Founded in 1998, UBS is a Swiss-based financial company. UBS is one of the largest universal banks in Switzerland offering comprehensive advice and a broad range of retail, private, corporate banking products and services to individuals, corporate and institutional clients. On the international markets UBS is focused on providing financial solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients.
UBS AG is the 2nd largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 472,18 bln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 14.67%. UBS AG is the 2nd largest big bank in Switzerland (out of 4 big banks) having market share of 31.05% amongst the banks of this category.
UBS AG is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is AA- (very high credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is Aa3 (high grade).
UBS AG participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This deposit guarantee scheme applies to credit balances made by private individuals (Swiss and foreign), legal entities (Swiss and foreign) and covers up to up to 100,000 CHF per bank per depositor. UBS AG is a member of esisuisse – Deposit Insurance and makes its contributions into it.
UBS AG is headquartered in Zürich, Basel.
UBS AG is authorized and supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority.