News

19 August 2009
Press release

FINMA welcomes government transaction

FINMA supports the decision taken by the Swiss Federal Council to sell off the government's stake in UBS immediately and in full. The funds made available by the government last autumn as part of a package of measures to stabilise the Swiss financial system were intended as a temporary measure, as at the time no private investors could be found. Today, UBS has a stable, sound capital base.

Contact

Tobias Lux, spokesperson, Phone +41 (0)31 327 91 71, tobias.lux@finma.ch


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