January 2019

Gold for Symrise

Corporate | Financial January 17, 2019

Symrise updates long-term targets and aims to further expand its business until 2025

— Target corridor of 5 to 7 % for average annual sales growth (CAGR)

— Increased profitability with EBITDA margin in the range of 20 to 23 % from 2020 onward

— Continuation of successful strategy

— Expansion of portfolio and sharpening the product mix: focus on high-margin applications

— Updated targets for sustainability balance planned.

 

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Scent and Care | Corporate January 23, 2019

Symrise launches new preservative for cosmetics and personal care

— Broad spectrum protection of cosmetic products against microbial contamination

— A wide range of applications such as soaps, creams and wet wipes

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Bisabolol from Symrise

Scent and Care | Corporate January 30, 2019

Bisabolol from Symrise – in-vivo proven efficacy

— Study: Environmentally friendly ingredient from Symrise reduces skin redness within one day

— Dragosantol® 100 from Symrise is highly purified, nature-identical bisabolol

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Corporate | Financial January 31, 2019

Symrise strengthens Pet Food activities and expands US footprint with acquisition of ADF/IDF

— ADF/IDF is a leading meat and egg-based protein specialist and pioneer in all

natural nutrition ingredients generating annual sales of $ 220 million

— The nutrition and taste solutions to the pet food and food segments are highly

complementary to Symrise offerings

— A perfect fit in terms of culture and...

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February 2019

everage competition

Flavor | Corporate February 1, 2019

Beverage competition: Symrise taste helps propel aloe vera and curry sodas to the winner’s podium

— Jury assesses concept and sensory impressions

— Symrise supports student innovation competition

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Corporate | Sustainability February 4, 2019

Gold for Symrise: sustainability management honored

— Rating agency EcoVadis awards Symrise maximum ratings for sustainable management for the 6th time in a row

— Group among the best 1 % of all rated companies in the chemical sector worldwide

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Corporate | Financial February 8, 2019

Symrise successfully completes capital increase

— Strong investor demand

— 5.614 million new shares placed

— Gross proceeds amount of € 400 million

— First refinancing element for acquisition of US company ADF/IDF completed

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Symrise designates seven perfumers

Scent and Care | Corporate February 19, 2019

Symrise designates seven perfumers

— Promising scent talents pass final exams of perfumery school

— Acquisition of comprehensive fragrance expertise in research and creation

— Four to five years of training includes stations around the world

 

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probiotic-based cosmetic ingredients

Scent and Care | Corporate February 21, 2019

Symrise works with bioengineering company Probi on probiotic-based cosmetic ingredients

— Symrise and Probi are joining forces to develop probiotic-based ingredients with cosmetic effects

— Researchers are working on cosmetic ingredients for consumers with sensitive and dry skin

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Protecting climate, water and forests

Scent and Care | Corporate | Financial February 22, 2019

Protecting climate, water and forests: Symrise again rated well

— Nonprofit organization CDP awards Symrise A- and B grades

— Symrise is one of the most sustainable companies in its industry

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March 2019

PCHi-Award

Scent and Care | Corporate March 4, 2019

Hydrolite® 5 green wins PCHi Fountain award in the category ‘Actives Moisturizing & Hydrating’

— Sustainable product development at Symrise recognized

— Presentation of green ingredients featuring the theme of the trade show

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Scent and Care | Corporate March 11, 2019

SymLite® G8: Natural protection for skin and cosmetics

— Symrise presents a naturally derived multifunctional ingredient for cosmetics at in-cosmetics in Paris

— Glyceryl Caprylate, made from renewable raw materials, acts as a co-emulsifier and enhances the product protection system

— Cooperation with Oleon, a specialist in natural-based oleo chemicals

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Corporate | Financial March 13, 2019

Symrise successfully continues profitable growth course in 2018

— Strong organic sales growth of 8.8 %

— Sales increase of 5.3 % to € 3,154 million (reporting currency)

— Solid earnings with EBITDA at € 631million and EBITDA margin at 20.0 %

— Net income increases to over € 275 million

— Dividend increase to € 0.90 per share proposed

 

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Scent and Care | Corporate March 29, 2019

Symrise perfumer Maurice Roucel presents his work at the Museum Mudac in Lausanne

— Scents from 13 renowned artists can be experienced at the exhibition

— Visitors can find out about the careers, inspiration and working methods of the perfumers

 

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April 2019

in-cosmetics

Scent and Care | Corporate April 1, 2019

Symrise puts focus on green ingredients at in-cosmetics global:

— Sustainable cosmetic ingredients in focus

— Expert lectures and presentations during the fair

— Environmentally friendly and economic production methods established

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Scent and Care | Corporate April 4, 2019

in-cosmetics Paris: Symrise presents probiotics-based cosmetic ingredient to protect sensitive skin

— SymReboot™ L19 restores skin’s instinctive defenses

— Defense mechanisms are boosted by probiotics-like action

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Scent and Care | Corporate April 9, 2019

Symrise pays tribute to the luxury of time at 2019 Beautyworld Middle East with:

— A World Tour Through Scent with 12 artistic creations

— 10 iconic De Laire Bases

— Exclusive ultimate naturals ingredients

— Innovative captives

— Exclusive collection “Trilogy of Time” with French, French Oriental and Oriental fragrances

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AI Everything

Scent and Care | Corporate April 16, 2019

Achim Daub, President Scent & Care at Symrise, to present at international summit on AI in Dubai

— Reinforces pioneering role in fragrance creation with artificial intelligence (AI)

— Thought leaders and prominent representatives of numerous industries participate

— Dubai a driving force for forward-looking technologies and approaches

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Quarterly Statement January-March 2019

Corporate | Financial April 30, 2019

Symrise posts strong growth of 9.3 % in the first quarter

— Group sales rise to € 848.8 million

— Organic growth, adjusted for exchange rate effects, of 8.2 %

— Company reaffirms 2019 guidance and long-term targets until the end of 2025

 

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May 2019

Cutech

Corporate | Financial May 6, 2019

Symrise acquires Italian biotech company Cutech

— Adds competitive edge in bio-analytical methods

— Expands R&D capacities for the efficacy testing of cosmetic ingredients

— Accelerates the development of active ingredients based on predictive ex vivo models

— Unique pre-clinical screening services provided to the cosmetic industry

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Califormulations

Corporate | Financial May 8, 2019

Symrise announces Califormulations, LLC: A unique platform to foster beverage innovation

— End-to-end beverage concepts for the North American market

— A new 100,000 sq ft innovation campus located in Georgia

— Integrated access to Symrise locations

— Focused innovation with high degree of agility and flexibility

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Shaping the future with vanilla

Flavor | Scent and Care | Corporate May 20, 2019

Shaping the future with vanilla: Symrise and Unilever support young people on Madagascar and in the UK

— “Vanilla for Change” joint initiative with Unilever, Save the Children and ME to WE

— Shaping the future of young people in Madagascar and the United Kingdom

— Infos on the project on ice cream wrapping and the online portal “Track Your Impact”

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PLMA 2019

Flavor | Corporate May 21, 2019

Symrise presents nature’s taste at PLMA 2019

— Focus on tasty solutions for natural and health-conscious nutritional trends

— Ideas for products based on alternative and plant proteins

— Presentation at private label trade show in Amsterdam

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Symrise 3 flags

Corporate | Financial May 23, 2019

Symrise completes € 500 million bond placement

— Successful placement underscores investors' trust in corporate strategy and financial strength

— Bond issue, with a maturity of 6.5 years, was heavily oversubscribed

— 1.25 % coupon

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