Evatec continues rapid growth with acquisition of Oerlikon’s Advanced Technologies Segment

Flums, Switzerland, Dec 23rd 2014- Evatec today signed an agreement for the acquisition of the Advanced Technologies Segment of Oerlikon to expand its existing thin film deposition systems business

Evatec continues its rapid growth with the acquisition of the Semiconductor & Nanotechnology business of Oerlikon’s Advanced Technologies Segment . Both capital equipment businesses are well positioned in their respective markets by delivering complete thin film production solutions and services to their customers around the globe. The acquisition brings an enhanced technology portfolio and opens up possibilities to exploit synergies in technology and process know how for access to new markets and overall business growth going forward. It should be completed during Q1 2015

For more information about the acquisition contact:

Allan Jaunzens Marketing/Communications Manager Evatec Ltd Lochrietstrasse 14 CH-8890,Flums Switzerland

Tel +41 81 720 1080 E mail: allan.jaunzens@evatecnet.com Web: www.evatecnet.com