EANS-News: ams AG / ams Domination and Profit and Loss Transfer Agreement with OSRAM in force; ams and OSRAM to commence operations as one company to serve the full optical solutions value chain CNE

Wednesday, 03. March 2021 18:00
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Premstaetten -

* Domination and Profit and Loss Transfer Agreement has been registered and is
  now in force
* The combined company serves a joint customer base of around 20,000 customers
  in the consumer, automotive, medical and industrial application areas
* Offering the full optical solution value chain the technology focus is on
  Sensing, Illumination and Visualization

Premstaetten, Austria, and Munich, Germany (3 March 2021) -- ams (SIX: AMS), a
leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces that
the Domination and Profit and Loss Transfer Agreement ("DPLTA") between ams
Offer GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of ams AG, the parent company of ams
Group, and OSRAM Licht AG ("OSRAM") became effective today. Operating as one
company, and with over 110 years of combined history and more than 15,000
granted and applied patents, the ams Group is firmly focused on creating optical
solutions for the future.

"Adding intelligence to light and passion to innovation, our goal is to create
leading technology to enrich people's lives. Our approx. 30,000 employees
worldwide innovate in the sensing, illumination and visualization technology
areas resulting in solutions that help our customers to create new markets.
Through combining ams and OSRAM, we become a global leader in optical
solutions," said Alexander Everke, CEO of the ams group. "The combination of ams
and OSRAM creates an extraordinary talent base to serve our approx. 20,000
customers globally, and I look forward to working with our combined team. Our
technology is designed to make journeys safer, medical diagnosis more effective
and daily moments in communication a richer experience. Together we will have a
relentless focus on our customers. From emitters to optical components and
modules, detectors, integrated circuits and algorithms, we serve the full value
chain for optical solutions with an unmatched portfolio."

Headquartered in Premstätten (Austria) with a co-headquarter in Munich
(Germany), the company serves customers in the consumer, automotive, healthcare
and industrial technology sectors.

Technology focus

3D, optical sensing and display innovation for mobile, consumer and other
sectors. Together, ams and OSRAM are a worldwide leader in optical sensing based
on a broad portfolio of high performance solutions. Focused on innovation for
new applications, the group addresses 3D sensing solutions including VCSEL
illumination and NIR sensing, display management, camera enhancement and behind-
OLED (BOLED) technologies. Enabling next generation low power high performance
displays, the combined company is driving development of micro LED technology
for mobile and other applications.

In automotive mobility, the combined company is focused on safety, smarter
vehicles and electrification. The company offers a broad portfolio of
differentiated components and modules for exterior lighting, signaling, matrix
LED headlights, 3D LIDAR with high power VCSEL arrays or edge-emitting lasers
for driver assistance and automated driving as well as optical in-cabin
monitoring with the aim to make journeys safer and more comfortable.

Industrial business includes a leading position in sensing for industrial
automation, HABA, industrial imaging, and related markets. As an industry leader
in global shutter image sensing, the imaging expertise also drives 3D
capabilities and new industrial applications, including access control,
autonomous robots and X-ray scanning.

Lighting solutions are a cornerstone for the company. Our intelligent and
innovative LED technologies offer infinite lighting and design possibilities.
Smart lighting for more cost-effective selectable and tunable lighting means
sustainable solutions transforming spaces indoors, outdoors and in applications
such as horticulture.

In medical applications, the combined company holds a leading position in
medical imaging for computed tomography (CT), digital X-ray, and micro-camera
endoscopy, in UV-C disinfection and pathogen decontamination as well as
innovative spectral sensing for in-vitro diagnostics.


About ams and OSRAM
The ams Group, including the listed companies ams AG as parent company and OSRAM
Licht AG, is a global leader in optical solutions. By adding intelligence to
light and passion to innovation, we enrich people's lives. This is what we mean
by Sensing is Life.
With over 110 years of combined history, our core is defined by imagination,
deep engineering expertise and the ability to provide global industrial capacity
in sensor and light technologies. We create exciting innovations that enable our
customers in the consumer, automotive, healthcare and industrial sectors
maintain their competitive edge and drive innovation that meaningfully improves
the quality of life in terms of health, safety and convenience, while reducing
impact on the environment.
Our around 30,000 employees worldwide focus on innovation across sensing,
illumination and visualization to make journeys safer, medical diagnosis more
accurate and daily moments in communication a richer experience. Our work
creates technology for breakthrough applications, which is reflected in over
15,000 patents granted and applied. Headquartered in Premstaetten/Graz (Austria)
with a co-headquarter in Munich (Germany), the group achieved well over USD 5
billion combined revenues in 2020 (pro-forma). ams AG is a listed company on the
SIX Swiss Exchange (ISIN: AT0000A18XM4). OSRAM Licht AG remains a listed company
on the XETRA market in Germany (ISIN: DE000LED4000).
To find out more about us on https://ams-osram.com [https://ams-osram.com/]

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ams is a registered trademark of ams AG. In addition many of our products and
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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 500-0
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
stockmarkets: SIX Swiss Exchange
language:     English

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