March 2017

March 28, 2017

Symrise AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

Symrise AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution


Symrise AG

28.03.2017 / 13:14
Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.


Notification of Major Holdings

1. Details of issuer
Symrise AG
Mühlenfeldstraße 1
37603 Holzminden
Germany

2. Reason for notification
  Acquisition/disposal of shares with voting rights
  Acquisition/disposal of instruments
  Change of breakdown of voting rights
X Other reason:
Disaggregation pursuant to section 22a Securities Trading Act

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation
Name: City and country of registered office:
Sun Life Financial Inc. Toronto, Ontario
Canada

4. Names of shareholder(s)
holding directly 3% or more voting rights, if different from 3.
 

5. Date on which threshold was crossed or reached
24 March 2017

6. Total positions
  % of voting rights attached to shares
(total of 7.a.)
% of voting rights through instruments
(total of 7.b.1 + 7.b.2)
total of both in %
(7.a. + 7.b.)
total number of voting rights of issuer
Resulting situation 0.00 % 0.00 % 0.00 % 129812574
Previous notification 10.62 % n/a % n/a % /

7. Notified details of the resulting situation
a. Voting rights attached to shares (Sec.s 21, 22 WpHG)
ISIN absolute in %
  direct
(Sec. 21 WpHG)
indirect
(Sec. 22 WpHG)
direct
(Sec. 21 WpHG)
indirect
(Sec. 22 WpHG)
DE000SYM9999 0 % 0 %
Total 0 0 %

b.1. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 1 WpHG
Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Voting rights absolute Voting rights in %
%
    Total %

b.2. Instruments according to Sec. 25 para. 1 No. 2 WpHG
Type of instrument Expiration or maturity date Exercise or conversion period Cash or physical settlement Voting rights absolute Voting rights in %
%
      Total %

8. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation
X Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled and does itself not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer (1.).
  Full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity:

Name % of voting rights (if at least held 3% or more) % of voting rights through instruments (if at least held 5% or more) Total of both (if at least held 5% or more)
 

9. In case of proxy voting according to Sec. 22 para. 3 WpHG

Date of general meeting:
Holding position after general meeting: % (equals voting rights)

10. Other explanatory remarks:
Disclosure is made after a disaggregation notice. The investment managers of the group, Massachusetts Financial Services Company and its subsidiaries continue to hold a reportable position as published by the issuer on 29 May 2015. 



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Language: English
Company: Symrise AG
Mühlenfeldstraße 1
37603 Holzminden
Germany
Internet: www.symrise.com


 
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Contact

Tobias Erfurth
Head of Investor Relations

Phone: +49 (0) 5531 90 1879
E-mail: IR(at)symrise.com

Annika Stern
Phone: +49 (0) 5531 90 1547
E-mail: IR(at)symrise.com

Christian Haverkamp
Phone: +49 (0) 5531 90 1910
E-mail: IR(at)symrise.com

We are happy to answer your questions about the Symrise share and other capital market topics. Contacts for other topics can be found at the contact overview or at careers.

Please send any voting rights notifications by fax to:
+49 (0) 5531/90 48 678 (LegalAdvice(at)symrise.com)

The corporate headquarters in Holzminden can be reached at:
Telephone: +49 (0) 5531/90-0
E-mail: info(at)symrise.com