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01.04.2019 – 17:35

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EANS-Adhoc: ams AG
ams announces achievement of maximum share repurchase volume under and completion of current share repurchase program

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Premstaetten - Premstaetten, Austria (1 April 2019) -- ams AG (SIX: AMS), a
leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces that,
based on the current outstanding number of 84'419'826 bearer shares, the maximum
repurchase volume under the current share repurchase program of max. 8% or
6'753'586 bearer shares has been achieved and the repurchase program has been
completed. In line with the resolution by the Annual General 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

The repurchase of ams AG's own shares has been executed via the ordinary trading
line on SIX Swiss Exchange at market price. Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG was
commissioned to carry out the share buyback. The repurchase program started on
10 November 2017 and has been upheld until 29 March 2019. The requirements set
forth by Circular No. 1 of the Swiss Takeover Board have been complied with.


About ams
ams is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced sensor
solutions. Our mission is to shape the world with sensor solutions by providing
a seamless interface between humans and technology.
ams' high-performance sensor solutions drive applications requiring small form
factor, low power, highest sensitivity and multi-sensor integration. Products
include sensor solutions, sensor ICs, interfaces and related software for
consumer, communications, industrial, medical, and automotive markets.
With headquarters in Austria, ams employs about 9,000 people globally and serves
more than 8,000 customers worldwide. ams is listed on the SIX Swiss stock
exchange (ticker symbol: AMS). More information about ams can be found at

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ams is a registered trademark of ams AG. In addition many of our products and
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product names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of
their respective owners. Information provided in this press release is accurate
at time of publication and is subject to change without advance notice.

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

end of announcement                         euro adhoc

issuer:       ams AG
              Tobelbader Strasse   30
              A-8141 Premstaetten
phone:        +43 3136 500-0
FAX:          +43 3136 500-931211
ISIN:         AT0000A18XM4
stockmarkets: SIX Swiss Exchange
language:     English

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