UBS Has A Dream

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UBS AG, which has lost at least 50 dealmakers from its U.S. investment bank since 2009, remains committed to the unit and aims to reach a top-five rank, said Matthew Grounds, the division’s global co-head. “I’m only interested in getting our market position in the Americas to where it needs to be,” Grounds, 41, said in an interview yesterday at the firm’s New York office. The bank has dedicated capital for hiring, he said, declining to elaborate. Given the company’s global size, “I want to be top five.” [Bloomberg]

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