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March 2019

  1. UBS’s Annual Report 2018 and Compensation Report available at
  2. Thebarometer for SMEs fell from 1.29 points in October 2018 to 1.09 points inJanuary 2019, and for large companies from 1.03 points to 0.76 points over thesame period.

February 2019

  1. Jeanette Wong and William C. Dudley to be nominated for election to the UBS Board of Directors at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting. Ann F. Godbehere and Michel Demaré not standing for re-election after 10 years of Board membership.

January 2019

  1. Switzerland faces an increasingly uphill battle in the international competition for locations . For one thing, tax competition has picked up recently, largely owing to the tax cuts in the US. On top of that the economic environment has grown more difficult. Tax reform will help Switzerland position itself successfully in spite of these challenges.
  2. UBS delivered strong full-year 2018 results with reported profit before tax (PBT) up 19% year over year (YoY) to USD 6,373m and adjusted3 PBT up 2% to USD 6,445m.
  3. In the face of rising risks, the multi-family housing market has pushed the owner-occupied housing and the office space markets out of the spotlight.
  4. UBS invites you to the presentation of its fourth quarter 2018 results on Tuesday, 22 January 2019. The results will be presented by Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, Kirt Gardner, Group Chief Financial Officer, Martin Osinga, Head of Investor Relations ad interim, and Hubertus Kuelps, Group Head of Communications & Branding.