Almere, The Netherlands
May 16, 2013  

In line with the ASMI Boards' recommendations as included in the Company's proxy statement, shareholders approved all resolutions as proposed to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.

The main resolutions were as follows:

The financial statements for the year 2012 were adopted and shareholders granted discharge to the members of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board from liability in relation to the exercise of their duties in the financial year 2012.

The shareholders voted in favor of the dividend payment of € 0.50 per ordinary share which will become payable on May 30, 2013.

The shareholders also resolved to amend the Company's articles of association in accordance with the proposal to amend the articles of association which has been placed on the website of the Company ( and as set out in the explanatory notes to the agenda of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. As a result, an extraordinary distribution of € 4.25 per common share will be made by a repayment of capital to the shareholders. The extraordinary distribution is expected to become payable tentatively on July 30, 2013.

Finally, the shareholders voted in favor of the reappointment of Mr. J. Lobbezoo as member of the Supervisory Board.

About ASM International
ASM International NV, headquartered in Almere, the Netherlands, its subsidiaries 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 (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 website at

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