Veldhoven, the Netherlands, April 10, 2000
ASM Lithography Holding NV (ASML) today announces the effective date of its 3-for-1 share split. Following the approval of a 3-for-1 share split of ASML's shares, at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on March 23, 2000, ASML would like to announce that the effective date for the share split will be April 17, 2000, and trading of the split shares will commence on that date.
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. Please visit the company's website at www.asml.com for more information.
'Safe Harbor' Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Except for historical information, the matters discussed in this news release that may be considered forward-looking statements may be subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those projected, including uncertainties in the market, pricing competition, procurement and manufacturing efficiencies, and other risks detailed from time to time in reports filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company assumes no obligation to update the information in this release.
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