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.

October 2015

September 2015

  1. UBS Announces The TalentED Project to Drive College Success

    New partnership with the Tennessee College Access & Success Network and Discovery Education addresses the challenges of lower-income, first-generation college students
  2. UBS Prices and Earnings 2015 study: Zurich, Geneva and New York City are the most expensive cities in the world - Global Version

    Zurich and Geneva are also in the top three cities for wages and purchasing power. Kiev, Nairobi and Jakarta are the bottom three. Workers in Hong Kong work four hours more a day than those in Paris. Earners pay the highest income tax in Copenhagen – 45% on average. Food costs 4.5 times more in Zurich than in Kiev. Haircuts are priciest in Oslo.
  3. UBS joins RE100 initiative to use only power from renewable sources

    UBS commits to 100% renewable electricity and reducing its greenhouse gas footprint by 75% by 2020
  4. UBS Group AG confirms successful completion of SESTA procedure and payment date of supplementary dividend

    UBS Group AG successfully completes SESTA procedure and holds 100% in UBS AG. UBS AG's shares were traded the last time on SIX Swiss Exchange on 27 August 2015. UBS Group AG to pay supplementary dividend of CHF 0.25 per share to its shareholders on 22 September 2015.

August 2015

  1. UBS partners with Annie Leibovitz on global exhibition tour

    UBS announced today an international tour of newly commissioned photographs by world-renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz focusing on portraits of women. Launching in London in January 2016, the exhibition will travel to 10 global cities in 12 months. Host cities will include Tokyo, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mexico City, Istanbul, Frankfurt, New York, and Zurich. Access will be free to the public.