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[Public Notice 2012-0535]

Application for Final Commitment for a Long-term Loan or Financial Guarantee in Excess of $100 million; 25 Day Comment Period

AGENCY: Export-Import Bank of the United States.
ACTION: Reason For Notice:This Notice is to inform the public, in accordance with Section 3(c)(10) of the Charter of the Export-Import Bank of the United States ("Ex-Im Bank"), that Ex-Im Bank has received an application for final commitment for a long-term loan or financial guarantee in excess of $100 million (as calculated in accordance with Section 3(c)(10) of the Charter). Comments received within the comment period specified below will be presented to the Ex-Im Bank Board of Directors prior to final action on this Transaction.


Purpose and Use:Brief description of the purpose of the transaction:

To support the export of semiconductor manufacturing equipment to Germany.

Brief non-proprietary description of the anticipated use of the items being exported:

Equipment supports the manufacture of logic semiconductors.

To the extent that Ex-Im Bank is reasonably aware, the item(s) being exported may be used to produce exports or provide services in competition with the exportation of goods or provision of services by a United States industry.

Parties:Principal Suppliers: Applied Materials, Inc., KLA-Tencor Corporation, LAM Research International Sarl.


Guarantor(s): GLOBALFOUNDRIES Singapore Pte. Ltd.; GLOBALFOUNDRIES Netherlands Holding B.V.; GLOBALFOUNDRIES U.S. Inc.; GLOBALFOUNDRIES Singapore (Tampines) Pte. Ltd.; GLOBALFOUNDRIES Management Services LLC & Co. KG; GLOBALFOUNDRIES Dresden Module One LLC; GLOBALFOUNDRIES Dresden Module One Holding GmbH; GLOBALFOUNDRIES Dresden Module One LLC & Co. KG; GLOBALFOUNDRIES Dresden ModuleTwo LLC; GLOBALFOUNDRIES Dresden Module Two Holding GmbH; GLOBALFOUNDRIES Dresden Module Two LLC & Co. KG and any other relevant subsidiaries.

Description of Items Being Exported:Various semiconductor manufacturing equipment manufactured by Applied Materials, Inc., Axcelis Technologies, Inc., FEI Co., KLA-Tencor Corporation, Lam Research International Sarl, Novellus Systems, and Varian.

Information on Decision:Information on the final decision for this transaction will be available in the "Summary Minutes of Meetings of Board of Directors" on

Confidential Information:Please note that this notice does not include confidential or proprietary business information; information which, if disclosed, would violate the Trade Secrets Act; or information which would jeopardize jobs in the United States by supplying information that competitors could use to compete with companies in the United States.

DATES: Comments must be received on or beforeNovember 26, 2012to be assured of consideration before final consideration of the transaction by the Board of Directors of Ex-Im Bank.
ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted throughWWW.REGULATIONS.GOV.
Sharon A. Whitt, Agency Clearance Officer.