Latest media releases

This section contains media releases for all of the divisions in the Americas region, as well as selected UBS Group-wide media releases that may be of particular interest.

July 2014

  1. UBS's second quarter 2014 results – Tuesday, 29 July

    UBS invites you to the presentation of its second quarter 2014 results on Tuesday, 29 July 2014. The results will be presented by Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, Tom Naratil, Group Chief Financial Officer and Group Chief Operating Officer, Caroline Stewart, Global Head of Investor Relations and Hubertus Kuelps, Group Head of Communications & Branding.

  2. US Pension Fund Fitness Tracker: Still no improvement in funding ration in second quarter of 2014

    The UBS Global Asset Management US Pension Fund Fitness Tracker saw the funding ratio of the typical corporate US pension plan drop by approximately one percentage point to 90% in the second quarter of 2014.


    The UBS Global Asset Management US Pension Fund Fitness Tracker saw the funding ratio of the typical corporate US pension plan drop by approximately four percentage points to 91% in the first quarter of 2014.

  4. UBS Global Asset Management Names Kevin Granelli to its US Financial Institutions Group

    UBS Global Asset Management, a division of UBS AG, has hired Kevin Granelli as a Client Advisor focusing on business development efforts in its US Financial Institutions Group. Based in New York, Granelli will focus on opportunities in the sub-advisory and financial intermediary markets, and will report to Bob McGowan, head of distribution for Financial Institutions and Corporate clients for the Americas region.

June 2014

  1. ETRACS introduces the first MLP ETN to track non-energy MLPs offers significant monthly income potential

    ETRACS Wells Fargo® MLP Ex-Energy ETN                 

  2. Mark Haefele appointed UBS Global Chief Investment Officer

    Seamless transition as Alexander Friedman steps down

May 2014

  1. UBS's first-quarter 2014 result


  2. UBS Appoints Ros Stephenson Global Chairman of Corporate Client Solutions (CCS) and Head of CCS Americas

    UBS today announced that Ros Stephenson has been appointed Global Chairman of Corporate Client Solutions (CCS) and the Head of CCS Americas. Ros will join as a Group Managing Director and report to Andrea Orcel, CEO of UBS Investment Bank.

April 2014

  1. UBS Launches SwapsDirect: Algorithmic Trading for U.S. Equity Swaps

    New York, April 30, 2014 – UBS is pleased to announce the launch of SwapsDirect, the firm's high-capacity algorithmic trading platform for U.S. equity swaps. With the launch of UBS SwapsDirect, institutional clients can quickly and easily execute US equity swaps transactions electronically direct from their preferred OMS or EMS. The platform provides automatic processing as well as execution and confirmation. In addition to equities, clients of UBS can also access derivatives linked to alternative assets such as REITS, MLPs and other solutions while eliminating many of the operational challenges associated with OTC derivatives.