UBS Investment Bank today announced that the ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Preferred Stock ETN (NYSEArca: PFFL), will begin trading on NYSE Arca®. PFFL is linked to the monthly compounded 2x leveraged performance of the Solactive Preferred Stock ETF Index.
The Solactive Preferred Stock ETF Index is intended to track the price movements of an equally weighted portfolio containing two U.S. preferred stock ETFs. Each of the ETFs seeks to track the performance of separate indices, which measure the performance of a select group of preferred stock securities. The Index was launched on August 31, 2018 and has no performance history prior to that date.
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. We urge you to read the more detailed explanation of risks described under “Risk Factors” in the applicable prospectus supplement for the ETRACS ETN.
UBS AG has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus and supplements thereto) with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, for the offerings of securities to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the applicable prospectus, pricing or product supplement, dated as of various dates, and the prospectus dated April 29, 2016 to understand fully the terms of the securities and other considerations that are important in making a decision about investing in the ETRACS. The applicable offering document for the ETRACS ETN may be obtained by clicking here.
The securities related to the offerings are not deposit liabilities and are not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other governmental agency of the United States, Switzerland or any other jurisdiction.
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