ASML completes acquisition of Cymer

                     ASML completes acquisition of Cymer

PR Newswire

VELDHOVEN, The Netherlands and SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2013

VELDHOVEN, The Netherlands and SAN DIEGO, May 30,2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ASML
Holding NV (ASML) and Cymer, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI)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


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:

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:

SOURCE Cymer, Inc.

Contact: ASML: Lucas van Grinsven, Communications, Veldhoven, The Netherlands,
+31 40 268 3949, Craig DeYoung - Investor Relations, Tempe, Arizona, USA - +1
480 383 4005, Franki D'Hoore Investor Relations, Veldhoven, The Netherlands,
+31 40 268 6494, and Cymer: Taryn Unruh, Formula PR, San Diego, USA, +1 619
234 0345
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