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2009

31 December 2009

Wessanen sells Righi

Utrecht, December 31, 2009 The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces that the business of Righi S.r.L., based in Reggio Emilia, Italy, has been sold to local management and an investment company for an undisclosed amount, effective...
23 December 2009

Wessanen sells Tree of Life North America to Kehe Food Distributors

Utrecht, December 23, 2009 The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv (“Wessanen”) announces that it has reached agreement with Kehe Food Distributors, Inc. (“Kehe”) on the sale and purchase of Tree of Life, Inc. and...
22 December 2009

Amsterdam Court dissolves employment contract Veenhof

Utrecht, December 22, 2009 On December 22, 2009 the Amsterdam Court decided to dissolve the employment contract between Royal Wessanen nv en Mr Ad Veenhof as of January 1, 2010. It awarded Mr Veenhof a gross dissolution fee of EUR 558,000...
20 November 2009

Wessanen sells Liberty Richter

Utrecht, November 20, 2009 The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces that Liberty Richter, based in Bloomfield, New Jersey (USA), has been sold to World Finer Foods (WFF), also based in Bloomfield, New Jersey, for an undisclosed...
30 October 2009

Wessanen sells Karl Kemper

Utrecht, October 30, 2009 The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces that the business of Karl Kemper GmbH, based in Borken, Germany, has been sold to a company owned by funds managed by BPE Private Equity GmbH in Hamburg and members...
28 October 2009

Results Q3 2009: Strategic transition progressing

Utrecht, October 28, 2009 Strategic & operational highlights Divestment Tree of Life North America progressing according to plan. Intention to divest frozen food operations Karl Kemper and Righi. Forensic investigation at American Beverage...
8 September 2009

Amsterdam Court dissolves employment contract Veenhof

Utrecht, September 8, 2009 Shareholders approve proposed dissolution of employment contract former CEO by court decision. Royal Wessanen nv announces that the General Meeting of Shareholders, held in Amsterdam on September 8, 2009, has approved..
29 July 2009

Wessanen to dissolve contract with Veenhof

Utrecht, July 29, 2009 The Supervisory Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces its intention to request the court to dissolve the employment agreement of Mr Veenhof, who resigned his post as CEO on February 24, 2009. The decision to start a...
29 July 2009

2009 Q2 Results: Operating result in line with outlook, but bottom line affected by impairments

Utrecht, July 29, 2009 Financial results · Increase of 4.8% in revenue to EUR 408.5 million · Reported operating loss of EUR 5.4 million (operating profit of EUR 7.3 million, excluding impairments and other incidental results at ABC) · Net...
23 July 2009

Wessanen to create more headroom in main credit facility

Utrecht, July 23, 2009 The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces that it has reached agreement with its four syndicate banks on significant amendments to its €250 million credit facility. Wessanen announced in April of this...
15 June 2009

Potential 2008 Equity Adjustment

Utrecht, June 15, 2009 Highlights Equity of US operating company American Beverage Company (‘ABC’) as at year end 2008 potentially overstated by €10 mln Investigation by external auditor in progress Excluding result ABC,...
5 May 2009

Q1-09: Sales hold up, operating profit down

Highlights Increase of 7.1% in revenue to EUR 412.0 million (Q1-08: EUR 384.6 million); organic revenue development was flat. Operating profit of EUR 0.3 million (Q1-08: EUR 12.4 million), including incidental charges of EUR 4.5 million (Q1-08:...
23 April 2009

Annual General Meeting of Shareholders approves (re-)appointments

Royal Wessanen nv announces that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, held in Utrecht on April 22, 2009, has approved the appointment of Mr. F.H.J. (Frans) Koffrie as member of the Executive Board and CEO for the period of one year, the appoin
22 April 2009

Wessanen to focus on European natural, organic and specialty food products

Highlights: Review to exit all North American branded and distribution businesses Focus strategically on natural, organic and specialty food products in Europe Change European segment reporting The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv today...
3 April 2009

Early indication first quarter 2009 results

The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces that, in constant currencies, its first quarter revenue is expected to be broadly in line with the revenue reported over the first quarter of 2008 (Q1-08: EUR 384.6 million). Wessanen’s...
25 February 2009

Changes Supervisory Board Wessanen

Royal Wessanen nv today announced that at the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) to be held on April 22, 2009, it will propose to appoint a new member to its Supervisory Board. Proposed new member of the Supervisory Board...
25 February 2009

Wessanen: continued growth at all four businesses

Highlights Total revenue in Q4-08 was EUR 442.2 million, against EUR 411.5 million in the same quarter last year, including a positive currency effect of EUR 11.2 million. This represents 4.7% growth in constant currencies, with all four businesse
24 February 2009

Wessanen CEO Ad Veenhof steps down

The Supervisory Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces that Ad Veenhof has stepped down as CEO of Royal Wessanen with immediate effect. The search for a successor is expected to be completed within a few months. For the interim period, Frans...
13 February 2009

Closure of public offer for remaining, publicly-held shares in Distriborg Groupe

Utrecht, February 13, 2009 The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces the closure of the public offer followed by a mandatory buy-out of the remaining 0.4% of the shares of Distriborg Groupe, initiated by its French subsidiary Wessanen...
23 January 2009

Public offer for the remaining, publicly-held shares in Distriborg Groupe initiated, starts January 26, 2009

Utrecht, January 23, 2009 The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces that the public offer followed by a mandatory buy out of the remaining 0.4% of the shares of Distriborg Groupe, initiated by its French subsidiary Wessanen France...
7 January 2009

Wessanen starts buyout process on remaining shares Distriborg Groupe

Utrecht, January 7, 2009 Wessanen requests suspension of trading of shares Distriborg Groupe The Executive Board of Royal Wessanen nv announces that a proposed public offer followed by a mandatory buyout offer on the remaining 6,613 (0.4%)...
Carl Hoyer Royal Wessanen
Carl Hoyer
VP Corporate Communications
email: carl.hoyer@wessanen.com
phone: +31 (0)20 3122140 / +31 6123 556 58

Contact

Carl Hoyer Royal Wessanen
Carl Hoyer
VP Corporate Communications
email: carl.hoyer@wessanen.com
phone: +31 (0)20 3122140 / +31 6123 556 58

Contact

Carl Hoyer Royal Wessanen
Carl Hoyer
VP Corporate Communications
email: carl.hoyer@wessanen.com
phone: +31 (0)20 3122140 / +31 6123 556 58