Givaudan (GIVN.S, GIVN SW)

  • 39831.2
  • 9.2
  • 94.7

    Closing Price (chf): 431400.0

  • RATING 31/01/24

  • PREVIOUS RATING 24/03/20


Company Profile

Givaudan is the global leader in the flavour and fragrance industry with an estimated market share of c.25%. It supplies global, regional and local food, beverage, consumer goods and fragrance companies. It has its headquarters in Vernier, Switzerland, and has been listed on the SIX Swiss Stock exchange since June 2000. The group's two significant acquisitions since listing were FIS (2002), the flavours division of Nestle, and Quest International (2006). The acquisition of Quest, itself the product of a host of acquisitions over a 100-year time period, solidified Givaudan's position as number one in the flavour and fragrance market. Givaudan has two divisions: Flavour (52% of group sales) and Fragrance (48% of group sales).

Major Shareholders%
Bill & Melinda Gates Fnd. Tr.13.9
Winder Pte. Ltd.5.0
The Vanguard Group, Inc.3.2
UBS Asset Mgt. Switzerland AG3.1
Norges Bank Investment Management1.8