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.

August 2016

July 2016

  1. Majority of investors plan to adjust portfolios based on election outcome; 25% considering pulling out of the U.S. stock market
  2. UBS invites you to the presentation of its second quarter 2016 results on Friday, 29 July 2016. The results will be presented by Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, Kirt Gardner, Group Chief Financial Officer, Martin Osinga, Group Head of Investor Relations, ad-interim and Hubertus Kuelps, Group Head Communications & Branding.
  3. Event Coincides with Publication of CIO WMR’s Industry-Leading ElectionWatch Report

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.