UBS Announces Redemption of Seven ETRACS ETNs
NEW YORK -- May 20, 2013
UBS AG announced today that it will redeem all of the outstanding securities
in each of the series set forth in the following table (collectively, the
ETRACS DJ-UBS Commodity Index 2-4-6 Blended Futures ETN due 90267L201
April 30, 2042
ETRACS Monthly 2x Leveraged ISE Cloud Computing TR Index ETN due 90267E330
October 4, 2041
Exchange Traded Access Securities (E-TRACS) Short Platinum —
Linked to the Inverse Performance of the UBS Bloomberg CMCI 902641729
Platinum Excess Return due 2018
ETRACS Next Generation Internet ETN due July 19, 2041 90268A774
ETRACS Monthly 2x Leveraged Next Generation Internet ETN due 90268A659
July 19, 2041
ETRACS ISE Solid State Drive Index ETN due September 13, 2041 90268A758
ETRACS Monthly 2x Leveraged ISE Solid State Drive Index ETN due 90268A741
September 13, 2041
Terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to such
terms in the Affected Securities.
The Call Settlement Date for the Affected Securities shall be June 6, 2013.
With respect to each series of Affected Securities, the amount payable on the
Call Settlement Date will be calculated as specified in each of the Affected
Securities. UBS AG will pay investors holding Affected Securities as of 5:00
p.m., New York time, on June 6, 2013, the applicable call settlement amount.
For further information about ETRACS ETNs, go to http://www.etracs.com.
ETRACS, are exchange-traded notes (ETNs), an innovative class of investment
products offering access to markets and strategies that may not be readily
available to investors, and offer unique diversification opportunities in a
number of different sectors. ETNs offer:
*Access to asset classes with historically low correlations to more
traditional asset classes
*Convenience of an exchange-traded security
*Transparent exposure to a published index
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. We urge you to read the more detailed explanation
of risks described under “Risk Factors” in the prospectus supplement for the
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Notes to Editors
Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland, UBS is a client-focused
financial services firm that offers a combination of wealth management, asset
management and investment banking services on a global and regional basis. By
delivering a full range of advice, products and services to its private,
corporate and institutional clients, UBS aims to generate sustainable
earnings, create value for its shareholders, and become the choice of clients
UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in
over 50 countries, with about 36% of its employees working in the Americas,
35% in Switzerland, 17% in the rest of Europe and 12% in Asia Pacific. UBS
employs about 62,000 people around the world. Its shares are listed on the SIX
Swiss Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
More information at the site of the bank: www.ubs.com
Megan Stinson, 212-713-1302
Judi Flynn-Echeverria, 917-902-9726
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