Credit Suisse-UBS merger would make investment banking sense

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By Jasper Cox
17 Sep 2020

If UBS’s reported exploration of a merger with Credit Suisse actually leads to a tie-up at some point, it would create a formidable European investment bank.

UBS chair Axel Weber has looked into a merger and has hired management consultants to explore the idea, according to media reports at the beginning of the week. UBS declined to comment, and neither bank has made a public statement.

Any deal could face multiple obstacles, including ...

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