Latest media releases

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

September 2009

  1. Sergio Marchionne, senior independent director of the Board of Directors of UBS AG, and Peter Voser will not stand for re-election to the Board of UBS AGat the general assembly of 14 April 2010.

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July 2009

June 2009

  1. UBS is offering 293,258,050 newly issued shares from authorized capital to a small number of institutional investors at a price of CHF 13.00 per share. After deducting costs associated with the placement, the amount of new equity capital expected to be raised is approximately CHF 3.8 billion.

May 2009

  1. As announced in UBS's first quarter 2009 report published on 5 May 2009, UBS has restated its annual report for 2008, including the financial statements and other information.

April 2009

  1. Jerker Johansson, CEO UBS Investment Bank, has resigned from UBS with immediate effect.
  2. UBS will integrate its group-wide infrastructure and service functions (IT, Human Resources, Procurement, Real Estate and Facility Management) into Corporate Center and will centralize the management of its control functions (Finance, Risk, Legal and Compliance). Ulrich Körner has been appointed Group Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Group Executive Board with immediate effect. He will lead the Corporate Center in this function and serve on the Group Executive Committee of the bank.

March 2009

  1. UBS offers to buy outstanding lower tier 2 debt for up to EUR 1 billion using available cash. The note repurchases would result in a gain that will bolster UBS's tier 1 regulatory capital ratio.
  2. UBS is today publishing its annual report for 2008. The report is available at
  3. Peter Kurer, Chairman of the UBS Board of Directors, has decided not to stand for re-election at its Annual General Meeting on 15 April 2009. The UBS Board of Directors is nominating Kaspar Villiger as a candidate for the role of Chairman.

February 2009

  1. UBS announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Oswald J. Grübel as its new Group Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. This represents a further step to restore stakeholder confidence and to pave the way back to success.