UBS is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients. Its strategy is to focus on international wealth management and the Swiss banking business alongside its global expertise in investment banking and asset management. In Switzerland, UBS is the market leader in retail and commercial banking. UBS employs more than 63,000 people around the world. Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland, UBS operates in over 50 countries and from all major financial centres worldwide.