UBS digital bond offering
On November 3, 2022, UBS AG launched its CHF 375 million senior unsecured digital bond. This digital bond will be issued on the blockchain-based platform of SIX Digital Exchange while being dual listed and traded on SDX and SIX Swiss Exchange. This bond issuance is the first digital bond issued by a banking institution globally to be listed, traded and settled on a regulated digital exchange.
Lenz & Staehelin advised the managers in this transaction. The team included Patrick Schleiffer, Patrick Schärli and Patrick Sattler (all Capital Markets/Corporate).