After the first five months of the current financial year, Vontobel expects to post a higher profit in its half-year results compared to the same period of last year. This increase in profit mainly reflects a very high level of activity among Digital Investing clients in the structured products business. Driven by the further strengthening of client confidence, the continuous expansion of its product range, as well as increasingly efficient and targeted marketing activities, Vontobel has further grown its market share in the area of Digital Investing. It has acquired new clients in Switzerland, Germany and Hong Kong in particular.
In the business with institutional and wealth management clients, income generation during the first five months of the year was satisfactory. Vontobel’s good position in terms of income generation will enable it to continue making targeted investments in future growth areas.
Vontobel already pointed to this positive trend at its General Meeting of Shareholders in April 2021. This trend has continued in the months that followed. Vontobel is aware that depending on the market environment, it may not be able to maintain this positive trend on a linear basis over the full year.
Vontobel will publish its detailed results for the first half of 2021 on July 27, 2021.
At Vontobel, we actively shape the future. We create and pursue opportunities with determination. We master what we do – and we only do what we master. This is how we get our clients ahead. As a globally active investment manager with Swiss roots, we specialize in wealth management, active asset management and investment solutions. We harness the power of technology to deliver a high-quality, individual client experience and to deploy our investment expertise across multiple platforms and ecosystems. We empower our employees to take ownership of their work and bring opportunities to life. We do so based on the conviction that successful investing begins with the assumption of personal responsibility. We continuously scrutinize our achievements as we strive to exceed the expectations of our clients. The registered shares of the Vontobel Holding AG are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The Vontobel families' close ties to the company guarantee our entrepreneurial independence. We consider the resulting freedom as an obligation to also assume our social responsibility. As of March 31, 2021, Vontobel held CHF 290.6 billion of total client assets. Around the world and in our home market, we serve our clients from 26 locations.
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