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UBS WM Americas Head Rely Stays Regular in 2022

UBS WM Americas Head Rely Stays Regular in 2022


Advisor head depend in UBS’ International Wealth Administration Americas division remained regular 12 months over 12 months, although whole income fell, regardless of a lift from increased web curiosity revenue, in accordance to the financial institution’s This autumn 2022 earnings.

CEO Ralph Hamers careworn that UBS’ world efficiency throughout 2022 got here within the midst of “a difficult macroeconomic surroundings, persistent inflation, fast central financial institution tightening, the Russia-Ukraine struggle, the influence of COVID in China and different geopolitical tensions.”

In whole, advisors (or full-time equivalents) in UBS GWM Americas (which incorporates the US, Canada and Latin America) stood at 6,245, with the agency’s world depend at 9,215. In This autumn 2021, these numbers stood at 6,218 and 9,329, respectively.

Complete income for the Americas Wealth Administration division fell 5% 12 months over 12 months by $126 million to $2.64 billion, pushed by decrease recurring web charges and transaction-based revenue, based on the earnings report. Web curiosity revenue elevated 37% 12 months over 12 months within the fourth quarter, based on UBS.

In This autumn, International Wealth Americas generated web new fee-generating property totaling about $4.2 billion, in contrast with $21.9 billion in This autumn 2021. UBS outlined new fee-generating property as its sum of discretionary and nondiscretionary wealth administration portfolios, in addition to property the place revenues are “predominantly of a recurring nature.” 

GWM Americas additionally noticed motion in different investments, with $10 billion in web new commitments to personal markets throughout the course of the 12 months, based on the This autumn earnings. Nevertheless, invested property dropped from $1.84 to $1.58 billion between This autumn 2022 and the prior 12 months’s fourth quarter, based on the earnings report. The American wealth administration arm’s pretax earnings stood at $375 million in This autumn 2022, a year-over-year drop from $471 million, a $96 million lower.

Regardless of the worldwide financial outlook, Hamers mentioned he was optimistic in regards to the coming 12 months, touting the agency’s operational resilience, capital power and era in an announcement accompanying the earnings.

“We’re beginning 2023 from a place of power,” he mentioned. “We stay dedicated to a progressive dividend and anticipate to repurchase greater than ($5 billion) of shares in 2023.”



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