Geneva, 19 February 2009. Givaudan SA announces today the issue of a CHF 300 million straight bond in the Swiss franc domestic market.
The bond carries a 4.25 % coupon and has a maturity of 5 years. The proceeds of the bonds will be used to refinance certain private placements and part of the debt raised in connection with the acquisition of Quest
For further information please contact:
Peter Wullschleger, Givaudan Investor Relations
5, chemin de la Parfumerie, CH-1214 Vernier
T +41 22 780 90 93, F +41 22 780 90 90