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19 Feb 2009

Givaudan announces the issue of a 4.25% CHF Domestic Bond of CHF 300 million

Givaudan SA announced today the issue of a CHF 300 million straight bond in the Swiss franc domestic market.
17 Feb 2009

Full Year 2008 Results- Givaudan delivers solid results in a challenging environment

In 2008, Givaudan group sales totalled CHF 4,087 million, an increase of 6.7% in local currencies and a decrease of 1.1% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.
13 Jan 2009

New Consumer Products Fragrance Creative Centre operational

Givaudan’s new Consumer Products Fragrance Creative Centre in East Hanover, New Jersey - USA, is now operational
8 Oct 2008

Nine Months 2008 Sales: Accelerated growth momentum

In the first nine months of 2008, the business of Givaudan has again proven resilient with above market growth. In a difficult economic environment, Givaudan achieved sales of CHF 3,149 million, an increase of 9.8% in local currencies and 1.4% in Swiss francs.
5 Aug 2008

Half Year Results 2008: Integration on track- profitability further improved

In the first half year 2008, the business of Givaudan has proven resilient with above market growth in a difficult economic environment. Sales totalled CHF 2,095 million, representing a growth of 13.5% in local currencies and 4.5% in Swiss francs.
13 May 2008

New agreement in Fragrances with Colgate Palmolive

Givaudan has signed a new agreement with Colgate Palmolive as a collaborative partner for their internal fragrances development team on all their categories around the world.
4 Apr 2008

First Quarter 2008 Sales: Sales growth on track with target

In the first quarter of 2008, Givaudan achieved sales of CHF 1,052.8 million, an increase of +27.2% in local currencies and +18.3% in Swiss francs.
26 Mar 2008

Annual General Meeting 2008

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place in Geneva on 26 March 2008. It was attended by 150 shareholders, representing 2,659,001 or 36,57% of the total 7,270,340 registered shares.
14 Mar 2008

Election to the Board of Directors

At the upcoming Annual General Meeting on 26 March 2008, Dr Andres F. Leuenberger, Vice-Chairman, will retire from the Board.
19 Feb 2008

Full Year 2007 Results- Givaudan delivers good operating performance- integration ahead of plan

In 2007, Givaudan's total sales increased to CHF 4,132 million from CHF 2,909 million in the previous year.
14 Feb 2008

Divestiture of St. Louis (USA) based food ingredient business and facility

Givaudan announced today that it has sold its St. Louis (USA) based food ingredient business and manufacturing facility to Performance Chemicals & Ingredients Company (PCI) for an undisclosed amount.
3 Dec 2007

Givaudan appoints new Head of Human Resources

Joe Fabbri will become the Group’s Head of Human Resources and a member of Givaudan’s Executive Committee, effective on January 1, 2008. He will replace Bruce Bachmeier, who steps down due to personal reasons but who will remain with the company to ensure a smooth transition.
8 Oct 2007

Nine Months 2007 Sales: Sustained momentum

In the first nine months of 2007, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 3,105 million, an increase of 40.6% in local currencies and 41.1% in Swiss francs. This reflects the inclusion of Quest sales as of March 2007 and the good organic growth of the combined business.
5 Oct 2007

Increase of givaudan sa 200 million chf domestic bond

Geneva, Switzerland – October 5, 2007 – On 13 September 2007 Givaudan SA announced the issue of a 3.375% CHF domestic bond of 200 million CHF. Based on this successful issue, the amount of the bonds will be increased by another 75 million which will be fungible with the base tranche immediately
13 Sep 2007

Givaudan announces issue of 3.375% Domestic Bond of 200 million CHF

Givaudan SA announces today the issue of a CHF 200 million straight bond in the Swiss franc domestic market. The bond carries a 3.375 % coupon and has a maturity of 4 years.

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