January 2014

Corporate | Financial January 10, 2014

Symrise has increased its holdings in Probi to 30.03 per cent, which gives rise to an obligation to launch a mandatory public offer

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March 2014

Corporate | Financial March 10, 2014

Symrise Achieves Record Levels in Sales and Profitability in 2013

— Sales increase by 10 % at local currency in 2013

— Substantial 10 % increase in EBITDA to EUR 373.1 million

— Net income sets new all-time high with EUR 172 million

— Dividend increase to EUR 0.70 proposed

— For 2014 outperformance of market growth targeted – long-term outlook confirmed

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April 2014

Corporate | Financial April 12, 2014

Acquisition of Diana Group – Symrise gearing up for second decade of accelerated growth

— Creates backward integrated flavor company with unique raw material base

— Broadens addressed market by becoming leading value-add supplier for pet food industry

— Complementary acquisition with smooth integration approach will ensure customer focus

— Closing expected in Q3 2014

— Expected to be fully EPS accretive from 2015 onwards

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May 2014

Corporate | Financial May 6, 2014

Symrise Records Strong First Quarter

— Group sales up by 8 % at local currency

— Increase in sales by 12 % in Emerging Markets

— EBITDA up 9 % to € 101 million – EBITDA margin of 21.5 %

— Earnings per share rise over proportionally by 13 % to € 0.44

— Further expansion of market position through planned acquisition of Diana

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Corporate | Financial May 14, 2014

Symrise AG generates around € 400 million from capital increase

— High demand among investors

— Placement of around 11,150,000 shares

— Gross proceeds amount to around € 400 million

— First refinancing element for the takeover of Diana Group completed

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July 2014

Corporate | Financial July 3, 2014

Symrise Secures Financing for Diana Acquisition by Successfully Issuing a Bond

— € 500 million bond issued

— Comprehensive financing totaling € 1.3 billion secured

— The investors’ unwavering trust is a validation of the company’s strategy and financial power

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Corporate | Financial July 29, 2014

Symrise AG successfully closes acquisition of Diana Group

— Transaction fully cleared by worker’s counsel and antitrust authorities

— Immediate start of smooth integration process

— Creating an unparalleled platform for natural ingredients and comprehen-sive raw material access

— Diana expected to be fully EPS accretive from 2015 onwards

 

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August 2014

Corporate | Financial August 7, 2014

Symrise Continues to Grow and Significantly Increases Profitability

— EBITDAN rises by 9 % to € 209 million

— EBITDAN margin reaches 22.2 %

— Group sales up by approximately 6 % at local currency

— Earnings per share before special items up 14 % to € 0.90

— Integration of Diana Group initiated

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November 2014

Corporate | Financial November 13, 2014

Symrise Continues on Profitable Growth Track

— Group sales increase by 13 % at local currency to € 1,530 million

— First time consolidation of Diana Group in third quarter

— EBITDAN rises 18 % to € 343.8 million

— EBITDAN margin increases to 22.5 %

— Integration of Diana Group proceeding as planned

— Outlook confirmed

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