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Givaudan to issue Mandatory Convertible Securities

20 Feb 2007

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The securities have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account of, benefit of, any US person absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements..  The company has no intention to register the securities under the Securities Act. 

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