NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Paris:IFF), a leading global creator of flavors and fragrances for consumer products, today announced that the French Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has approved the Company’s prospectus for admission of its common stock to listing and trading on the Professional Segment of Euronext Paris (“Euronext”), and has granted visa number 15-276, dated June 15, 2015, on the prospectus. The attention of investors is drawn to the risk factors described in the prospectus. On June 15, 2015, Euronext approved IFF’s application for listing and trading of its common stock on Euronext.
IFF’s common stock is scheduled to begin trading on Euronext on June 19, 2015. The Company’s common stock will trade under the symbol “IFF” and be denominated in Euros on the Paris exchange. This listing will not alter IFF’s share count, capital structure, or current stock-listings on the New York Stock Exchange, where it also trades under the symbol “IFF.”
Headquartered in New York City, IFF’s parent company dates to 1889 in the Netherlands. Today, IFF has grown its presence in Europe, with approximately 1,800 employees in facilities across France, Netherlands, Spain, England, Germany, Poland, Italy and Sweden. By leveraging the NYSE Euronext Fast Path program, the Company believes this cross listing will provide European investors a greater opportunity to access IFF shares in the future.
Copies of the Company’s Euronext prospectus may be obtained free of charge from IFF at 521 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019 and from its paying agent in France, BNP Paribas Securities Services (Postal address: Corporate Trust Services CPC03A1 Grands Moulins de Pantin - 9 rue du Débarcadère - 93500 Pantin). The prospectus will also be available on IFF’s website at www.iff.com and the AMF’s website at www.amf-france.org.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) is a leading global creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products. Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as beverages, sweet goods and food products. IFF leverages its competitive advantages of consumer insight, research and development, creative expertise and customer intimacy to provide customers with innovative and differentiated product offerings. A member of the S&P 500 Index, IFF has more than 6,200 employees working in 32 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit our website at www.iff.com.