8 May 2002
Update on Givaudan share capital
100'000 new Givaudan registered shares listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SWX).
2 May 2002
Givaudan closes FIS acquisition
The acquisition of Nestlé’s savoury flavour business, Food Ingredients Specialities (FIS), by Givaudan was closed today, 2 May 2002.
9 Apr 2002
Givaudan on track: A promising start in 2002
Geneva, 10 April 2002. In the first quarter 2002, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 634.9 million resulting in a growth of 1.9% in Swiss francs and 3.2% in local currencies, compared to the same period in 2001.
6 Mar 2002
Givaudan: Good overall results
Operating cash flow after investments and taxes increases by 41%.
18 Jan 2002
Givaudan to acquire FIS, the flavour unit of Nestlé
Givaudan SA, Vernier, has signed an agreement with Nestlé SA, Vevey, to acquire its flavour activities, operating under the umbrella of Food Ingredients Specialities (FIS).
11 Oct 2001
Givaudan’s Nine Months Sales up 5.2% in local currencies
In the first nine months, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1’861.3 million compared to CHF 1’789.2 million in last year’ ;s period, representing a growth of 4.0% in Swiss Francs and 5.2% in local currencies.
27 Sep 2001
Givaudan own shares over 5%
On June 27, 2001, Givaudan SA holding of derivatives on its own stock has exceeded the 5% free threshold set forth in SESTO-FBC, consecutively to a transaction aiming at hedging the shares underlying Givaudan United States Inc 1% guaranteed bond issue, due 2006, exchangeable into Givaudan SA stock.
14 Aug 2001
Half year 2001 results: Givaudan increases net profit by 16%
Geneva, 14 August 2001. Givaudan maintained its momentum in the first half year 2001 while further improving operating and net margins. It recorded sales of CHF 1259 million compared to 1203 million in 2000, resulting in a healthy increase of 5.2% in local currencies and 4.7% in Swiss Francs.
18 Jul 2001
GivaudanAccess successfully launched in North America
The Swiss-based flavour and fragrance leader Givaudan has launched its Internet offering GivaudanAccess™ in North America.
7 Jun 2001
Givaudan's VAS™ technology wins best technological breakthrough of the year
Technology that allows perfumers to create fragrances with a client in real time
18 May 2001
First Givaudan Annual General Meeting 2001
The first Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA took place in Geneva on 18 May 2001.
10 May 2001
Givaudan is preparing for the launch of a convertible bond of USD 200 million
Givaudan (United States) Inc prepares the launch of a guaranteed convertible bonds issue of approximately USD 200 million in the international capital markets, due 2006.
10 Apr 2001
Givaudan targets broader markets online
Swiss based flavour and fragrance leader Givaudan announced that it is previewing its new online initiative GivaudanAccess.com.
10 Apr 2001
A good start in 2001
In the first quarter 2001, Givaudan recorded CHF 622.9 million of overall sales resulting in a growth of 5% in Swiss francs and 6.4% in local currencies, compared to the same period in 2000.
13 Mar 2001
Givaudan: 14% net profit increase in 2000
In 2000 Givaudan (SWX: GIVN), a global leader in the fragrance and flavour industry with headquarters in Switzerland, recorded sales of CHF 2.4 billion resulting in an increase of 6% compared to 1999.