UBS AG

September 22, 2009 - 1:43pm

UBS Investment Research’s September business jet market index came in at 43, 16-percent higher than its previous survey in July and moved upward for the sixth consecutive month, “indicative of continued slowing in the rate of market deterioration.” However, UBS analyst David Strauss noted, the index continues to be “weighed down” by weak pricing and record-high inventory levels of pre-owned business jets, in addition to not yet crossing the th

September 8, 2009 - 11:46am

Market conditions for pre-owned rotorcraft are “below normal levels and falling,” according to a monthly rotorcraft survey published last week by UBS Investment Research. The firm’s latest rotorcraft composite index, which measures overall business conditions, came in at 40, some 5 percent higher than UBS’s previous survey but still 10 points below conditions that would show expansion.

September 3, 2009 - 12:46pm

Available business jet inventories dropped 2 percent last month, the second sequential decline in three months following 18 months of consecutive increases, according to a business jet report issued by UBS Investment Research this afternoon. Despite the decline, available inventories are still at 17 percent of the in-service fleet, some 36 percent higher than August last year.

July 28, 2009 - 7:12am

Inventories of used turbine helicopters have been building since the middle of last year “but now appear to be stabilizing, albeit at record-high levels,” UBS Investment Research noted in its first turbine helicopter inventory report. According to UBS aerospace/aviation analyst David Strauss, about 1,010 helicopters were on the market at the end of June, including 974 used models and 36 new delivery positions.

July 27, 2009 - 11:52am

While the industry cheers small gains, on any given day the bits and pieces of good news (+) have typically been overwhelmed by the bad (-) as the economic crisis and credit crunch continues. Here’s a bit of both.

July 14, 2009 - 12:02pm

UBS Investment Research’s latest Business Jet Market Index, released this morning, shows the fifth consecutive move higher, “indicative of a continuing slowing in the rate of market deterioration.” The index, which measures the change in a group of business aviation professionals’ views from previous UBS index surveys, came in at 37, slightly higher than the 35 reported in May and greatly above the record-low of 13 in November.

July 9, 2009 - 11:05am

Inventories of used turbine helicopters have been building since the middle of last year, “but now appear to be stabilizing, albeit at record-high levels,” UBS Investment Research noted in its first turbine helicopter inventory report. According to UBS aerospace/aviation analyst David Strauss, about 1,010 helicopters were on the market at the end of last month, including 974 used models and 36 new delivery positions.

July 2, 2009 - 11:36am

The pre-owned business jet market appears to have bottomed out last month, according to UBS Investment Research’s latest business jet update, released this morning. “Available business jet inventories stepped down 2 percent in June after sequential increases in each of the prior 18 months,” UBS aerospace and aviation analyst David Strauss noted in the report.

June 29, 2009 - 11:23am

“Available business jet inventories look finally to be stabilizing,” UBS Investment Research noted in its latest business jet update, although pre-owned inventory remains at record-high levels, at 18 percent of the in-service fleet.

June 18, 2009 - 11:44am

“Available business jet inventories look finally to be stabilizing,” UBS Investment Research noted in its recently released business jet update, though pre-owned inventory remains at record-high levels at 18 percent of the in-service fleet.

 
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