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austriamicrosystems´ Annual General Meeting approves authorisation to buy back
shares and distribution of a dividend for 2007
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Unterpremstaetten, Austria (March 27, 2008) The Annual General Meeting of austriamicrosystems (SWX: AMS), a leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of high performance analog ICs for communications, industry & medical and automotive applications, today approved an authorisation for the company to buy back shares. This authorisation enables the company to buy back austriamicrosystems shares on the stock market within the coming 30 months up to a maximum of 10% of the company´s paid-in capital. Separately, the distribution of a dividend, based on a shareholder motion, for the fiscal year 2007 of EUR 1.50 per share was approved. Payment of the dividend will be effected within 10 days from the date of the Annual General Meeting, details concerning the ex-dividend day and payment day will be published separately. The other topics on the agenda were also approved.
About austriamicrosystems austriamicrosystems is a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance analog ICs, combining more than 25 years of analog design capabilities and system know-how with its own state-of-the-art manufacturing and test facilities. austriamicrosystems leverages its expertise in low power and high accuracy to provide industry-leading customized and standard analog products. Operating worldwide with more than 1,000 employees, austriamicrosystems focuses on the areas of power management, sensors & sensor interfaces, mobile entertainment and car access in its markets Communications, Industry & Medical and Automotive, complemented by its Full Service Foundry activities. austriamicrosystems is listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange in Zurich (ticker: AMS). For more information, please visit www.austriamicrosystems.com.
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