AIXTRON Shareholders Approve All Resolutions

Aachen, (PresseBox) - Shareholders of AIXTRON AG, world-leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, today voted strongly in favor of the resolutions presented by the Executive Board (Vorstand) and the Supervisory Board (Aufsichtsrat).

The following resolutions were approved at AIXTRON's 11th annual shareholder meeting:
- Dividend payment for fiscal year 2007
- Approvals of the activities of the members of the Management Board(Vorstand) and of the Supervisory Board (Aufsichtsrat) during fiscal year 2007
- Election of the auditors and the Group auditors for fiscal year 2008
- Conversion of bearer shares into registered shares
- Cancellation of contingent capital
- Authorization to purchase and use own shares

Due to the conversion of bearer shares into registered shares the provisions of the articles of association of AIXTRON AG regarding the attendance of the shareholder meeting are amended. In addition, diverse authorizations - e. g. for the issuance of stock options and of warrants and/or convertible bonds - and the underlying contingent and authorized capital are adjusted to the conversion into registered shares.

All resolutions were accepted by at least 99 percent of the votes cast at the meeting. 37 percent of AIXTRON AG's share capital was represented at the shareholder meeting held at the Eurogress in Aachen, Germany.

Further Information

The speaker notes and the slides to the presentation to Topic 1 of the Agenda can be downloaded from the website, section Investors/Events/Annual General Meeting 2008.

For further information on AIXTRON (FSE: AIX, ISIN: DE0005066203; NASDAQ: AIXG, ISIN: US0096061041) please consult our website at:

Forward-Looking Statements This news release may contain forward-looking statements about the business, financial condition, results of operations and earnings outlook of AIXTRON within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "may", "will", "expect", "anticipate", "contemplate", "intend", "plan", "believe", "continue" and "estimate", and variations of these words and similar expressions, identify these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements reflect our current views and assumptions and are subject to risks and uncertainties. You should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements. The following factors, and others which are discussed in AIXTRON's public filings and submissions with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, are among those that may cause actual and future results and trends to differ materially from our forward-looking statements: actual customer orders received by AIXTRON; the extent to which chemical vapor deposition, or CVD, technology is demanded by the market place; the timing of final acceptance of products by customers; the financial climate and accessibility of financing; general conditions in the thin film equipment market and in the macro-economy; cancellations, rescheduling or delays in product shipments; manufacturing capacity constraints; lengthy sales and qualification cycles; difficulties in the production process; changes in semiconductor industry growth; increased competition; exchange rate fluctuations; availability of government funding; variability and availability of interest rates; delays in developing and commercializing new products; general economic conditions being less favorable than expected; and other factors. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and AIXTRON does not assume any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by law.

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