ASM International

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ASM International N.V.
Naamloze vennootschap
Traded as EuronextASM, NASDAQ: ASMI
Industry Semiconductor industry
Founder Arthur del Prado
Headquarters Almere, The Netherlands
Key people
Chuck del Prado (CEO), Gert-Jan Kramer (Chairman of the supervisory board)
Products Equipment for semiconductor fabrication, assembly and packaging
Revenue 1.223 billion (2010)[1]
€328.6 million (2010)[1]
Profit €110.6 million (2010)[1]
Total assets €1.214 billion (end 2010)[1]
Total equity €647.2 million (end 2010)[1]
Number of employees
16,700 (end 2010)[1]
This article is about a Netherlands-based company. For the professional organization formerly known as the American Society for Metals, see ASM International (society).

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]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Annual Report 2010 (Form 20-F)". ASM International. Retrieved 31 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Activists Shaking Up Boardrooms Once Again,, April 29, 2008
  3. ^ "ASM International Completes Acquisition of Genitech, Ltd". 

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Gemalto opgenomen in AEX-index, Aperam eruit, Trivano, 6 june 2013