Equity Derivatives House of the Year: UBS

Creativity of solutions gave UBS edge in equity derivatives award

Bilal Al-Ali, UBS

It was only three years ago that UBS experienced hedging losses due to a build-up of exotic equity derivatives risk relating to its Japan business. Fast-forward to 2015 and the Swiss bank has revamped its models and risk systems with stunning results; combined with superior structuring in its China business, UBS has set a new standard in Asian equity derivatives.

Equity derivatives dealers in Asia have been in exuberant mood over the past 12 months as regional indexes – especially in China – con

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