Latest media releases

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

May 2015

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. Real Estate Bubble Index rises slightly

    The UBS Swiss Real Estate Bubble Index reached 1.31 points after a slight increase in the first quarter of 2015. Risks failed to decline in the face of rising real home prices and continued strong investor demand for residential real estate. UBS economists expect prices to drop slightly and mortgage growth to slow down further in the quarters to come.

  5. 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.

  6. UBS ETRACS launches 2x leveraged MSCI US REIT Index ETN

    Offering significant monthly income potential

  7. UBS Outlook Switzerland: Stemming the tide of regulations

    The persistently strong Swiss franc is causing uncertainty regarding business cycle development. This is all the more reason to bolster framework conditions for doing business in Switzerland. Stemming the swelling regulatory tide and the administrative burden that companies are faced with is becoming a matter of urgency.

April 2015

  1. UBS commits to match client donations up to CHF 1 million for earthquake relief in Nepal

    In response to the devastation in Nepal caused by the earthquake, UBS today announced that it will match donations from clients for relief efforts for up to a total of CHF 1 million. This is in addition to its long-standing matched giving program for UBS employees.

  2. UBS consumption indicator: Maintains slight momentum

    The UBS consumption indicator rose from 1.21 to 1.35 points in March, boosted by an increase in new car registrations. However, a continued decline in retailer sentiment has cast a shadow on the outlook for private consumption.

  3. UBS's first quarter 2015 results – Tuesday, 5 May 2015

    UBS invites you to the presentation of its first quarter 2015 results on Tuesday, 5 May 2015. 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.

  4. UBS listet neuen ETF auf Corporate Bonds an der Deutschen Börse: ETF kombiniert US-Unternehmensanleihen mit Währungssicherung

    Frankfurt/Zürich, 8. April 2015 – Die UBS AG erweitert ihr Angebot an Fixed-Income-ETFs und hat am 7. April einen neuen ETF auf US-Unternehmensanleihen am XETRA-Segment der Deutschen Börse gelistet: Der UBS ETF – Barclays US Liquid Corporates 1-5 Year (hedged to EUR) A-acc bietet Investoren die Möglich­keit, sich voll und ganz auf das Investment in US-amerikanische Investmentgrade-Unternehmens­anleihen zu konzentrieren. Denn aufgrund der Währungssicherung wird das Wechselkursrisiko des US-Dollar gegenüber dem Euro abgesichert. Der ETF bündelt US-Unternehmensanleihen aus drei verschiedenen Branchen und mit unterschiedlichen Laufzeiten. Die in US-Dollar denominierten Unternehmensanleihen weisen dabei eine Restlaufzeit von mindestens einem und höchstens fünf Jahren auf. 

  5. UBS publishes agenda for the first Annual General Meeting of UBS Group AG

    Shareholders at this year's UBS Group AG Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Basel will for the first time be able to decide on compensation for members of the Board of Directors (BoD) and Group Executive Board (GEB). In addition, Helmut Panke will step down from the BoD. Jes Staley will be nominated for election to the BoD.

March 2015