SAES Getters Ordinary Shares and Savings Shares have been listed and traded on the Mercato Telematico Azionario ("MTA") of Borsa Italiana since 1994 and 1995, respectively.
In May 1996 SAES Getters S.p.A. became the first Italian Company to be listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market, the most important US stock market for high-tech companies. In May 2003 the Company approved a plan to de-list the American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) listed on the Nasdaq, terminate its depositary agreement related to the ADRs, deregister such shares and cease filing periodic reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
On April 2, 2001 the SAES Getters joined the segment STAR (Segmento Titoli con Alti Requisiti) of Borsa Italiana, the Italian acronym for Stock Market Segment with High Requirements. This market segment is reserved to companies meeting stricter and more specific requirements with respect to transparency, liquidity and corporate governance.