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.

January 2019

  1. UBS invites you to the presentation of its fourth quarter 2018 results on Tuesday, 22 January 2019. The results will be presented by Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, Kirt Gardner, Group Chief Financial Officer, Martin Osinga, Head of Investor Relations ad interim, and Hubertus Kuelps, Group Head of Communications & Branding.

December 2018

November 2018

  1. On 3 December, UBS will reopen its headquarters and branch at Bahnhofstrasse 45 in Zurich. Over the past three years, the more than 100-years-old building has been completely renovated and refurbished. The new headquarters are not only modern but also sustainably designed. The entire ground floor is now open to clients and visitors. The new UBS Forum at the heart of the ground floor opens up the building to the city and, together with the leased businesses, adds to the attractiveness of Zurich’s Bahnhofstrasse.
  2. UBS, Global Lead Partner of Art Basel for over 25 years, will kick off the openingof Art Basel Miami Beach (December 6-9, 2018) with the release of new study on the attitudes and behaviors of US-based wealthy fine art collectors.
  3. Continues its commitment to changing the way equity plan participants view their awards and their money
  4. UBS is confident in its legal position, based on the facts and the law
  5. UBS will contest the matter and is confident in its legal position, based on the facts and the law

October 2018

  1. Chinese entrepreneurs lead the way as billionaires add USD 1.4 trillion to their wealth in 2017, the greatest annual increase ever
  2. UBS delivered strong third-quarter results with reported profit before tax (PBT) up 37% year over year (YoY) to CHF 1,668m and adjusted PBT up 15% to CHF 1,733m.
  3. Following the decision of Kathy Shih to retire after 32 years at UBS, Edmund Koh will take over as President UBS Asia Pacific and join the Group Executive Board (GEB) of UBS Group AG effective 1 January 2019.
  4. UBS reaffirms strategy and ambitions; outlines plans for profit growth
  5. UBS invites you to the presentation of its third quarter 2018 results and the Investor Update on Thursday, 25 October 2018. 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 followed by the Investor Update presentations.