FAQ

  1. Who is INFICON?
  2. Where is INFICON located?
  3. What is INFICON’s ticker symbol and which exchange is it traded on?
  4. When was INFICON’s initial public offering?
  5. How many shares were issued at INFICON’s initial public offering? At what price?
  6. What year and where was INFICON incorporated?
  7. When does INFICON’s fiscal year end?
  8. Does INFICON pay a dividend or offer a Dividend Re-investment Plan?
  9. Does INFICON have a Direct Stock Purchase Plan?
  10. Who is INFICON's Domestic Custody?
  11. Who runs INFICON’s share register?
  12. How can I purchase shares of INFICON?
  13. How can I request an investor kit and/or reach Investor Relations?
  14. When did INFICON delist its Nasdaq-listed American Depositary Shares?

Who is INFICON?
INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and advanced process control software that enhance the productivity and quality of sophisticated vacuum processes in highly specialized markets. These analysis, measurement and control products are essential for gas leak detection in air conditioning/refrigeration/automotive manufacturing. They are vital to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for flat panel displays, solar cells, magnetic and optical storage media, scientific and consumer optics, and architectural glass coatings. Other industrial users of our vacuum technology include the life sciences, research, aerospace, food packaging, heat treating, sterilization, alternative energy, utilities, 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.as well as instruments for energy and petrochemical applications.
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Where is INFICON located?
INFICON is legally domiciled in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland and has subsidiary operations in the U.S., Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, China, Germany, France, Liechtenstein, Finland, the United Kingdom, Italy, Hong Kong, Sweden and India.
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What is INFICON’s ticker symbol and which exchange is it traded on?
INFICON trades on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the ticker symbol "IFCN".
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When was INFICON’s initial public offering?
INFICON’s initial public offering took place on November 9, 2000.
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How many shares were issued at INFICON’s initial public offering? At what price?
1,736,000 common shares and American Depository Shares (ADSs), with each ADS representing one-tenth of one common share, were priced at 225 Swiss francs (CHF) per common share and $12.66 per ADS.
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What year and where was INFICON incorporated?
INFICON was incorporated in Switzerland in 2000.
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When does INFICON’s fiscal year end?
INFICON’s fiscal year ends on December 31.   Q1: January 1 – March 31
Q2: April 1– June 30
Q3: July 1 – September 30
Q4: October 1 – December 31
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Does INFICON pay a dividend or offer a Dividend Re-investment Plan?
INFICON implemented a dividend program in May 2006. Under the company’s program, the Board of Directors, with the approval of shareholders at the company’s Annual General Meeting, determines on an annual basis whether to pay a dividend and the amount to be paid. A dividend of CHF 5.00 per registered share was approved for fiscal year 2005, CHF 6.00 for fiscal year 2006, CHF 8.00 for fiscal year 2007, CHF 6.00 for fiscal year 2008, CHF 4.00 for fiscal year 2009, CHF 10.00 for fiscal year 2010, CHF 14.00 for fiscal year 2011 and CHF 16.00 for fiscal year 2012.
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Does INFICON have a Direct Stock Purchase Plan?
No. INFICON does not currently offer a Direct Stock Purchase Plan.
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Who is INFICON's Domestic Custody?
SIX Securities Services
Brandschenkestrasse 47
P.O. Box 1758
CH-8021 Zurich
Switzerland
T +41 58 399 3111
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Who runs INFICON’s share register?
SIX SAG Ltd
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How can I purchase shares of INFICON?
Please contact a registered broker.
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How can I request an investor kit and/or reach Investor Relations?
You may request an investor kit by choosing "Information Request" from the navigation choices on the left-hand side of the screen, or by contacting:   Matthias Troendle
INFICON HOLDING AG
Hintergasse 15 B
7310 Bad Ragaz, SWITZERLAND
+ 41 81 300 4980
matthias.troendle@inficon.com
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When did INFICON delist its Nasdaq-listed American Depositary Shares?
INFICON voluntarily delisted its American Depositary Shares underlying American Depositary Receipts (ADR) from the Nasdaq Global Market and terminated its ADR program in March 2005.
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