Brazilian clients can learn more about UBS Brasil at www.ubs.com/brazil.Notes to Editors About UBS UBS draws on its 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. Its business strategy is centered on its pre-eminent global wealth management businesses and its universal bank in Switzerland. Together with a client-focused Investment Bank and a strong, well-diversified Global Asset Management business, UBS will expand its premier wealth management franchise and drive further growth across the Group. UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in more than 50 countries, with about 35% of its employees working in the Americas, 36% in Switzerland, 17% in the rest of Europe, the Middle East and Africa and 12% in Asia Pacific. UBS employs about 63,000 people around the world. Its shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). About Link Investimentos With a professional attitude based on transparency, efficiency and credibility, Link Investimentos was founded in 1998 as an independent brokerage firm to operate in the Brazilian Futures Exchange and Commodities (BM&F), with offices in São Paulo and Curitiba. Since 2002, Link has been the number one in the BM&FBovespa ranking of derivatives transactions. In 2004, it started operating also in the shares and options markets in the São Paulo Stock Exchange (then, Bovespa) and Government Bonds. In that same year, Link concluded an agreement with the clearing house Man Financial, signed an agreement to be an Introducer Broker and registered at the National Futures Association, becoming one the leading Brazilian commodities dealers in New York, Chicago, London and Asia. In 2012, Link reached the second position in the BM&FBovespa ranking of shares transactions. In the foreign commodities exchanges, Link operates in the name of its clients in soya, corn, coffee, wheat, oil, metals and sugar. Link is currently the largest Brazilian independent brokerage firm. It serves an institutional client base in the futures,, options, over-the-counter, variable income, private and government bonds, local and international commodity markets.. It is a private partnership with 72 partners and approximately 170 employees.
1 Market Capitalization and total assets under management as of the 31 December 2012.