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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.

Givaudan enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire Albert Vieille SAS

14 Dec 2018
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.

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

29 Nov 2018
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.

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

13 Nov 2018
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.

2018 Investor Days

25 Oct 2018
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.

Givaudan opens new commercial and development centre in Indonesia

25 Oct 2018
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.
09 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.

2018 Nine Month Sales

09 Oct 2018
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.

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

27 Sep 2018
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.

Givaudan completes the acquisition and delisting of Naturex

19 Sep 2018
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.

Givaudan to complete squeeze out and delisting of Naturex

13 Sep 2018
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).

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

10 Sep 2018
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).
06 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.

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

06 Sep 2018
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”).

Givaudan receives strong investment grade credit ratings

31 Aug 2018
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.

2018 Half year conference

30 Aug 2018
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.

Givaudan Fragrances announces strategic partnership with Synthite

29 Aug 2018
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.
07 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.

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

07 Aug 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.
19 Jul 2018

2018 Half year results

Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,674 million, an increase of 5.6% on a like-for-like basis and 7.7% in Swiss francs.

2018 Half year results

19 Jul 2018
Givaudan Group sales for the first six months of the year were CHF 2,674 million, an increase of 5.6% on a like-for-like basis and 7.7% in Swiss francs.
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).

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

27 Jun 2018
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).
07 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).

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

07 Jun 2018
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).
05 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.

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

05 Jun 2018
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.
04 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.

Givaudan completes the acquisition of Expressions Parfumées

04 Jun 2018
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.

Givaudan completes acquisition of Nutrition Division of Centroflora

14 May 2018
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.

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

16 Apr 2018
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.

2018 annual investor conference

11 Apr 2018
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.

2018 First quarter sales

10 Apr 2018
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.

Givaudan announces changes to the Executive Committee

28 Mar 2018
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.

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

26 Mar 2018
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.
22 Mar 2018

2018 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 22 March 2018. It was attended by 371 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,851,046 shares (41.71% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).

2018 Annual General Meeting

22 Mar 2018
The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place on 22 March 2018. It was attended by 371 shareholders or proxies, representing 3,851,046 shares (41.71% of a total of 9,233,586 registered shares).
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.

Givaudan announces early success in reducing water consumption

20 Mar 2018
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.

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

13 Mar 2018
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.

Givaudan strengthens sustainable patchouli supply chain in Indonesia

22 Feb 2018
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.
06 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.

Givaudan Active Beauty leads the way in skin microbiome research

06 Feb 2018
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.
26 Jan 2018

2017 Full Year Results

Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 5,051 million, an increase of 4.9% on a like-for-like basis and 8.3% in Swiss francs when compared to 2016.

2017 Full Year Results

26 Jan 2018
Givaudan Group full year sales were CHF 5,051 million, an increase of 4.9% on a like-for-like basis and 8.3% in Swiss francs when compared to 2016.
08 Jan 2018

Givaudan announces changes to the Executive Committee

Givaudan announced today the appointment of Louie D’Amico as President of the Flavour Division and a member of the Executive Committee. Louie D’Amico will succeed Mauricio Graber, currently President of the Flavour Division, who will leave the Company to become Chief Executive Officer at Chr. Hansen, a global bioscience company.

Givaudan announces changes to the Executive Committee

08 Jan 2018
Givaudan announced today the appointment of Louie D’Amico as President of the Flavour Division and a member of the Executive Committee. Louie D’Amico will succeed Mauricio Graber, currently President of the Flavour Division, who will leave the Company to become Chief Executive Officer at Chr. Hansen, a global bioscience company.