ASM International N.V. announces progress on redemption of its outstanding 6.5% Senior Unsecured Convertible Bonds due 2014

Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:13pm EST

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  ALMERE, THE NETHERLANDS, Nov 23 (Marketwire) -- 
ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ: ASMI and NYSE Euronext Exchange in
Amsterdam: ASM) announces that after its announcement on October 8, 2012
that it would exercise its right to redeem all outstanding 6.5% senior
unsecured convertible bonds (the "Bonds") on November 27, 2012 at their
principal amount, together with accrued but unpaid  interest, all
bondholders exercised their right to convert their Bonds into ordinary
shares. As a result of this conversion, outstanding common shares
increased with 9,074,396 shares.

    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. ASM International and its subsidiaries
provide 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 NYSE Euronext Amsterdam
Stock Exchange (symbol ASM). For more information, visit ASMI's website

    Safe Harbor Statement under the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995: All matters discussed in this statement, except for any
historical data, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking
statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking
statements. These include, but are not limited to, economic conditions
and trends in the semiconductor industry generally and the timing of the
industry cycles specifically, currency fluctuations, financing and
liquidity matters, the success of restructurings, the timing of
significant orders, market acceptance of new products, competitive
factors, litigation involving intellectual property, shareholder and
other issues, commercial and economic disruption due to natural
disasters, terrorist activity, armed conflict or political instability,
epidemics and other risks indicated in the Company's filings from time to
time with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not
limited to, the Company's reports on Form 20-F and Form 6-K. The Company
assumes no obligation nor intends to update or revise any forward-looking
statements to reflect future developments or circumstances.

    Progress on redemption:

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