ASM International N.V. Announces Availability and Timing of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders Webcast

BILTHOVEN, the Netherlands, May 7, 2009 --- ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ: ASMI and the Euronext Exchange in Amsterdam ASM) will hold its 2009 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) at the Hotel Hilton Royal Parc, Nassau Paviljoen, Van Weerden Poelmanweg 4-6, Soestduinen, the Netherlands on Thursday, May 14, 2009, commencing at 14:00 CET (8:00 a.m. ET).
 
A live webcast of the meeting will be available on the ASM International web site at www.asm.com.  The webcast will be available in both Dutch and English.  A replay of the proceedings will be available for a period of two weeks following the meeting date.  There will be no telephone conference feature for the AGM. 
 
About ASM International
ASM International N.V., headquartered in Almere, the Netherlands, and its subsidiaries design and manufacture equipment and materials used to produce semiconductor devices. The company provides production solutions for wafer processing (Front-end segment) as well as assembly and packaging (Back-end segment) through facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan and Asia. ASM International's common stock trades on NASDAQ (symbol ASMI) and the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange (symbol ASM). For more information, visit ASMI's web site at www.asm.com.
For further information, please contact:
 
Lies Rijnveld
+31 8810 08506
 
Mary Jo Dieckhaus
+ 1 212 986 2900