RNS Number : 2625I
17 November 2008
In accordance with the Swiss Stock Exchange Act, UBS AG, Bahnhofstrasse 45, 8098 Zürich, Switzerland and several of its affiliated companies worldwide, being all investment management companies and/or banks, informed Givaudan SA, 5 chemin de la Parfumerie 1214 Vernier Switzerland, that following a change in the composition of their organised group on 7 November 2008, they held, acting in concert as affiliates of the same group, the following securities:
A) 171'915 Givaudan SA registered shares (representing potentially 2.36% of voting rights).
B) 505'327 acquisition derivatives on Givaudan SA's shares (representing potentially 522'092 voting
rights - 7.18%)
The total of A + B represents potentially 694'007 voting rights (9.55%).
C) 8'659'922 sales derivatives on Givaudan SA's shares (representing potentially 223'101 voting rights -
This shareholding disclosure publication has been made in an abbreviated form following the recommendation of SIX Swiss Exchange Disclosure Office dated 29 August 2008.
To obtain the full list of companies holding the above mentioned securities, and the characteristics of the latter, please contact: Roberto Garavagno, Deputy Group Counsel, Givaudan SA, 5, ch. de la Parfumerie, 1214 Vernier Suisse. Tel : +41 22 780 9646 Fax : +41 22 780 91 96. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more details on UBS AG's notification you may also contact Jasmin Gaehler, EUR1 - 3.2315 WNGW-LB6, Postfach 8098 Zürich Switzerland; tel. +41 44 239 6201.
Vernier 17 November 2008
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