Latest media releases

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

September 2018

July 2018

  1. UBS delivered strong second-quarter results with reported profit before tax (PBT) up12% year over year.
  2. UBS invites you to the presentation of its second quarter 2018 results on Tuesday, 24 July 2018. 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. The world's first-ever Development Impact Bond (DIB) in education provided operational and financial flexibility for Indian NGO Educate Girls to exceed ambitious targets under the three-year program. The results show that 92% of all out-of-school girls identified in the program area in the Indian state of Rajasthan were enrolled in school, while the difference in learning gains between Educate Girls students and others quadrupled compared to year one.

June 2018

  1. The Optimus Study Switzerland published today, shows that every year, Swiss child protection agencies register between 30,000 and 50,000 cases of child endangerment. These children need help and support because they are subject to physical or psychological violence, are neglected, witness forms of violence, or are sexually abused.

May 2018

  1. 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 Jeremy Anderson and Fred Hu as new members of the Board. They approved the payment of an ordinary dividend of CHF 0.65 per share, an increase compared with 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 2017. 1,160 shareholders attended the meeting, representing 2,211,306,377 votes.

April 2018

  1. The Global Philanthropy Report, conducted by researchers at Harvard Kennedy School’s Hauser Institute for Civil Society with funding from UBS, is the most comprehensive analysis to date of global philanthropic practices and trends.
  2. UBS delivered strong first-quarter 2018 results with reported PBT up 17% year over year to CHF 1,973m.
  3. UBS invites you to the presentation of its first quarter 2018 results on Monday, 23 April 2018. 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.
  4. Jeremy Anderson and Fred Hu nominated for election to the Board of Directors of UBS Group AG at the Annual General Meeting. William G. Parrett to focus on his new role as Chairman of the Board of UBS Americas Holding LLC in the US; not standing for re-election to the Board of Directors of UBS Group AG.

March 2018

  1. UBS’s Annual Report 2017 and Compensation Report available atwww.ubs.com/annualreporting

February 2018

  1. The bank landed the top spot in over 160 categories, across 9 regions and over 30 countries. Peers recognized UBS for offering the best banking services across segments, to international clients and family offices. It was also singled out as a global leader in areas such as philanthropy, impact investing and innovative technology.