Latest media releases

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

October 2018

  1. UBS invites you to the presentation of its third quarter 2018 results and the Investor Update on Thursday, 25 October 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 followed by the Investor Update presentations.
  2. UBS and Nordeaannounced today that they have successfully acquired part of Nordea's Luxembourg-based private banking business by UBS.

September 2018

  1. HongKong is the most overvalued housing market this year; most cities areovervalued but prices are starting to decline
  2. Novelli and Karofsky appointed co-Presidents Investment Bank–Andrea Orcel to leave UBS–Changes effective 1 October 2018
  3. Global Family OfficeReport 2018: the world’s leading family office research study offers insightinto performance, investments and structural issues
  4. Largest recurring study of High Net Worth Investors finds those in China, Brazil and the UAE have highest rates of adoption in sustainable investing; US and UK have lowest levels

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. UBS delivered strong first-quarter 2018 results with reported PBT up 17% year over year to CHF 1,973m.