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14 Dec 2018

Givaudan enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire Albert Vieille SAS

As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of its fragrance business, Givaudan today announces that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Albert Vieille SAS, a French company specialised in natural ingredients used in the fragrance and aromatherapy markets.
29 Nov 2018

Givaudan launches MISTA – a new innovation platform for the food industry

Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, has launched MISTA, a new innovation platform for the food industry. More encompassing than an incubator or accelerator, MISTA is an optimiser, enabling start-ups and established corporations to optimise ideas, products, people and investments.
13 Nov 2018

Givaudan announces a CHF 20 million investment at Expressions Parfumées in Grasse to support the growth of local and regional customers

Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, today announced the investment of CHF 20 million in Expressions Parfumées’ facilities in Grasse to expand and modernise the research and development laboratories as well as the production facilities with new robotics and digitalisation of operations.
25 Oct 2018

2018 Investor Days

Givaudan’s 2018 Investor Days took place in Indonesia on 22 and 23 October and included a tour of the Company’s new commercial and development centre in Jakarta.
25 Oct 2018

Givaudan opens new commercial and development centre in Indonesia

Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrance company, has today officially opened a new commercial and development centre in Jakarta. Designed to deliver a superior level of creative flavour, taste and fragrance solutions, the CHF 2.9 million investment demonstrates the Company’s ongoing commitment to the Asia Pacific region.
9 Oct 2018

2018 Nine Month Sales

In the first nine months of 2018 Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 4,073 million, an increase of 5.7% on a like-for-like basis and 8.4% in Swiss francs.
27 Sep 2018

Givaudan participates in EU-funded HyCool project to promote innovative renewable energy

Givaudan announced today that it has joined the consortium of 16 partners participating in HyCool, an innovative energy technology project funded by the European Union whose aim is to develop cost-effective solutions using solar heat for industrial purposes.
19 Sep 2018

Givaudan completes the acquisition and delisting of Naturex

Givaudan announces that it has completed the acquisition of Naturex, following the implementation of the squeeze-out procedure and the delisting of Naturex shares from the Euronext Paris stock exchange on 18 September.
13 Sep 2018

Givaudan to complete squeeze out and delisting of Naturex

Following the completion of the second tender offer for the shares of Naturex, Givaudan now holds 9,436,645 of Naturex shares, representing 98.06% of the capital.
10 Sep 2018

Givaudan announces the successful placement of EUR 1,300 million of senior debt

Givaudan today announces the successful dual tranche placement of EUR 1,300 million of senior debt notes (the “Notes”). The EUR 1,300 million Notes carry respectively a maturity of 7 years until September 2025 (EUR 500 million) and 12 years until September 2030 (EUR 800 million).
6 Sep 2018

AMF publishes results of Givaudan’s second tender offer for the remaining shares of Naturex

Following the closure of the second tender offer period initiated by Givaudan for the remaining outstanding shares of Naturex, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has now published the results.
31 Aug 2018

Givaudan receives strong investment grade credit ratings

Givaudan announces that it has received an A- credit rating, with a stable outlook, from S&P Global Ratings (“S&P”) and a Baa1 rating, with stable outlook, from Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”).
30 Aug 2018

2018 Half year conference

Givaudan’s business prospects in the promising markets of the South East Asia region was the focus of the Company’s 18th traditional half year conference for investor analysts, held on 30 August in Zurich. Over 60 participants attended to hear of the Company’s current business activities and plans to capitalise on the region’s potential.
29 Aug 2018

Givaudan Fragrances announces strategic partnership with Synthite

Givaudan is excited to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with Synthite for the development of exclusive innovative natural ingredients for its Fragrance business.
7 Aug 2018

Reopening of Givaudan’s tender offer for the remaining shares of Naturex on 8 August 2018

Givaudan now holds 9,358,019 of Naturex shares, representing 97.24% of the capital, based on the total number of shares as of 31 July 2018. The tender offer will now re-open from 8 August 2018 until 3 September 2018 inclusive, under the same terms.

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