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ASML Holding : ASML completes acquisition of Cymer



              ASML Holding : ASML completes acquisition of Cymer

ASML Contacts
Lucas van Grinsven - Communications - +31 40 268 3949 - Veldhoven, the
Netherlands
Craig DeYoung - Investor Relations - +1 480 383 4005 - Tempe, Arizona, USA
Franki D'Hoore - Investor Relations - +31 40 268 6494 - Veldhoven, the
Netherlands

Cymer Contacts
Taryn Unruh - Formula PR - +1 619 234 0345 - San Diego, USA
 
  
VELDHOVEN, the Netherlands/SAN DIEGO, United States, 30 May 2013 - ASML
Holding NV (ASML) and Cymer, Inc. today announce that they have completed the
previously announced merger pursuant to which ASML has acquired Cymer. As a
result of the merger, each share of Cymer common stock outstanding immediately
prior to the completion of the merger was converted into the right to receive
$20.00 in cash plus 1.1502 ASML ordinary shares. ASML's share capital will
increase by approximately 36.5 million shares as a result of the merger.

About ASML
ASML makes possible affordable microelectronics that improve the quality of
life. ASML invents and develops complex technology for high-tech lithography
machines for the semiconductor industry. ASML's guiding principle is
continuing Moore's Law towards ever smaller, cheaper, more powerful and
energy-efficient semiconductors. Our success is based on three pillars:
technology leadership combined with customer and supplier intimacy, highly
efficient processes and entrepreneurial people. We are a multinational company
with 55 locations in 15 countries, headquartered in Veldhoven, the
Netherlands. We provide employment for more than 11,000 people on payroll and
flexible contracts (expressed in full time equivalents). Our company is an
inspiring place where employees work, meet, share and learn. ASML is traded on
Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ under the symbol ASML. More information about
ASML, our products and technology, and career opportunities is available on:
www.asml.com

About Cymer
Cymer, an ASML company, is an industry leader in developing lithography light
sources, used by chipmakers worldwide to pattern advanced semiconductor chips.
Cymer's light sources, and ongoing innovations, are available to all
semiconductor companies to enable advanced device manufacturing today and into
the future. Cymer is pioneering the industry's transition to EUV lithography,
the next viable step on the technology roadmap for the creation of smaller,
faster and more energy-efficient chips. The company is headquartered in San
Diego, California. More information about Cymer, our products and technology,
and career opportunities is available on: www.cymer.com.

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