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Media releases

4 Apr 2007

First Quarter 2007 Sales: Strong start into transition year

In the first quarter 2007, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 890 million, an increase in local currencies of 19.8% over last year. This reflects the good organic growth of Givaudan and the inclusion of Quest sales as of March 2007.
2 Apr 2007

Givaudan to open new Consumer Products Creative Centre in 2008

Today Givaudan announced plans for a new North American Consumer Products Creative Centre to be located in East Hanover, New Jersey. The facility will be the most modern and technologically advanced commercial and perfume creation centre in the industry.
30 Mar 2007

Annual General Meeting 2007

The Annual General Meeting of Givaudan SA, the world leader in flavours and fragrances, took place in Geneva on 30 March 2007. It was attended by 178 shareholders, representing 2,393,190 (32.92%) of a total of 7,232,160 registered shares.
28 Mar 2007

Major step forward for Givaudan's health and wellness initiative: Exclusive partnership for Taste Technology development with Redpoint Bio Corp.

Givaudan announces today that it has entered into a research collaboration and licensing agreement with Redpoint Bio Corporation (formerly known as Linguagen).
28 Mar 2007

Givaudan joint venture with ChemCom for olfactory receptor research

Givaudan has entered into a joint venture agreement with ChemCom SA, a leader in the field of olfactory receptor technology. The new company, named TecnoScent, will build on ChemCom’s proprietary receptor technology and focus on the discovery and development of innovative fragrance ingredients.
6 Mar 2007

Invitation to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2007

Givaudan's Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 30 March at 11:00 am in the salle communale de Chêne-Bougeries, 1 route du Vallon, 1224 Chêne-Bougeries (Geneva). Doors open at 10:00 am.
2 Mar 2007

Givaudan announces closing of Quest International acquisition

The acquisition of Quest International, a division of ICI Plc, by Givaudan was closed today, 2 March 2007, after regulatory approvals were obtained in the U.S. and the European Community.

Safety and Environmental Report 2006

Givaudan group's Safety and Environmental Protection Report for 2006
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20 Feb 2007

Full Year Results 2006- Sustained leadership position

In 2006, Givaudan’s total sales increased to CHF 2,909 million, representing a 4.7% rise in Swiss Francs and a 3.5% rise in local currencies. Despite the continued ingredients streamlining in both divisions, the company continued to deliver above market sales growth for the sixth consecutive year.
20 Feb 2007

Givaudan to issue Mandatory Convertible Securities

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20 Feb 2007

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20 Feb 2007

Givaudan successfully executes Mandatory Convertible Security Offering

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20 Feb 2007

Givaudan successfully executes CHF 750 million Mandatory Convertible Security Offering

Givaudan Nederland Finance B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Givaudan S.A. ("Givaudan"), has successfully executed an offering of Mandatory Convertible Securities ("MCS"), for aggregate proceeds of CHF 750 million.
22 Feb 2007

Givaudan to issue approximately CHF 750 million Mandatory Convertible Securities

Givaudan Nederland Finance B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Givaudan SA (“Givaudan”), announces that it intends to launch an offering of Mandatory Convertible Securities (“MCS”), which are expected to generate proceeds of approximately CHF 750 million, subject to the aggregate maximum number of shares underlying the MCS not exceeding 10% of Givaudan’s share capital.
17 Jan 2007

Agreement on butter flavour claims

On 4 August 2006, Givaudan announced an out-of-court settlement with 51 plaintiffs in the US butter flavour litigation. The terms of the settlement are confidential.

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