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Investing early in Singapore's future

UBS, the biggest wealth manager in the world, is nurturing local financial talent to compete with the world

'Our ambition is to remain as the best and the biggest wealth manager in the region. We want to be the trusted wealth manager for individuals and business families over the generations.' - Edmund Koh, UBS Singapore country head and head of wealth management of South-east Asia and Asia Pacific Hub

NEARLY 50 years ago, the expansionary ambitions of Switzerland's largest bank brought it to Singapore. The Swiss Bank Corporation, a predecessor of today's UBS, was the first Swiss bank to invest here. It said then that it liked the city-state's strategic location and potential as a banking and