FIRMENICH COMPLETES MERGER OF EQUALS WITH DSM
Geneva, Switzerland, May 9th, 2023 -
Firmenich International SA ("Firmenich") is announcing the completion of its merger with DSM to establish DSM-Firmenich AG, the leading innovation partner in nutrition, health, and beauty. This announcement is being made following receipt of all customary conditions, completion of the merger transaction’s share exchange offer and the contribution of Firmenich shares into DSM-Firmenich AG.
As a result of the completion of the merger transaction, the Firmenich directors have resigned from the Board of Firmenich. Jane Sinclair, Geraldine Matchett and Dimitiri de Vreeze have been appointed to the Board of Firmenich.
The information was submitted for publication, through the contact persons set out below, at 02:55 CEST on 9 May 2023. Further information, is available on DSM-Firmenich | DSM-Firmenich.com.
Ingvild Van Lysebetten
Telephone: +41 79 833 7252
Firmenich media enquiries:
Joseph Chi Lo, Ed Brown
Telephone: +44 20 7404 5959
Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, was founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1895, and has been family-owned for 128 years. Firmenich is a business-to-business company specialized in the research, creation, manufacture and sale of perfumes, flavors, and ingredients. Renowned for its excellent research, as well as its leadership in sustainability, Firmenich offers its customers innovation in formulation, a broad palette of ingredients, and proprietary technologies such as biotechnology. Firmenich delivered CHF 4.9 billion in sales for the calendar year ended 31 December 2022. More information about Firmenich is available at www.firmenich.com.