UBS Group AG (UBS) is a renowned company in the financial sector.
(CTN News) – UBS Group AG, a holding company based in Switzerland, operates through its subsidiaries, primarily AG. The company specializes in wealth management and possesses strong asset management and investment banking capabilities.
UBS is structured into four distinct business divisions, namely global wealth management, personal and corporate banking, asset management, and investment banking.
The stock’s market cap is $106.9B, with each share valued at $30.89.
Cevian Capital: Influential activist organization.
Percentage Ownership: 1.3%
Average Cost: Not applicable
Activist Commentary: Cevian Capital is a renowned investment firm specializing in acquiring ownership stakes in European companies.
They focus on active ownership to enhance long-term value. Established in 2002, they are the largest and most experienced activist investor in Europe.
Their strategy involves assisting portfolio companies to become more competitive and successful, generating returns through sustainable growth. They collaborate with other stakeholders and owners of the invested companies.
Unseen from the public eye
Cevian is a pioneer in international activist investing, known for its long-term investment strategy and for securing board seats in its portfolio companies. They currently serve on the boards of ten companies in six countries.
UBS is the largest global wealth manager but is often perceived as a regular bank. 60% of revenue comes from wealth and asset management, making it the largest wealth manager globally.
It also holds the top position in Swiss retail and corporate banking. Only 25% of tangible equity comes from investment banking, compared to Morgan Stanley’s 70%. Despite its strong position in wealth management, UBS trades at a lower valuation than Morgan Stanley.
In the European market, banks are trading at a 50% discount.