INFICON Holding AG reports on successful AGM

  • AGM approves all motions proposed by the Board of Directors
  • Distribution of CHF 16.00 per registered share out of capital contribution reserves, exempt from withholding tax
  • All members of the Board of Directors re-elected

Bad Ragaz/Switzerland, April 24, 2013.

Shareholders of INFICON Holding AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: IFCN), a leading provider of instrumentation and process control software for advanced industrial vacuum processes, approved all proposals put forward by the Board of Directors at today’s Annual General Meeting in Bad Ragaz.

Distribution out of capital contribution reserves
The General Meeting resolved among others to distribute for the full year 2012 CHF 16.00 per registered share from capital contribution reserves. The distribution is exempt from withholding tax and will take place on May 2, 2013 with the ex-date being April 26, 2013 and the record-date April 30, 2013.

Board of Directors
The Meeting reelected Vanessa Frey, Dr Richard Fischer, Beat Siegrist, Dr Thomas Staehelin, and Dr Beat E. Lüthi (Chairman) to the Board of Directors for a term of office of one year. Dr Beat E. Lüthi was confirmed as Chairman by the Board Meeting held right after the Annual General Meeting.

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INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and advanced process control software that enhance productivity and quality in sophisticated industrial vacuum processes. These analysis, measurement and control products are essential for gas leak detection in air conditioning/refrigeration, and automotive manufacturing. They are vital to equipment manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells and industrial vacuum coating applications. Other users of vacuum based processes include the life sciences, research, aerospace, packaging, heat treatment, laser cutting and many other industrial processes. We also leverage our expertise in vacuum technology to provide unique, toxic chemical analysis products for emergency response, security, and environmental monitoring. INFICON is headquartered in Switzerland and has world-class manufacturing facilities in Europe, the United States and China, as well as subsidiaries in China, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States. INFICON registered shares (IFCN) are listed on SIX Swiss Exchange. For more information about INFICON and its products, please visit

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