As announced on 22 January 2018, UBS Group AG intends to buy back its own registered shares over the coming three years starting from March 2018, amounting to a maximum of CHF 2 billion. Based on the closing price of the UBS registered share on the SIX Swiss Exchange on 8 March, this corresponds to some 114'351'000 registered shares or around 2.97% of the equity capital of UBS. No more than 10% of the equity capital will be bought back by UBS as part of the share repurchase. The buyback will be conducted via separate trading line on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The shares will be repurchased for the purpose of a capital reduction.
You can find detailed information on the share buyback program in the official notices, which are available below in German, French and English.
The maximum buyback volume per day in accordance with art. 123 para. 1 let. c of the Financial Market Infrastructure Ordinance (MFIO) is 2'746'399 shares.
Transactions conducted during the share buyback program within and outside the program can be viewed in this PDF.