UBP duo democratise family office selection with new service 23/05/2016 ‘If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em’… or so the saying goes. But when the subject refers to family offices in a market saturated such as it is, joining the hordes would be nothing short of “dumb”. Instead, why not do one better and improve the market from its core?
That’s exactly what Jan van Bueren and Thomas Ming aim to do with FOSS Family Office Services Switzerland, a consultancy service held under Union Bancaire Privée’s (UBP) new Switzerland-based Family Office Services Team. By combining a database of existing firms with in-depth client knowledge, FOSS seeks to simplify and democratise the process of selecting a family office.
Swiss private bank signs funds distribution agreement with SEB 12/05/2016 Swiss private bank UBP has signed a distribution agreement with Nordic bank SEB. The agreement allows UBP to distribute SEB’s Luxembourg fund range to institutional clients and third-party distributors in eight countries, namely Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, France, the United Kingdom, Austria and Spain.