EANS-Adhoc: ams AG / ams announces successful closing of the OSRAM acquisition, aims to create a global leader in sensor solutions and photonics EAE

Thursday, 09. July 2020 17:42
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Holding 69% of OSRAM shares after closing, ams welcomes OSRAM employees
worldwide and looks forward to starting the successful integration

Mergers - Acquisitions - Takeovers
09.07.2020

Premstaetten - Premstaetten, Austria (9 July 2020) -- ams (SIX: AMS), a leading
worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces the
successful closing of the OSRAM Licht AG (OSRAM) acquisition. The takeover offer
has been fully settled today and the offer price paid to the holders of the
tendered shares.

Alexander Everke, CEO of ams, commented, "We are proud to have successfully
closed the acquisition of OSRAM as expected. Today is a vital milestone on our
path to combine ams and OSRAM into a worldwide leader in sensor solutions and
photonics. Together we will be able to offer customers exciting new products and
solutions driving innovation in optical technologies.

Firmly rooted in Europe, we will leverage the strong technology, IP and market
position of OSRAM in combination with ams and are convinced of our potential to
become a world leader in the optical space. As global ams team, we would like to
welcome the OSRAM employees worldwide and look forward to starting the
successful integration of the two companies."

Following the closing, ams holds 69% of all shares in OSRAM (excluding treasury
shares) on the basis of the takeover offer and additional purchases equivalent
to a transaction value of around EUR 2.7 billion. As the majority shareholder of
OSRAM, ams expects to gain representation on the Supervisory Board of OSRAM
based on its shareholding shortly. ams will announce further steps towards the
integration of the two companies in due course.

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About ams
ams is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced sensor
solutions. Our mission is to shape the world with sensor solutions by providing
a seamless interface between humans and technology.
ams' high-performance sensor solutions drive applications requiring small form
factor, low power, highest sensitivity and multi-sensor integration. Products
include sensor solutions, sensor ICs, interfaces and related software for
consumer, communications, industrial, medical, and automotive markets.
With headquarters in Austria, ams employs around 8,500 people globally and
serves more than 8,000 customers worldwide. ams is listed on the SIX Swiss
Exchange (ticker symbol: AMS). More information about ams can be found at https:
//ams.com [https://ams.com/]

Join ams social media channels:
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/www.youtube.com/user/amsAnalog]

ams is a registered trademark of ams AG. In addition many of our products and
services are registered or filed trademarks of ams Group. All other company or
product names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of
their respective owners. Information provided in this press release is accurate
at time of publication and is subject to change without advance notice.

Further inquiry note:
Moritz M. Gmeiner
Vice President Investor Relations
Tel: +43 3136 500-0
Fax: +43 3136 500-931211
Email: investor@ams.com

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issuer:       ams AG
              Tobelbader Strasse   30
              A-8141 Premstaetten
phone:        +43 3136 500-0
FAX:          +43 3136 500-931211
mail:         investor@ams.com
WWW:          www.ams.com
ISIN:         AT0000A18XM4
indexes:      
stockmarkets: SIX Swiss Exchange
language:     English

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