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AMS announces new share repurchase program forup to two year period to start on 10 November 2017

Published: November 8, 2017; 07:02 · (FriedlNews)

AMS announces that the Management Board has decided to launch a further share repurchase program for up to 8.0% of the issued share capital. In line with the resolution by the shareholders' meeting of ams AG on 9 June 2017, the repurchased shares may be used for the purpose of covering option exercises under employee stock option plans, as compensation for acquisitions of businesses, for the cancellation of such shares and/or for resale. Based on the current outstanding number of 84,419,82 bearer shares the maximum repurchase volume amounts to 6,753,586 bearer shares.

The repurchase of own shares shall be executed via the ordinary trading line on

SIX Swiss Exchange at market price. The repurchase program will commence on 10
November 2017 and will be upheld until 8 November 2019 at the latest. ams AG
retains the right to terminate the program at any time and has no obligation to
purchase own shares under this share repurchase program. The requirements set
forth by the Circular No 1 of the Swiss Takeover Board are complied with. Bank
J. Safra Sarasin AG, Basel (Switzerland), has been mandated to execute the share
repurchase program.

Further inquiry note:
Moritz M. Gmeiner
Vice President Investor Relations
Tel: +43 3136 500-31211
Fax: +43 3136 500-931211
Email: investor@ams.com

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issuer: ams AG
Tobelbader Strasse 30
A-8141 Premstaetten
phone: +43 3136 500-0
FAX: +43 3136 500-931211
mail: investor@ams.com
WWW: www.ams.com
ISIN: AT0000A18XM4
indexes:
stockmarkets: SIX Swiss Exchange
language: English

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