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Givaudan Reports Group Earnings Results for the First Half Ended June 30, 2014

Givaudan reported group earnings results for the first half ended June 30, 2014. For the first half year 2014, The EBITDA improved by 10.5% to CHF 562 million, resulting in an improved EBITDA margin of 25.6%. The free cash flow was 8.1% of sales compared to 9.3% of sales in 2013. Group sales rose like-for-like 4.5%, totaling CHF 2.2 billion. The net income before tax was CHF 376 million against CHF 328 million in 2013. The increase was mainly driven by the significantly improved EBITDA, including the one-off gain and by the lower financial expenses. The net income increased to CHF 305 million or 13.9% of sales. This represents an increase of 12.6% year-on-year. The basic earnings per share increased to CHF 33.13 against CHF 29.61 one year ago. The company generated a free cash flow of CHF 178 million or 8.1% of sales, compared to CHF 207 million or 9.3% of sales in 2013. The operating cash flow was CHF 280 million compared to CHF 299 million in 2013. At June 30, 2014 the net debt was CHF 1.1 million.

Givaudan Opens New Spray Dry Facility in Indonesia

Givaudan S.A. opened a new spray dry facility in Indonesia in a move aimed at expanding its capacity across Southeast Asia as demand for spray dried flavours in the region is growing. The new facility cost CHF 24 million (USD 26.9 million/EUR 19.7 million) and will start production immediately.

Rudolf Wild Bidders Identified- Reports

Rudolf Wild GmbH & Co. KG owned by Hans-Peter Wild and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR) is attracting the likes of bidders like Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM), Tate & Lyle plc (LSE:TATE), Givaudan SA (SWX:GIVN), Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (TSE:2802) and EQT Partners AB, Reuters reported citing sources familiar with the deal.

Givaudan SA Presents at Citi 2014 Global Consumer Conference, May-28-2014

Givaudan SA Presents at Citi 2014 Global Consumer Conference, May-28-2014 . Venue: Hilton New York, 1335 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019, United States.

Givaudan Reports Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2013

Givaudan reported earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2013. For the year, the company reported return on equity (ROE) of 14.7% against 12.1% a year ago. Return on invested capital (ROIC) was 12.5% against 9.8% a year ago. Revenues were USD 5,024.4 million.


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