Quarterly reporting

UBS financial information

First quarter 2024

Key highlights

  • 1Q24 PBT of USD 2.4bn and underlying1 PBT of USD 2.6bn reflecting our commitment to stay close to clients and the execution of our restructuring plans at pace; significant positive operating leverage with underlying revenue growth of 15% QoQ and underlying operating expenses reduction of 5% QoQ; net profit of USD 1.8bn
  • Continued franchise strength and client momentum with net new assets of USD 27bn in Global Wealth Management and increased transaction activity levels across Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking and the Investment Bank
  • Non-core and Legacy RWA reduced by USD 16bn, mainly from active unwinds; underlying operating expenses declined 26% QoQ reflecting significant progress in our cost reduction plans; revenues of USD 1bn
  • Achieved USD ~1bn of additional gross cost savings, majority reflected in 1Q24 underlying operating expenses
  • CET1 capital ratio of 14.8% and CET1 leverage ratio of 4.9%; RWA of USD 526bn with USD 20bn QoQ decrease, allowing execution of our 2024 capital return targets
  • Merger of UBS AG and Credit Suisse AG expected on 31 May 2024; transition to a single US intermediate holding company planned for 2Q24 and the merger of UBS Switzerland AG and Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG entities continues to be planned for 3Q24, all subject to remaining regulatory approvals
  • UBS named top employer for business students in Switzerland, according to the Universum Most Attractive Employer rankings 2024