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PRESS RELEASE: 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

03/03/2021 | 12:01pm EDT
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Mergers - Acquisitions - Takeovers 
 
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. 
 
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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/] 
 
Join ams social media channels: 
>Twitter [https://twitter.com/amsAnalog] >LinkedIn [https://www.linkedin.com/ 
company/ams-ag] >Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/amsAnalog] >YouTube [https:/ 
/www.youtube.com/user/amsAnalog] 
 
 
ams is a registered trademark of ams AG. In addition many of our products and 
services are registered or filed trademarks of ams Group. All other company or 
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 500-0 
Fax: +43 3136 500-931211 
Email: investor@ams.com 
 
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires

March 03, 2021 12:00 ET (17:00 GMT)

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