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 2016

  1. New field structure, FA compensation model designed to move decision-making and resources closer to clients, increase advisor retention, and drive organic growth. Follows recent investments in technology and enhanced partnership with UBS’s non-US Wealth Management business
  2. Zurich, 2 June 2016 – UBS, the world's largest global wealth manager, today announced that Paul Donovan will join its Chief Investment Office as Global Chief Economist.

May 2016

  1. UBS makes equity investment in SigFig, will create joint Advisor Technology Research and Innovation Lab
  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 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.
  3. Chicago,IL,May2,2016–UBS Asset Management, Americas, a division of UBS AG, announced today thatJohn Krieg has joined the firm asManaging Director, Head of Institutional Client Relationship Management, Americas.

April 2016

  1. World’s largest global wealth manager concludes fundraising for innovative impact investing fund aimed at developing cancer treatments
  2. Investor Concerns and Market Implications of U.S. Presidential Election to be Addressed in Exclusive UBS Events and Analysis
  3. UBS invites you to the presentation of its first quarter 2016 results on Tuesday, 3 May 2016. The results will be presented by Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, Kirt Gardner, Group Chief Financial Officer, Caroline Stewart, Head Investor Relations and Hubertus Kuelps, Group Head Communications & Branding.
  4. Boomers offer friendship and financial support but one in four Millennials still dips into retirement accounts
  5. Celebrating women making a difference #ShareYourHero