UBS CEO Ermotti won't rule out large M&A but says it is unlikely

ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS AG Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday he cannot categorically exclude a large acquisition but that such a deal is unlikely, given the bank's current status as the world's largest wealth manager. 'It is difficult to rule out M&A,' Ermotti told investors after the company released third-quarter results, adding options for a transformational deal with a big partner are limited.

Reuters October 26, 2018 00:05:45 IST
UBS CEO Ermotti won't rule out large M&A but says it is unlikely

UBS CEO Ermotti wont rule out large MA but says it is unlikely

ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS AG Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday he cannot categorically exclude a large acquisition but that such a deal is unlikely, given the bank's current status as the world's largest wealth manager.

"It is difficult to rule out M&A," Ermotti told investors after the company released third-quarter results, adding options for a transformational deal with a big partner are limited.

(Reporting by John Miller; Editing by Alexandra Hudson)

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