Premstaetten, Austria (11 February 2020) -- ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, has successfully placed 3,350,688 of its treasury shares at a price of CHF 44.25 per share with a selected number of institutional investors. The transaction has been executed by HSBC and UBS.
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