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AMUB Ubs

Filed: 17 Sep 13, 8:00pm

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 

 

FORM8-A

 

 

FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES

PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR 12(g) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

 

UBS AG

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

 

Switzerland 90-0186363
(State of Incorporation or Organization) 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification no.)

 

Bahnhofstrasse 45,CH-8098 – Zurich, Switzerland

Aeschenvorstadt 1,CH-4051 – Basel, Switzerland

 N/A
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities
pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective
pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), please check the
following box:x
     If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities
pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is
effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), please check
the following box:¨

 

 

 

  Securities Act registration statement file number to which this form relates:  333-178960  
   (If applicable) 

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of Each Class

to be so Registered

     

Name of Each Exchange on Which

Each Class is to be Registered

    
ETRACS Diversified High Income ETN due September 18, 2043    NYSE Arca, Inc.

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:

None

(Title of Class)

 

 

 


Item 1.Description of Registrant’s Securities to be Registered

The Registrant filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on January 11, 2012 a Registration Statement on FormF-3ASR (Registration StatementNo. 333-178960) (the “Registration Statement”) containing a prospectus, dated January 11, 2012, relating to the Registrant’s Debt Securities and Warrants (the “Prospectus”). The Registration Statement was automatically effective upon filing with the Commission. On the date hereof, the Registrant intends to file with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 a prospectus supplement, dated September 18, 2013 (the “Prospectus Supplement”) relating to a series of the Registrant’s Exchange Traded Access Securities (ETRACS), ETRACS Diversified High Income ETN due September 18, 2043, which is part of the Registrant’s Medium-Term Notes, Series A. The Prospectus Supplement and the Prospectus are incorporated by reference to the extent set forth below.

The material set forth (i) under the headings “Description of Debt Securities We May Offer” on pages 10 to 29, “Considerations Relating to Indexed Securities” on pages 50 to 52, “U.S. Tax Considerations” on pages 55 to 65 and “Tax Considerations Under the Laws of Switzerland” on pages 66 to 67 in the Prospectus and (ii) in the Prospectus Supplement are each incorporated herein by reference. The outstanding principal amount of the securities registered hereby may be increased from time to time in the future due to further issuances of securities having substantially the same terms. If any such additional securities are issued, a prospectus supplement relating to them will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will be incorporated herein by reference. The securities registered hereby are, and any additional securities registered hereby in the future will be, all part of a single series as described in the documents referenced above.

 

Item 2.Exhibits.

Pursuant to the Instructions as to Exhibits with respect to Form8-A, the following exhibits are being filed with the Commission in connection with this Registration Statement on Form8-A:

 

 1.Debt Indenture, dated as of November 21, 2000, between the Company and U.S. Bank Trust National Association, as debt trustee (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4.1 of the Registrant’s registration statement no.333-132747).

 

 2.First Supplemental Indenture, dated as of February 28, 2006, between the Company and U.S. Bank Trust National Association, as debt trustee (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4.2 of the Registrant’s registration statement no.333-132747).

 

 3.Form of ETRACS Diversified High Income ETN due September 18, 2043.

 

 4.Officers’ Certificate of the Registrant pursuant to Section 301 of the Debt Indenture setting forth the terms of the Registrant’s Medium-Term Notes, Series A (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4 of the Registrant’s registration statement on Form8-A, filed with the Commission on March 21, 2012).


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.

 

  

            UBS AG

            (Registrant)

Dated: September 18, 2013  

 

  By: 

/s/ Hina Mehta

   Name: 

Hina Mehta

   Title: 

Executive Director and Counsel Region Americas Legal

  By: 

/s/ Ruth G. Laslo

   Name: 

Ruth G. Laslo

   Title: 

Executive Director & Senior Counsel Legal & Compliance Fixed Income


Exhibit No.

  

Description of Exhibit

1.  Debt Indenture, dated as of November 21, 2000, between the Company and U.S. Bank Trust National Association, as debt trustee (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4.1 of the Registrant’s registration statement no. 333-132747).
2.  First Supplemental Indenture, dated as of February 28, 2006, between the Company and U.S. Bank Trust National Association, as debt trustee (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4.2 of the Registrant’s registration statement no. 333-132747).
3.  Form of ETRACS Diversified High Income ETN due September 18, 2043.
4.  Officers’ Certificate of the Registrant pursuant to Section 301 of the Debt Indenture setting forth the terms of the Registrant’s Medium-Term Notes, Series A (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4 of the Registrant’s registration statement on Form 8-A, filed with the Commission on March 21, 2012).