Latest media releases

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

January 2015

  1. UBS Real Estate GmbH verkauft für ihren Fonds UBS (D) 3 Sector Real Estate Europe eine Büroimmobilie in Chicago

    München / Frankfurt, 28. Januar 2015 – Die UBS Real Estate GmbH mit Sitz in München hat für den in Auflösung befindlichen Publikumsfonds UBS (D) 3 Sector Real Estate Europe eine Büroimmobilie in Chicago verkauft.

  2. UBS Triton invests in student accommodation in Newcastle

    UBS Triton Property Fund has agreed to fund a new student scheme in Newcastle Upon Tyne for a maximum commitment of GBP 16 million.

  3. UBS and the World Economic Forum reach the goal to donate 2500 bikes to children in South Africa

    Zurich/Basel, 24 January 2015 – UBS and the World Economic Forum have achieved the goal they set for the Davos Meeting, to donate 2,500 specially designed bicycles to children in rural South Africa to help them get to school and improve learning outcomes. The target was reached through the program, The Davos Challenge: Walk for Education, which asked participants to walk as many steps at the Meeting, as a child may have to walk to get to school in rural South Africa. The bicycles will be provided by World Bicycle Relief, a not-for-profit organization operating throughout Africa for ten years improving access to education and increasing learning outcomes by reducing travel time for children.  

  4. UBS to issue additional tier 1 capital instrument for employee compensation

    - Deferred Contingent Capital Plan enhanced to qualify as additional tier 1 capital
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    Supplementary capital return of CHF 0.25 per share following completion of squeeze-out, fully accrued in the fourth quarter 2014

  5. UBS announces partnership with Saudi Art Council as new sponsor of Jeddah Arts “21,29”

    City-wide art exhibition gets underway tomorrow   

December 2014

  1. Changes to the UBS Board of Directors

    Jes Staley to be nominated for election to the UBS Board of Directors at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting.

November 2014

  1. Global Ultra Wealthy Population Reaches Record High of 211,275 Individuals with Combined Net Worth of Nearly US$30 Trillion

    North America and Europe remain world’s leading regions in terms of UHNW population and wealth; global UHNW population expected to surpass 250,000 in five years

  2. UBS participates in regulatory resolutions of industry-wide FX matter

    Foreign-exchange related investigations resolved with FINMA, CFTC, FCA
    Total charges fully provisioned in third quarter of 2014