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


ALMERE, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Nov 23, 2012) - ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ:ASMI and NYSE Euronext Exchange in Amsterdam: ASM) announces that after itsannouncement on October 8, 2012 that it would exercise its right to redeemalloutstanding 6.5% senior unsecured convertible bonds (the "Bonds") onNovember27, 2012 at their principal amount, together with accrued but unpaid interest,all bondholders exercised their right to convert their Bonds into ordinaryshares. As a result of this conversion, outstanding common shares increasedwith9,074,396 shares.

About ASM International

ASM International N.V., headquartered in Almere, the Netherlands, and itssubsidiaries design and manufacture equipment and materials used to producesemiconductor devices. ASM International and its subsidiaries provideproductionsolutions for wafer processing (Front-end segment) as well as assembly andpackaging (Back-end segment) through facilities in the United States,Europe,Japan and Asia. ASM International's common stock trades on NASDAQ (symbolASMI)and the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange (symbol ASM). For moreinformation, visit ASMI's website at

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Progress on redemption:

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