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Press release

ASML convertible subordinated notes priced

Veldhoven, the Netherlands, November 19, 1999

ASM Lithography Holding NV(ASML) today announced the pricing of $450 million aggregate amount of convertible subordinated notes due November 2004 (the 'Notes') offered through a private placement to qualified institutional investors and institutional accredited investors. The issue was increased by $50 million from an initial aggregate principal amount of $400 million. The Company has also granted the underwriters an over-allotment option amounting to $70 million. The notes will pay an annual interest rate of 4.25% and will be convertible into ordinary shares of ASML at a conversion price of $111.75 per ASML share.

About ASML


ASM Lithography was founded in 1984 and is a world leader in advanced photolithography systems that are essential to the fabrication of modern integrated circuits. ASML is publicly traded on both the Amsterdam Exchanges and on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol 'ASML'. This document does not constitute an offer of the securities discussed herein. Neither the notes nor the shares into which the notes are convertible will be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and they may not be sold or offered within the United States except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements under such act.

Contact information

  • Brittney Wolff
  • Corporate communications manager US
  • +14084833207