ASM International

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ASM International N.V.
Naamloze vennootschap
Traded asEuronextASM, NASDAQ: ASMI
IndustrySemiconductor industry
FounderArthur del Prado
Key people
Chuck del Prado (CEO), Gert-Jan Kramer (Chairman of the supervisory board)
ProductsEquipment for semiconductor fabrication, assembly and packaging
Revenue1.223 billion (2010)[1]
€328.6 million (2010)[1]
€110.6 million (2010)[1]
Total assets€1.214 billion (end 2010)[1]
Total equity€647.2 million (end 2010)[1]
Number of employees
1,670 (end 2016)

ASM (Advanced Semiconductor Materials) International is a Dutch company active in the semiconductor industry.

The company was founded by Arthur del Prado (1931-2016) in 1968. ASMi has been the co-founder with Philips Electronics of the company ASML. The shares of the company are listed on the Nasdaq and Euronext Amsterdam. Since 2008 the son of Arthur del Prado, Chuck del Prado, is the new CEO. The company has come under siege of several well known hedge funds (Fursa, Hermes, Centaurus).[2]

On Aug 5, 2004, ASM International completed the acquisition of Genitech, Inc., a privately held semiconductor equipment supplier in South Korea, for $5.2 million in cash and $4 million in common shares.[3] As of 2016, it has 1,670 staff.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Annual Report 2010 (Form 20-F)". ASM International. Archived from the original on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2011.
  2. ^ Activists Shaking Up Boardrooms Once Again Archived May 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine,, April 29, 2008
  3. ^ "ASM International Completes Acquisition of Genitech, Ltd". Archived from the original on 2016-03-07.
  4. ^ "ASMI 2016 Statutory annual report" (PDF).[dead link]

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