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UBS ranked 1st place in 2005 Institutional Investor Emerging EMEA Research Team survey for second year running and 1st for Pan-European Equity Sales

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London, 14 March 2005 - UBS announced today that the firm has been named the top-rated equity research firm in emerging markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in Institutional Investor magazine's 2005 Emerging EMEA Research Team survey for the second consecutive year.

In addition, UBS was ranked first for Pan-European Equity Sales and second for both Pan-European Equity Trading and UK Equity Trading in Institutional Investor's equity trading poll. In the Emerging EMEA Research Team survey, UBS achieved a total of 10 team positions including five first ranked teams (up from 2 in 2004), two second ranked teams, and one third ranked team. The survey reflects the results of voting by 209 investment experts at more than 150 institutions.

Tutu Agyare, Head of Emerging European Equities commented, "For the second year running, our clients have voted us the best research house in Emerging Europe with five first team positions out of a possible 12. This is in recognition of the commitment UBS has made to the product and a testament to the ability of the individuals working within the teams."

This follows the firm's success in February when UBS was ranked number one in Institutional Investor magazine's 2005 All-Europe Research Team Survey for the fourth consecutive year.