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.

June 2017

  1. UBSlaunches second global competition to find innovative solutions for the bank ofthe future
  2. More Financial Advisors named to list than in any previous year

May 2017

  1. UBS Group AG (UBSG), has been informed by GIC Private Limited that it intends to sell up to 93 million existing shares in UBS Group AG, equivalent to 2.4% of the outstanding shares and voting rights in UBS Group AG through an accelerated bookbuild offering to institutional investors.
  2. 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 Julie G. Richardson as a new member of the Board. They approved the payout of an ordinary dividend of CHF 0.60 per share, unchanged from the previous year. 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 2016. 1,377 shareholders attended the meeting, representing 2,197,313,223 votes.

April 2017

  1. Established markets facing biggest ever wealth transfer Asia’s share of single family offices stands at just 17 percent
  2. Investors poised to put cash to work once key issues addressed. Two-thirds of business owners plan to increase investment, and more than half plan to increase hiring
  3. Congratulations on this industry leadership recognition
  4. The program will begin in Nashville in partnership with The Precisionists
  5. UBS invites you to the presentation of its first quarter 2017 results on Friday, 28 April 2017. The results will be presented by Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, Kirt Gardner, Group Chief Financial Officer, Caroline Stewart, Global Head of Investor Relations, and Hubertus Kuelps, Group Head of Communications & Branding.
  6. Buzzies, Lace & Liberty and LOLI Beauty awarded places in PE Accelerator Program and $10,000 Grants. Rebecca Minkoff invites Reboundwear to be Entrepreneur-in-Residence; The Knot/XO Group Selects Repeat Roses to be Incubated
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