Los Angeles, CA May 15, 2012 – My Yacht™ Monaco, now in its seventh year, is to partner with UBS during this year’s 70th Monaco Grand Prix. The global financial services firm, headquartered in Zurich, will entertain 80 of its ultra high net worth clients, plus top UBS executives, at the annual Friday night reception and party, to be presided over by HSH Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco.
The reception and party, as well as the other events of the 4-day weekend (Thursday to Sunday) take place aboard a 46m (150-foot) private Feadshipsuperyacht moored next to the road course in Monaco’s Port Hercule harbor, offering views of all the Monaco F1 Grand Prix racing action throughout the weekend.
Guests watch practice and qualifying sessions, plus the Grand Prix itself, from on board the yacht. In addition to the daytime race viewing and hospitality, My Yacht™ Monaco is synonymous with exclusive evening receptions and parties held on board throughout the Grand Prix weekend.
About My Yacht™ Group:
My Yacht™ Group creates turnkey, luxury hospitality and branding opportunities on board private superyachts at premier international sporting, social and artistic events. My Yacht™ Group is the result of twenty years spent working in the fields of sports and entertainment sponsorship and experiential marketing, creating long-term strategic partnerships with luxury and aspirational brands that showcase their products and entertain their top clients, while mixing with a highly targeted, pre-qualified guest list at invitation-only events.
Current My Yacht™ Group events can be found at: Miami International Boat Show, Cannes International Film Festival, Monaco F1 Grand Prix, Monterey, CA’s Concours d’Elegance, Monaco Yacht Show, Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix, and Art Basel Miami Beach. Non-yacht events include My Yacht™ Club at the USA F1 Grand Prix in Austin, TX. Planned new-for-2014 events include during Hong Kong Art Basel and Singapore F1.
UBS (http://www.ubs.com) draws on its 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. We combine our wealth management, investment bankingand asset management businesses with our Swiss operations to deliver superior financial solutions.
Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland, UBS has offices in more than 50 countries, including all major financial centers, and employs approximately 65,000 people. Under Swiss company law, UBS is organized as an Aktiengesellschaft, a corporation that has issued shares of common stock to investors. UBS AG is the parent company of the UBS Group (Group).
The operational structure of the Group comprises the Corporate Center and five business divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Investment Bank, Global Asset Management and Retail & Corporate.