Latest media releases

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

April 2014

  1. UBS office property index shows slight improvement: market remains susceptible to correction

    The UBS Swiss Office Space Investment Index stands at -0.74 for the first half of 2014. We consider the attractiveness of investments in office space to be somewhat negative and therefore continue to recommend heightened caution when investing there. Year on year, the outlook has improved slightly due to higher anticipated demand for office space.

  2. UBS Wealth Management launches investment app for charities

    London, 11 April 2014 – UBS Wealth Management UK has launched an iPad app to help charities understand their investment portfolios. As well as offering broad economic analysis, the app features UBS Wealth Management’s Charities Compendium, a guide covering investment opportunities which may be suitable for charities. 

March 2014

  1. UBS launches Exchange-Traded Note with monthly-resetting 2x leveraged exposure to the S&P 500® Total Return Index

    ETRACS Monthly Reset 2xLeveraged S&P 500® Total Return ETN

  2. UBS Fund Services offers new service to support managers with distribution in Switzerland

    Distribution in Switzerland has become more challenging since the liberal private placement regime became stricter with the amendment of the Swiss fund law in March last year. Alternative investment funds (AIFs) distributed in Switzerland will now need – subject to transition periods – a Swiss representative and a Swiss paying agent (in addition to UCITS funds). 

  3. UBS declares coupon payments on seven monthly pay ETRACS Exchange-Traded Notes

    RWXL: linked to the Dow Jones Global ex-U.S. Select Real Estate Securities Index