December 2015

Scent and Care | Corporate December 8, 2015

The Symrise Genealogy of Fine Fragrances Is Going Digital

— Mobile App for online instant fragrance search

— User friendly navigation through a comprehensive fragrance map

— Zoom-in/zoom-out fragrance...

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Scent and Care | Corporate December 1, 2015

Creative and Inspiring Masterminds: Symrise Honors Seven Perfumers with Awards

— Four Master Perfumers for outstanding creative skills appointed

— Three Special Awards for exceptional achievements in perfumery

— Acknowledgment...

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November 2015

Corporate | Financial November 24, 2015

Symrise successfully places € 500 million promissory note loan to finance Pinova Holdings acquisition

— High oversubscription enabled increase in volume from € 250 million to € 500 million

— Pricing at lower end of marketing range

— Proceeds to be...

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Scent and Care | Corporate November 23, 2015

Take-over of Pinova Holdings creates new opportunities for Scent & Care: Acquisition adds renewable ingredients to strengthen perfume creation capabilities

Symrise Scent & Care has a clear ambition: To create a comprehensive library of raw materials and ingredients based on renewable resources. The...

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Scent and Care November 19, 2015

The Future Generations - Scents & Sensibilities: Symrise Explores the Lifestyles and Fragrance Preferences of Young Consumers

— Developed to understand various facets of Generations Y and Z

— Investment in primary research focusing on the lives of girls aged 14-17 years


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Corporate | Financial November 10, 2015

Symrise achieves new all-time highs for growth and profitability

— Sales up by 29 % to € 1,977.0 million

— EBITDA increased by 30 % to € 448.5 million

— EBITDA margin rose to 22.7 %

— Sales increase of 25 % in...

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Sustainability November 4, 2015

Carbon Disclosure Project Adds Symrise to the Climate A List

— Inclusion in the CDP Climate A List with a 100 A rating

— Company takes leading role in the German MDAX stock index

— Among the TOP 5 companies in...

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Scent and Care | Corporate November 4, 2015

IFSCC Poster Award for Symrise Research in Pollution Effects on Skin

— IFSCC Best Poster Award out of 222 applicants

— Highlights impact of air pollution on skin

— Offers skin care solutions with cosmetic ingredients

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September 2015

Scent and Care | Corporate September 25, 2015

Symrise Opens Expanded Production Plant for Cosmetic Ingredients

— Significant increase of production capacities for cosmetic ingredients in Holzminden

— Increased flexibility and backward integration of key raw...

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Scent and Care | Financial September 21, 2015

Symrise AG expands in the Scent & Care segment through acquisition of US-based Pinova Holdings, Inc.

— Acquisition of operational companies Pinova and Renessenz

— Complementary acquisition to further strengthen the ingredients business, in particular...

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August 2015

Corporate | Financial August 26, 2015

Olaf Klinger to become new Chief Financial Officer of Symrise AG

— Extensive management experience in corporate finance

— To join Symrise AG on February 1, 2016

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Corporate August 10, 2015

Symrise Sponsors 2015 UN Girl Up Leadership Summit

From July 13-15, 2015, young female leaders from around the U.S. and the world met in DC for three days of leadership training, dynamic speakers,...

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Corporate | Financial August 6, 2015

Symrise achieves strong sales growth and high profitability

— Group sales up by 41 % to € 1,330.8 million

— Double-digit sales growth in all regions

— EBITDA increased by 44 % to € 300.3 million

— Excellent...

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July 2015

Flavor July 20, 2015

DISCOVER BEEFTM – from the Kitchens of the World Symrise Expands Beef Expertise

— Unique and regional relevant beef flavors through Chefs UnitedTM

— Combination of culinary insights, technology and culinary expertise

— Suitable...

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Flavor July 15, 2015

Nature’s Best, Freshly Pressed Symrise Launches Plant Juices with Cosmetic Benefits

— All juices have proven efficacy

— Suitable for a wide range of cosmetics

— Certified organic and fully traceable

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June 2015

Scent and Care | Corporate June 25, 2015

Four Times a Winner: Cosmetic Ingredients and Concepts by Symrise

— Beiersdorf Pearlfinder Innovation Award for concepts with Ecoparque raw materials

— BSB Awards for cosmetic ingredients

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Nutrition June 25, 2015


DIANA Pet Food, member of the Symrise Group, and world’s leading partner committed to improving pet food performance, officially opened its first...

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Scent and Care | Corporate June 15, 2015

PCHi 2015: SymRepair® 100 Wins Breakthrough Innovation Award

— Breakthrough Innovation Award for SymRepair® 100

— Solutions for pollution-stressed and sensitive skin on display

— Targeted approach to Asian...

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Flavor | Corporate June 5, 2015

Symrise Diversifies Portfolio for Natural Beverage Flavors through Acquisition of California-Based Flavor Infusion

— Access to technology, patents and formulas for natural-based beverage applications

— Strengthened footprint in the strongly growing market for...

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May 2015

Corporate May 26, 2015

Symrise Opens Production Facility in Brazilian Amazon Region

— Location to facilitate the research of domestic raw materials

— Establishment of development center for cosmetic and fragrance raw materials


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Corporate | Financial May 5, 2015

Symrise Posts Strong Growth in the First Quarter

— Group sales increase by 42 % to € 668 million

— Double-digit growth in all regions

— EBITDA up by 47 % to € 149 million – EBITDA margin of 22.3 %

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April 2015

Nutrition | Corporate April 23, 2015

BRAIN and DIANA Pet Food enter into a strategic partnership in cat taste science

Biotechnology company BRAIN AG and DIANA Pet Food, world’s leading partner for performance solutions in the pet food industry, member of the Symrise...

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Corporate April 20, 2015

Growing Through Diversity in Symrise’s 2014 Corporate Report

— Integrated reporting on sustainability and economic success

— Sustainability management comprehensively assessed and certified by DQS for the first...

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Scent and Care | Corporate April 10, 2015

Excellence in perfumery - Symrise wins French FiFi Award 2015

— Symrise among the winners of the French FiFi Awards 2015

— Successful in the category Best Feminine Mass Market Perfume

— Prize for L’Oréal Eau...

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March 2015

Scent and Care March 18, 2015

A Day in the Life of… with Solutions for Sensitive Skin: Symrise at in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona

— Product solutions for sensitive skin

— Natural collections: flower extracts and plant juices

— SymOcide® PH, a broad-spectrum preservative blend

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Corporate | Financial March 10, 2015

Annual Financial Statements 2014: Symrise Exceeds Targets and Achieves Substantial Increases

— Sales increase by 18 % at local currency to € 2.12 billion in year under review

— EBITDAN rises by 24 % to € 464.5 million; EBITDAN margin...

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Corporate March 6, 2015

CFO Bernd Hirsch to leave at own request at the end of 2015

Bernd Hirsch, CFO of Symrise AG, will leave the company at his own request at the end of 2015. He has decided for personal reasons not to extend his...

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February 2015

Scent and Care February 12, 2015

Into the Blue: Symrise Partners with CRIEPPAM in Energy-Efficient Lavender Sourcing

— Financial support of CRIEPPAM for energy-efficient harvesting and distillation of lavender

— Superior essential oil quality

— Improves...

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January 2015

Nutrition | Scent and Care January 22, 2015

The Latina Connection – Conexión Latina: Symrise Launches Hispanic Program for Beauty, Household and Oral Care

— Positioning as experts in developing F&F solutions for the fast-growing Hispanic consumer group

— Cross-category approach for fragrances and...

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