Latest media releases

This site lists the latest 20 media releases. Please go to the archive for previously published media releases.

July 2015

June 2015

  1. UBS expands presence in Hong Kong with new office in Kowloon

    UBS's largest outdoor advertisement lights up the Kowloon skyline 

  2. UBS announces successful implementation of UBS Switzerland AG

    With the implementation of UBS Switzerland AG, UBS has taken another substantial step to improve the resolvability of the Group in response to regulatory requirements affecting the entire banking industry. UBS Switzerland AG is now operating as a fully-owned banking subsidiary of UBS AG with its own banking license. As part of the changes to UBS's legal structure, UBS AG's Retail & Corporate and Wealth Management businesses booked in Switzerland have been transferred to UBS Switzerland AG, effective June 14.

May 2015

  1. UBS and PwC’s 2015 Billionaires Report Examines Trends in Extreme Wealth

    - Billionaire wealth in Asia set to surpass that in the US in five to 10 years

  2. UBS and PwC’s 2015 Billionaire Report examines trends in extreme wealth

    Billionaire wealth in Asia set to surpass that in the US in five to 10 years

  3. UBS AG announces final terms of cash or share dividend

    Zurich/Basel, 22 May 2015 – At their Annual General Meeting on 7 May 2015, shareholders of UBS AG approved the distribution of a cash or share (title) dividend ("COTD"). Accordingly, between 8 May 2015 and 21 May 2015, each UBS AG shareholder was able to elect to receive either CHF 0.50 per share in cash or a number of new shares to be determined so as to be of substantially equivalent value to CHF 0.50 per share.

  4. UBS participates in resolutions of industry-wide FX matter

    Zurich/Basel, 20 May 2015 – UBS announced today that it has approved entering into resolutions with the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Fed) and the Connecticut Department of Banking (CT DOB) in their investigations of the global foreign exchange (FX) markets. This follows the firm's resolutions last November with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, UK Financial Conduct Authority and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The bank continues to cooperate with ongoing investigations by other authorities in this industry-wide matter, which include investigations of individuals.

  5. Wealthiest family offices converge on Hong Kong for the UBS Global Family Office Summit 2015

    Hong Kong, 19 May 2015 – For the first time, UBS is hosting its flagship investment conference for family offices in Hong Kong. 

  6. Results of the Annual General Meeting of UBS Group AG

    UBS shareholders approved all the Board of Directors' proposals at today's Annual General Meeting in Basel. Shareholders confirmed the Chairman of the Board of Directors in office and those members of the Board who stood for re-election and elected Jes Staley as a new member of the Board. They approved the Board's proposal to distribute an ordinary dividend and a one-time supplementary capital return. They approved the proposals relating to the remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board and accepted the Compensation Report 2014. 1,361 shareholders attended the meeting, representing 2,168,044,325 votes.