ams approached Austrian authorities on recent media reports; no FMA investigation into the company

Premstaetten, Austria (26 June 2020) -- ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces that in order to create transparency ams has approached the Austrian authorities on its own initiative with regard to investigations alleged in yesterday’s media reports.

The Austrian financial market authority (FMA) has stated today that there is no investigation into the company. The authorities have further indicated an investigation related to possible insider trading into natural or legal persons who may be related or unrelated to ams. Information on the starting point, nature, development, or conclusion was not provided.

ams has policies and procedures in place which govern employee, management and other trading transactions. They are reviewed regularly and compliance is actively monitored.