Sector: Consumer goods
Country: Germany
Entry: Sep 2001
Exit: May 2007

EQT III bought Symrise AG in 2001 from Bayer AG and the Gerberding family.

During EQT´s ownership Symrise became one of the largest producer of flavours, fragrances, cosmetic ingredients and aroma chemicals in the world.

In 2006 Symrise was divested by an IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Key events during EQT's ownership