Latest media releases

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

June 2017

  1. UBSlaunches second global competition to find innovative solutions for the bank ofthe future

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. 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 www.ubs.com/annualreporting

February 2017

January 2017

  1. Commissioned by UBS, the exhibition of new photographs opens to the public on 28 January 2017 at ewz-Unterwerk Selnau. Access to the exhibition will be free.
  2. UBS invites you to the presentation of its fourth quarterand full-year 2016 results on Friday, 27 January 2017. The results will bepresented by Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, Kirt Gardner,Group Chief Financial Officer, Martin Osinga, Group Head of Investor Relationsad interim and Hubertus Kuelps, Group Head Communications & Branding.
  3. In its white paper for the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, UBS unveils a blueprint for channelling private wealth towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) – one aspect of the WEF’s Annual Meeting theme “responsive and responsible leadership”.

December 2016

  1. UBSis announcing today that it has combined most of its Wealth Managementbusinesses in Europe into one legal entity, UBS Europe SE. The new Europeansubsidiary is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany and will operate in Europeanmarkets through a network of branches. The choice of a societas Europaea as thecorporate structure for the entity provides UBS with strategic flexibility.

November 2016

  1. Exclusive research by UBS and published on its UNLIMITED platform reveals new global powers are now providing more confidence to the next generation than traditional economies
  2. Commissioned by UBS, the exhibition of new photographs will open to the public on 28 January 2017 at ewz-Unterwerk Selnau. Access to the exhibition will be free.