ALMERE, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2013) - ASM International NV (NASDAQ: ASMI)
(NYSE Euronext Exchange in Amsterdam: ASM)
today announces that the information regarding the Annual General Meeting
Shareholders (AGM) scheduled for May 16, 2013 is now available on the
renewed website, www.asm.com. This information includes the convocation and
full agenda. The US market proxy materials will also be posted on our
once these are ready for distribution to our US shareholders.
The AGM is scheduled to commence at 2 p.m. CET at the Hilton Hotel,
138 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
The total number of outstanding common shares as per March 27, 2013
63,169,136 and each common share entitles the holder thereof to cast one
In accordance with applicable legal requirements in the Netherlands
registration date for the AGM is April 18, 2013 as further set out
convocation for the meeting.
The agenda for the AGM includes amongst others the proposal to pay a
cash of EUR 0.50 per common share and the nomination of Messrs.
Lobbezoo for reappointment to the Supervisory Board.
In addition, the agenda for the AGM includes the report on and discussion
outcome of the study into the causes of the non-recognition by the
the value of the combined businesses of the Company and on action
Furthermore, the Company proposes to the AGM to distribute EUR 4.25 per
share from the cash proceeds of the placement of the Company's 47,424,500
shares of ASM Pacific Technology Ltd. free of any withholding tax under
Dutch tax law. To this end, it is proposed that the distribution is
a repayment of capital to the shareholders by way of a reduction of
value of the common shares. For that purpose, it is proposed to first
the issued capital of the Company by increasing the par value of all
shares by amending Article 3 of the Articles of Association and
decrease the issued capital of the Company by decreasing the par value
common shares by amending Article 3 of the Articles of Association.
About ASM International
ASM International NV, headquartered in Almere, the Netherlands, its
and participations design and manufacture equipment and materials used to
produce semiconductor devices. ASM International, its subsidiaries and
participations provide production solutions for wafer processing (Front-end
segment) as well as for assembly & packaging and surface mount technology
end segment) through facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan and
ASM International's common stock trades on NASDAQ (symbol ASMI) and the
Amsterdam Stock Exchange (symbol ASM). For more information, visit ASMI's
website at www.asm.com.
Safe Harbor Statement under the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform
1995: All matters discussed in this statement, except for any historical
are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
the forward-looking statements. These include, but are not limited to,
conditions and trends in the semiconductor industry generally and the
the industry cycles specifically, currency fluctuations, corporate
financing and liquidity matters, the success of restructurings, the
significant orders, market acceptance of new products, competitive
litigation involving intellectual property, shareholder and other
commercial and economic disruption due to natural disasters, terrorist
armed conflict or political instability, epidemics and other risks
the Company's filings from time to time with the U.S. Securities and
Commission, including, but not limited to, the Company's reports on Form
and Form 6-K. The Company assumes no obligation nor intends to update or
any forward-looking statements to reflect future developments or
ASMI announces availability of AGM Materials:
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