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Results of the Annual General Meeting 2016 of UBS Group AG

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UBS shareholders approved all the Board of Directors' proposals at today's Annual General Meeting in Basel. Shareholders confirmed the re-election of the Chairman and the members of the Board of Directors. They elected Robert W. Scully and Dieter Wemmer as new members of the Board. They approved the Board's proposed payout of an ordinary dividend and a special dividend. 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 2015. 1,476 shareholders attended the meeting, representing 2,174,538,561 votes.

Zurich, 10 May 2016 – UBS Group AG shareholders approved all of the Board of Directors' proposals at today's Annual General Meeting in Basel.

Management report and consolidated and standalone financial statements approved

Shareholders approved the management report and the consolidated and standalone financial statements for the financial year 2015 of UBS Group AG (97.95%).

Compensation report approved

Shareholders approved the Compensation Report 2015 in an advisory vote by 84.82%.

Appropriation of retained earnings and dividend distribution approved

Shareholders approved the payout of an ordinary dividend from the capital contribution reserve of CHF 0.60 per share (99.84%) for the financial year 2015 and the payout of a special dividend from the capital contribution reserve of CHF 0.25 per share (99.80%).

Discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board approved

Shareholders approved the discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board for the financial year 2015 (94.54%).

Aggregate amount of variable compensation for the members of the Group Executive Board approved

Shareholders approved the aggregate amount of variable compensation for the members of the Group Executive Board for the financial year 2015 (85.89%).

Maximum aggregate amount of fixed compensation for the members of the Group Executive Board approved

Shareholders approved the maximum aggregate amount of fixed compensation for the members of the Group Executive Board for the financial year 2017 (95.08%).

Elections to the Board of Directors

The Annual General Meeting confirmed the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Axel A. Weber (96.01%), and fellow Board members Michel Demaré (96.93%), David Sidwell (97.08%), Reto Francioni (97.21%), Ann F. Godbehere (97.16%), William G. Parrett (93.88%), Isabelle Romy (97.65%), Beatrice Weder di Mauro (97.50%) and Joseph Yam (97.22%) in office for a further year. The AGM also elected Robert W. Scully (97.25%) and Dieter Wemmer (97.42%) as new members of the Board of Directors for a one-year term of office. Detailed CVs of all the members of the Board of Directors are available at www.ubs.com/bod.

Elections of the members of the Compensation Committee

Shareholders elected Ann F. Godbehere (96.72%), Michel Demaré (96.79%), Reto Francioni (96.90%) and William G. Parrett (93.66%) to the Compensation Committee for a one-year term of office.

Maximum aggregate amount of compensation for the members of the Board of Directors approved

Shareholders approved the maximum aggregate amount of compensation for the members of the Board of Directors from the Annual General Meeting 2016 to the Annual General Meeting 2017 (91.81%).

Re-elections

Shareholders approved the re-election of the independent proxy ADB Altdorfer Duss & Beilstein AG, Zurich, and of the auditors Ernst & Young Ltd, Basel.
 

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