New York, March 10, 2020 – UBS Investment Bank today announced that all outstanding notes of the 2xMonthly Leveraged Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B due February 12, 2046 (Ticker: MLPQ) (the “Securities“) will be mandatorily redeemed in accordance with the terms of the Securities as a result of the occurrence of an Acceleration Upon Minimum Indicative Value, triggered as a result of the indicative value of the Securities being less than $5.00 on March 9, 2020 (the “Acceleration Date”).
As disclosed in more detail in the prospectus supplement relating to the Securities, all outstanding notes will be automatically accelerated and redeemed and holders will be entitled to receive the “Acceleration Amount“ calculated in accordance with the terms of the Securities. The “Acceleration Valuation Period” will be the five
Index Business Days (as defined in the prospectus supplement) from, but excluding, the Acceleration Date. Payment of the Acceleration Amount will be made on the Acceleration Settlement Date, which is expected to be March 19, 2020.
For more information regarding the mandatory redemption, including how the Acceleration Amount will be determined, see the prospectus supplement relating to the Securities. The prospectus supplement for the Securities can be accessed on EDGAR, the SEC website, at www.sec.gov, and is also available at https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1114446/000119312520053188/d896779d424b2.htm
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