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Repurchase Up To 1.130 Billion Within 2 Years - ASML HOLDING NV - 4-5-2012

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					                                                                                                                                     Exhibit 99.1
  
ASML share buy-back program

                                                                     

Repurchase up to € 1.130 billion within 2 years
In 2011, ASML has purchased 25.7 million shares for a total amount of EUR 700 million as part of its intention to purchase up to 
EUR 1 billion of its own shares within 2 years. In January 2012 ASML announced to increase the size of the current share buy 
back program to EUR 1,130 million to make use of the maximum room available in 2012 for dividend withholding tax-exempt share
buy backs.

The aggregate amount of shares repurchased up to and including March 30, 2012 represents 77.1% of the program. 

ASML intends to cancel all shares repurchased under this program.

The total amount of outstanding shares at the end of 2011 was approx. 414 million shares. 

The following table shows the shares repurchased between March 5, 2012 and March 30, 2012: 
  
                                                                                Repurchased          Average              Repurchased
          Date                                                                    shares              price                  value      
          Mar. 5 - Mar. 9, 2012                                                     211,300          €   33.98        €      7,180,233  
          Mar. 12 - Mar. 16, 2012                                                    83,936          €   36.42        €      3,057,208  
          Mar. 19 - Mar. 23, 2012                                                   512,879          €   36.28        €     18,605,629  
          Mar. 26- Mar. 30, 2012                                                      96,611         €   37.10        €      3,583,799  
          Total shares repurchase between March 5, 2012 and 
            March 30, 2012                                                         904,726      €35.84      € 32,426,869  
          Total shares repurchased through March 30, 2012                      30,686,801      €28.40      €871,606,104