July 2014

July 28, 2014

Symrise AG: Capital increase against contribution in kind

Symrise AG: Capital increase against contribution in kind


Symrise AG / Key word(s): Capital Increase/Acquisition

28.07.2014 20:23

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The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

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Holzminden, 28 July 2014 - With the approval of the Supervisory Board, the
Management Board of Symrise AG today resolved to increase the company's
share capital of EUR 129,323,300.00 to EUR 129,812,574.00 by issuing
489,274 new no par value bearer shares carrying dividend rights from 1
January 2014 from the authorised capital and to exclude the pre-emptive
rights of the shareholders ("New Shares").

The New Shares will be issued against contribution in kind of 2,847,558
shares of Kerisper S.A.S., the holding entity of the Diana group, by 28
senior executives of Kerisper S.A.S. The Management Board of Symrise AG has
valued each share in Kerisper S.A.S. with EUR 6.8868, and each New Share
with today's XETRA closing price of EUR 40.08.

The New Shares will be issued upon registration with the commercial
register, and will be admitted to trading without a prospectus on the
regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
immediately thereafter.

The implementation of this capital increase is the final element for the
provision of the consideration for the acquisition of the French Diana
Group, a leading supplier to the food, pet food, nutraceutical, aquaculture
and cosmetics industries. The final closing of the transaction will take
place on July 29, 2014.


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Language: English
Company: Symrise AG
Mühlenfeldstraße 1
37603 Holzminden
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)5531 90 0
Fax:
E-mail: ir@symrise.com
Internet: www.symrise.com
ISIN: DE000SYM9999
WKN: SYM999
Indices: MDAX
Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, München, Stuttgart

End of Announcement DGAP News-Service

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Symrise Shares (Xetra)

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