Latest media releases

This site lists the latest 20 media releases. Please go to the archive for previously published media releases.

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. Record assets underline UBS's position as the largest wealth manager in the region
  3. The third Global Family Office Summit held in Hong Kong draws a wide range of global investors and business owners
  4. 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. 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.
  3. Julie G. Richardson nominated for election to the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting. Joseph Yam decided not to stand for re-election.

March 2017

  1. UBS’s Annual Report 2016 and Compensation Report available at

February 2017

  1. First major publication about the UBS Art Collection in nearly a decade – UBS Art Collection: ToArt its Freedom, published by Hatje Cantz – will be available for the first time in Asia at ArtBasel in Hong Kong. Art Basel and UBS will launch The Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report by culturaleconomist Dr. Clare McAndrew. The exhibition in the UBS Lounge will showcase works featured in UBS Art Collection: To Artits Freedom as well as a selection of new acquisitions to the Collection. Artists to featureinclude: Andreas Gursky; Michael Craig-Martin; Samson Young; Ed Ruscha; Christian Marclay;and Thomas Demand.