Latest media releases

This section contains media releases for all of the divisions in the Americas region, as well as selected UBS Group-wide media releases that may be of particular interest.

March 2017

  1. 200 female-founded startups selected to participate in the PE intensive in NYC. 12 startups to take part in pitch competition.
  2. UBS’s Annual Report 2016 and Compensation Report available at
  3. Rethink Impact fund invests in female-led companies creating transformational social and environmental change
  4. 167 UBS Financial Advisors are recognized

February 2017

  1. Besides retaining the top spot in the main global category for "best private banking services overall" in 2017, UBS has been voted number one in multiple other key global, regional and country specific categories.

January 2017

  1. Commissioned by UBS, the exhibition of new photographs opens to the public on 28 January 2017 at ewz-Unterwerk Selnau. Access to the exhibition will be free.
  2. UBS invites you to the presentation of its fourth quarterand full-year 2016 results on Friday, 27 January 2017. The results will bepresented by Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, Kirt Gardner,Group Chief Financial Officer, Martin Osinga, Group Head of Investor Relationsad interim and Hubertus Kuelps, Group Head Communications & Branding.
  3. Economic outlook improved by 50% since the election with more than half of investors actively looking for investment opportunities
  4. In its white paper for the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, UBS unveils a blueprint for channelling private wealth towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) – one aspect of the WEF’s Annual Meeting theme “responsive and responsible leadership”.

December 2016

  1. Scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Fourteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality

November 2016

  1. More than half of wealthy investors now bullish on stocks, up from only 25% before the election