SÜSS MicroTec AG: Increase of Shareholding in SUSS MicroOptics S.A. to 100 Percent

SÜSS MicroTec AG: Increase of Shareholding in SUSS MicroOptics S.A. to 100 Percent


SÜSS MicroTec AG / Key word(s): Enterprise/

15.05.2012 / 16:21


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Increase of Shareholding in SUSS MicroOptics S.A. to 100 percent

Garching, May 15, 2012 - SÜSS MicroTec AG, a global supplier of equipment and process solutions for the semiconductor industry and related markets, has increased its shareholding in SUSS MicroOptics S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland, from formerly 85 percent to now 100 percent.

SUSS MicroOptics is a leading company for high-quality refractive and diffractive micro-optics. The know-how comprises profound experience in optical design, micro-fabrication and metrology. The company provides the highest quality components through leading edge manufacturing techniques, based on 200mm wafer technology in Quartz and Silicon, and its innovative advances in technology make SUSS MicroOptics a market leader in its segment.

'By acquiring 100 percent of SUSS MicroOptics, we have undertaken another step towards streamlining our organizational structure and have tied the company, which masters key technologies for us, close to the SUSS MicroTec group,' said Frank P. Averdung, President and CEO of SÜSS MicroTec AG.

About SUSS MicroTec
SUSS MicroTec, listed on TecDAX of Deutsche Boerse AG, is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for microstructuring in the semiconductor industry and related markets. In close cooperation with research institutes and industry partners SUSS MicroTec contributes to the advancement of next-generation technologies such as 3D Integration and nanoimprint lithography as well as key processes for MEMS and LED manufacturing. With a global infrastructure for applications and service SUSS MicroTec supports more than 8.000 installed systems worldwide. SUSS MicroTec is headquartered in Garching near Munich, Germany. For more information, please visit http://www.suss.com




Contact:
SUSS MicroTec AG
Franka Schielke
Schleissheimer Strasse 90
85748 Garching, Deutschland
Tel.: +49 (0)89 32007-161
Fax: +49 (0)89 32007-451
Email: franka.schielke@suss.com



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