UBS AG announced today the Call Settlement Amount for the ETRACS ETN Linked to the Wells Fargo business Development Company Index due April 26, 2041 (the “Securities”), as set forth in the table below.
ETN Name and Prospectus Supplement*
* The table above provides a hyperlink to the prospectus supplement for the Securities. The Securities are part of UBS AG’s Medium Term Notes, Series A, on which UBS AG and UBS Switzerland AG are co-obligors. Capitalized terms used but not defined in this press release shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the prospectus supplement for the Securities.
On November 3, 2020, UBS AG announced the mandatory redemption of eleven Series A ETRACS ETNs, including these Securities. UBS will pay the applicable Call Settlement Amount to investors holding the Securities on November 27, 2020.
UBS has filed a Registration Statement on Form F-3 (Registration No. 333-225551) including a prospectus and supplements thereto with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) for the general offering of certain exchange-traded securities offered by UBS. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus, along with the applicable prospectus supplements, or product supplement and pricing supplements, as applicable, to understand fully the terms of the securities and other considerations that are important in making a decision about investing in the securities. For more information regarding the Securities, the prospectus supplement for the Securities can be accessed on EDGAR, the SEC’s website, at www.sec.gov . The prospectus supplement for the Securities is also available at the link included in Table-1 above.
CAUTIONARY LANGUAGE CONCERNING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
Information set forth in this news release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. A discussion of factors that may affect future results is contained in UBS AG’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in the Registration Statement related to the Series A ETNs and there is no assurance that UBS AG will actually complete the redemption of the Securities. UBS disclaims any obligation to update or revise statements contained in this news release based on new information or otherwise.
ETRACS ETNs are senior unsecured notes issued by UBS AG, are traded on NYSE Arca, and can be bought and sold through a broker or financial advisor. An investment in ETRACS ETNs is subject to a number of risks, including the risk of loss of some or all of the investor’s principal, and is subject to the creditworthiness of UBS AG. Investors are not guaranteed any coupon or distribution amount under the ETNs. Prior to making an investment in the ETRACS ETNs, investors should take into account whether or not the market price is tracking the intraday indicative value of the ETNs. We urge you to read the more detailed explanation of risks described under “Risk Factors” in the applicable prospectus supplement, or product supplement and pricing supplement, for the ETRACS ETN.
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Wells Fargo Securities, Wells Fargo and Wells Fargo Business Development Company Index are trademarks of Wells Fargo & Company and have been licensed for use for certain purposes by UBS. The ETRACS Exchange Traded Note traded under the ticker BDCS is based on an index maintained by Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and are not issued, sponsored, endorsed or advised by Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Wells Fargo & Company or their affiliates (“Wells”) and Wells makes no representation regarding whether such Product is suitable for investors generally or the advisability of trading in such a Product. Wells does not guarantee that the Index referenced by the Product has been accurately calculated or that the Indices appropriately represent particular investment strategies. Wells shall not have any liability for any error in the calculation of the Index or for any infirmity in the Product. The Index is calculated by third parties, including NYSE Arca, Inc., which are not affiliated with the issuer of the Product or with Wells and they do not approve, endorse, review or recommend the Indices, UBS or the Products.
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