ASML issues 9 pct of new shares to help fund Cymer takeover

AMSTERDAM Wed Oct 17, 2012 1:31am EDT

AMSTERDAM Oct 17 (Reuters) - Dutch chip equipment maker ASML will issue just over 9 percent of its current outstanding share capital in new shares to help fund the 1.95 billion euros ($2.5 billion) takeover of Cymer Inc, a U.S.-listed supplier of lithography light sources, ASML chief financial officer said on Wednesday.