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27 Jun 2018

Opening of the tender offer in cash for the remaining outstanding shares of Naturex on 28 June

Givaudan today announced the tender offer in cash for all remaining outstanding shares of Naturex will open on 28 June, following clearance of the offer by the French markets regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF).
7 Jun 2018

Givaudan files draft tender offer in cash for the shares of the company Naturex

On 7 June 2018, Givaudan announced that it filed a draft tender offer in cash for the shares of the Company Naturex with the AMF (Autorités des Marchés Financiers).
5 Jun 2018

Givaudan completes acquisition of 40.5% of the shares in Naturex and confirms intention to launch cash tender offer for the remaining outstanding shares

Givaudan today announces it has successfully completed the acquisition of 40.5% of the shares of Naturex, a French public listed company, for EUR 135 per share and a total consideration of EUR 522 million.
4 Jun 2018

Givaudan completes the acquisition of Expressions Parfumées

Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Expressions Parfumées, a French fragrance creation house, from its current shareholders, Orfite and Expressions Parfumées’ management.
14 May 2018

Givaudan completes acquisition of Nutrition Division of Centroflora

Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group (Centroflora Nutra), a world player in natural extracts.
16 Apr 2018

Givaudan Active Beauty to launch Vetivyne™, a new cosmetic active offering powerful beauty benefits

Givaudan Active Beauty combined the world of fragrances and cosmetics to create Vetivyne™, a new patent-pending powerful active ingredient with both anti-ageing benefits and long lasting properties to enhance fragrance wear.
11 Apr 2018

2018 annual investor conference

This year’s annual investor conference, held in Vernier (Geneva) on 10 April 2018, assembled 39 investors and analysts from institutions in Europe.
10 Apr 2018

2018 First quarter sales

In the first three months of 2018 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,308 million, an increase of 5.0% on a like-for-like basis, and 5.4% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
28 Mar 2018

Givaudan announces changes to the Executive Committee

Givaudan announced today that Chris Thoen, Head of Global Science & Technology, decided for private reasons to retire at the end of August 2018. Currently an EC-member, he will step down from the Executive Committee at the end of May and continue to provide advice on strategic projects until his retirement.
26 Mar 2018

Givaudan acquires 40.6% of the shares in Naturex and intends to launch cash tender offer for the remaining outstanding shares

As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its capabilities in natural flavour solutions for its customers, Givaudan today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 40.6% of the shares of Naturex, a French public listed company, for EUR 135 per share and a total consideration of EUR 522 million.

2017 Sustainability Report

Givaudan’s 2017 Sustainability Report is compiled for the first time in accordance with the GRI’s new standards framework: Core Option. The Report covers a year of great progress, including the launch of a new and strengthened approach to building a sustainable business for the long term, and sets ambitious targets to reduce our environmental impact and drive responsible sourcing in our supply chains.  
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20 Mar 2018

Givaudan announces early success in reducing water consumption

Givaudan announced today that it has reached its 2020 target for reducing water consumption three years ahead of schedule. Reaching this important milestone on our journey to greater sustainability is just one of a series of achievements set out in our 2017 Sustainability Report, published today.
13 Mar 2018

Bonds issue: Givaudan announces the issue of two Swiss franc domestic bonds

Givaudan SA announces today the issue of two Swiss franc straight bonds of respectively CHF 150,000,000 and CHF 200,000,000 in the Swiss franc domestic market.
22 Feb 2018

Givaudan strengthens sustainable patchouli supply chain in Indonesia

Givaudan is strengthening its sustainable patchouli oil sourcing and improving conditions for smallholder producers in its collection network on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia through a multi-year project funded by the Givaudan Foundation and in cooperation with the international non-governmental organisation Swisscontact.
6 Feb 2018

Givaudan Active Beauty leads the way in skin microbiome research

Givaudan continues to invest in Active Beauty and its metagenomics platform to boost its pioneering position in the microbiome market. As the only fragrance company with in-house microbiome research capabilities, Givaudan remains committed to making strategic investments that will push the boundaries of scientific innovation to continue leading the microbiome trend.

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