Ubs Financial Services Inc
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Ubs Financial Services Inc operates as a financial advisory firm that has its headquarters in Weehawken, New Jersey. The company handles $600.8 billion in total assets throughout 1.1 million accounts, placing it among the largest financial advisory firms in the country by assets under management (AUM). Ubs Financial Services Inc has a very large team, including 10,029 financial advisors. Ubs Financial Services Inc is not a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the firm cannot buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its customers' and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are defined as tradable fiscal assets like options, bonds and equities.
Ubs Financial Services Inc administers some of its client assets on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management is a structure in which buy and sell choices are made by a portfolio manager without needing to seek client authorization. The company also has 650,652 non-discretionary accounts with a total of $327.0 billion in assets. The advisory firm's average account size is $557,788. An average financial advisor at Ubs Financial Services Inc manages about 107 client accounts.
The firm's central office is located at 1200 Harbor Boulevard, Weehawken, New Jersey 7086. The company is legally allowed to serve clients across 48 U.S. states and territories.
Assets Under Management
Number of Advisors
Ubs Financial Services Inc by the Numbers
Products and Services
Ubs Financial Services Inc provides multiple financial services, which can consist of financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, pension consulting services, selection of other advisers, publication of newsletters, security rating services and educational seminars. In the past financial year, the firm provided financial planning services to 1223 of its accounts. It is involved in selling products or offering services apart from investment advice to its clients. The firm is affiliated with a number of other companies in the financial services industry, including with a broker-dealer or securities dealer, banking or thrift institution, trust company, insurance company or agency, pension consultant, real estate broker or dealer and commodity pool advisor.
Core Advisor Services
Offered by 31% of firms
Financial Planning Services
This is the process of planning for your financial future, including for events such as retirement, your child's college education or estate succession.
Offered by 46% of firms
This is the selection and management of an investment mix and portfolio strategy for individuals and small businesses.
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Market Timing Services
This is the practice of attempting to make short-term profits on investments by buying low and selling high.
Offered by 20% of firms
Selection of Other Advisors
This is the firm's assistance with choosing other advisors to work with who may have different specialties.
Offered by 3% of firms
Publication of Periodicals
This is the publication of various financial education materials.
Offered by 6% of firms
This is the hosting of seminars or workshops to educate investors on financial concepts.
Fees charged by financial advisors usually depend on which services are offered. However, fees charged by the firm likely are comprised of the following fee types: asset-based, hourly, fixed, commission-based or other. The firm participates in a wrap fee program, in which the firm offers a bundle of services for a single fee.
Offered by 69% of firms
Percentage of AssetsShow Explanation
This fee, which is the most common fee type charged by advisors for portfolio management, is based on the amount of assets you have under management. Also referred to as an asset-based fee, this fee typically ranges from 0.50%-2.00% of AUM annually. You'll typically pay a lower rate the more assets you have under management.
Offered by 21% of firms
Like a lawyer, a financial advisor may charge you by the hour. This can be helpful if you are only looking for short-term or one-time advice. Rates typically range from $100-$300 per hour, depending on the complexity and level of services needed.
Offered by 1% of firms
Occasionally, advisors earn commissions from selling financial products, such as securities or insurance policies, or making certain referrals or transactions. Advisors who earn commissions may be incentivized to make certain recommendations to clients in order to make a commission. Fee-only advisors do not earn commissions, while fee-based advisors may.
Offered by 32% of firms
Fixed fees are a one-time, lump sum charged for a specific service, like the creation of a financial plan without subsequent implementation. This can be useful if you only need advice for one specific purpose, rather than a long-term advisor. Fixed fees usually range from $1,000 to $3,000.
Offered by 10% of firms
Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.
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Advisors only earn performance-based fees if a portfolio outperforms a defined benchmark. This fee may be calculated in a number of ways but most commonly is charged as a percentage of investment profits. Performance-based fees may incentivize advisors to make riskier decisions in order to generate higher returns.
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Firms generally charge this fee for educational materials provided, such as a monthly magazine. This can be useful if you want to learn about investing or financial management on your own.
Types of Clients
The firm works with a number of different clients. The company provides services to retail investors, high net worth investors, banking institutions, pooled investment vehicles, pension plans, charitable organizations, state or municipal government entities, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, corporations and other. Out of its 1,077,471 clients, Ubs Financial Services Inc's biggest client type is high net worth investors, though it also serves 714,891 high-net-worth individuals. A high-net-worth individual is defined by the SEC as an individual who has at least $750,000 in AUM or a net worth of at least $1.50 million or who is deemed a "qualified purchaser" (a standard met by having at least $5 million in investments). Just 1% of the company's clients are non-U.S. persons.
- High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 65.47%
- Other Individuals - 29.72%
- Corporations - 4.07%
- Charitable Organizations - 0.74%
* The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defines a high-net-worth individual as someone who has at least $750,000 under management.
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Short Hills, NJ
Short Hills, NJ
New York, NY
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