Comunicati stampa

UBS SA completa con successo l'emissione di diritti di opzione

Zurigo / Basilea Price Sensitive Information

UBS SA ha completato con successo l'emissione di diritti di opzione per complessivi CHF 15,97 miliardi, approvata dagli azionisti in occasione dell'Assemblea generale ordinaria del 23 aprile 2008.

Nell'ambito dell'aumento ordinario del capitale azionario, UBS SA ha emesso 760 295 181 nuove azioni con valore nominale di CHF 0,10 l'una. Il prezzo di emissione delle nuove azioni è stato fissato a CHF 21,00. Sono stati esercitati i diritti di sottoscrizione per 755 466 901 nuove azioni, in rappresentanza del 99,4% di tutte le azioni offerte. 4 828 280 nuove azioni, i cui diritti di sottoscrizione non sono stati validamente esercitati, saranno collocate nell'ambito di operazioni sul mercato aperto in data 13 giugno 2008 da parte di UBS Investment Bank.

In data odierna è previsto l'avvio delle contrattazioni delle nuove azioni alla SWX Europe Limited, al New York Stock Exchange e al Tokyo Stock Exchange. Il pagamento e la liquidazione delle nuove azioni avverranno prevedibilmente il 17 giugno 2008.

Notice to Shareholders in Switzerland and the European Economic Area
This publication constitutes neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation to buy securities of UBS AG. It does not constitute an offering prospectus within the meaning of Art. 652a of the Swiss Code of Obligations, nor a listing prospectus within the meaning of the SWX Swiss Exchange Listing Rules. The offer is being made solely by means of, and on the basis of, the published offering and listing prospectus dated May 23, 2008 (including any amendments thereto, if any). An investment decision regarding the publicly offered securities of UBS AG should only be made on the basis of this offering and listing prospectus. The offering and listing prospectus is available free of charge from UBS Investment Bank, Prospectus Library, P.O. Box, CH-8098 Zurich, Switzerland, J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd., Junghofstr. 14, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany or Morgan Stanley Bank AG, Junghofstrasse 13-15, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany or on UBS AG's website (

Other than in Germany, Austria, the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Liechtenstein, no action has been or will be taken in any member state of the European Economic Area which has implemented the EC Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament Council dated November 4, 2003 (each a "Relevant Member State") that would permit a public offering of the new shares, or the distribution of a prospectus or any other offering material relating to the new shares in any Relevant Member State.

Notice to U.S. Persons
The issuer has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at Alternatively, the issuer, any underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send you the prospectus if you request it by calling UBS AG at +41-44-236-6770 or, if you are calling from the United States of America, by calling toll-free +1-866-541-9689.