.8b8.6b9.2b9.5b9.0b9.8b

Cost of goods sold

1.7b2.4b1.5b1.7b2.3b1.9b2.1b

Gross profit

6.8b7.4b7.0b7.5b7.3b7.1b7.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

80%76%82%82%76%79%79%
Annual
CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

104.1b91.3b107.8b87.8b

PP&E

6.9b7.7b8.3b8.8b

Goodwill

6.8b6.6b6.6b6.4b

Total Assets

1.1t942.8b935.0b915.6b
Quarterly
CHFQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

105.7b94.2b94.7b108.9b100.1b94.6b92.8b

PP&E

7.8b8.0b8.1b8.4b8.4b8.6b8.9b

Goodwill

6.3b6.4b6.3b6.5b6.2b6.4b6.2b

Total Assets

966.9b989.4b935.2b909.6b890.8b913.6b919.4b
Annual
CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

3.6b6.4b3.3b1.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

900.0m1.0b1.1b1.1b

Accounts Payable

8.8b(18.4b)33.6b(12.7b)

Cash From Operating Activities

7.2b3.1b(16.5b)(50.9b)
Quarterly
CHFQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

708.0m1.8b2.6b1.3b2.5b3.4b1.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

266.0m530.0m801.0m276.0m542.0m124.0m288.0m

Accounts Payable

15.8b21.5b25.6b(3.4b)(13.4b)(18.5b)(3.3b)

Cash From Operating Activities

(15.9b)(38.5b)(34.9b)(8.7b)(22.7b)(37.6b)3.3b
CHFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

47.3 x

EV/CFO

28.4 x

Financial Leverage

17.9 x
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UBS Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017Mar, 2018

Locations

230 190 190

Countries

50 40 40 50

Assets Under Administration

CHF520 bCHF407 bCHF420 b

App Downloads

1 m
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UBS Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
ConsensoMay 23, 2017
Link InvestimentosFebruary 28, 2013
Luxembourg Financial GroupApril 14, 2011$36.20 m
PaineWebberJuly 23, 2000$10.80 b
OOO UBS Bank
Topcard Service AG
UBS AG
UBS Americas Holding LLC
UBS Americas Inc.
UBS Asset Management AG
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UBS Online and Social Media Presence

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UBS News and Updates

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Goldman and Morgan Stanley jockey over new turf; Web-scraping is the hottest new investing edge; UBS creating 'super human' employees

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UBS is now operating 1,000 robots, and it's betting they can help create 'super human' employees

UBS is looking to add 500 robots and reduce manual processes by 10% in 2019, Chris Gelvin, the firm's head of group operations, said at a media roundtable on Tuesday. Since 2016, the bank has gone from 50 robots to 1,000. UBS is doubling-down on its bet robotics can help empower its back-office e…

Brandes Value NextShares Now Available at UBS

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandes Investment Partners (Brandes) today announced that UBS Financial Services Inc. will become the first firm to offer the Brandes Value NextShares Fund (Nasdaq: BVNSC) on its platform. The fund seeks to uncover companies with attractive value...
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UBS Company Life and Culture

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UBS Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was UBS founded?

    UBS was founded in 1862.

  • Who are UBS key executives?

    UBS's key executives are Martin Blessing, Markus Diethelm and Ulrich Korner.

  • How many employees does UBS have?

    UBS has 66,888 employees.

  • What is UBS revenue?

    Latest UBS annual revenue is CHF36.7 b.

  • What is UBS revenue per employee?

    Latest UBS revenue per employee is CHF549.2 k.

  • Who are UBS competitors?

    Competitors of UBS include Rabobank, Loomis and Barclays.

  • Where is UBS headquarters?

    UBS headquarters is located at Bahnhofstr. 45, Zurich.

  • Where are UBS offices?

    UBS has offices in Zurich, Basel, New York, Greater London and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does UBS have?

    UBS has 16 offices.