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2015-09-21

Applied Materials: Applied Materials Prices $1.8 Billion of Senior Unsecured Notes

SANTA CLARA, Calif., September 21, 2015 - Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:
AMAT) today announced the pricing of senior unsecured notes in an aggregate
principal amount of $1.8 billion. The notes consist of the following
tranches:

* $600 million of 2.625% senior unsecured notes due 2020
* $700 million of 3.900% senior unsecured notes due 2025
* $500 million of 5.100% senior unsecured notes due 2035

Applied intends to use a portion of the net proceeds of this offering to
redeem or repay its outstanding $400 million 2.650% notes due June 15, 2016
and the balance for general corporate purposes. The foregoing does not
constitute a notice of redemption or an obligation to issue a notice of
redemption for the 2.650% notes.

J.P. Morgan, Citigroup, MUFG and Goldman, Sachs&Co. are acting as joint
book-running managers.

The offering was made pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-3 filed
with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and is expected to
close on September 24, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. The
offering of securities is being made only by means of a prospectus supplement
and accompanying prospectus, copies of which may be obtained from:

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| J.P. Morgan Securities LLC Citigroup Global Markets Inc. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc. |
| 383 Madison Avenue 1155 Long Island Avenue 1221 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor |
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|New York, New York 10179 Edgewood, New York 11717 New York, New York 10020 |
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| Attn: High Grade Syndicate c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions Attn: Capital Markets Group |
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| 1-212-834-4533 1-800-831-9146 1-212-405-7440 |
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This release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an
offer to buy securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any
jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful
prior to registration or qualification under the laws of any such
jurisdiction.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements, including those regarding
Applied's ability to complete the offering and anticipated use of the
proceeds from the offering. These statements and their underlying assumptions
are subject to risks and uncertainties and are not guarantees of future
performance. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially
from those expressed or implied by such statements include, without
limitation: market conditions for corporate debt generally and for our
securities; the successful completion of the notes offering; and other risks
and uncertainties described in our most recent Form 10-Q and other SEC
filings. These and many other factors could cause actual results to differ
materially from expectations based on forward-looking statements made in this
release or elsewhere by Applied or on its behalf. All forward-looking
statements are based on management's estimates, projections and assumptions
as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to update them.

About Applied Materials

Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAT) is the global leader in materials
engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar
photovoltaic industries. Our technologies help make innovations like
smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible
to consumers and businesses around the world.

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Contact:

Kevin Winston(editorial/media) 408.235.4498

Michael Sullivan(financial community) 408.986.7977

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The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Applied Materials via Globenewswire

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