2011

Wessanen update on performance of US subsidiary ABC

22 November 2011 Operating result lower than earlier anticipated, but still significantly higher than 2010American Beverage Corporation (ABC) - Wessanen's US subsidiary - is well on its way to significantly increase revenue and operating profit compared to 2010....

Q3 2011: Wessanen's next consecutive quarter with progression

27 October 2011 Q3 highlights * Q3 autonomous revenue growth +8.0% (5.2% volume)
* Grocery continues to perform well
* ABC showing very strong performance in third quarter
CEO Statement Piet Hein Merckens (CEO) comments: "I am increasingly...

Wessanen to publish Q3 2011 figures on 27 October

7 October 2011 Royal Wessanen nv will publish its Q3 2011 press release on Thursday 27 October before market opening (at 7h15 CET). At 11h00 CET an analyst and investor conference call will be hosted. The dial-in number is +31 (0)20 794 8485. There will...

Wessanen expects its US subsidiary ABC to achieve an operating result of US$ 17-19 million in 2011

14 September 2011 Wessanen expects its US subsidiary ABC to achieve an operating result of US$ 17-19 million in 2011   American Beverages Corporation (ABC) - Wessanen's US subsidiary - is expected to achieve higher than anticipated revenue and earnings growth...

Q2 2011: Wessanen fitter and more focused

27 July 2011 Q2 2011 highlights * Normalised EBIT €11.8 million, up 8.3%
* Increased focus due to sale of Tree of Life UK and Kalisterra
* Improved brand strength within Grocery
CEO Statement Piet Hein Merckens, Wessanen CEO, comments:...

Wessanen has sold Tree of Life UK

19 July 2011 Following a strategic review, announced in February 2011, Wessanen has sold its UK subsidiary Tree of Life UK to a trade buyer. This move is fully in line with Wessanen's strategy to focus on higher added value wholesale activities in the Wessanen...

Wessanen successfully renegotiates more favourable terms for its credit facility

12 July 2011 Royal Wessanen nv has successfully renegotiated certain terms of its €100 million credit facility with the existing syndicate group of banks, being ABN Amro, ING, Rabobank and BNP Paribas. The facility was scheduled to mature in February 2012...

Wessanen to sell Kalisterra, part of its French HFS business

12 July 2011 Royal Wessanen reached an agreement with a local entrepreneur for the sale and purchase of its French business Kalisterra for an undisclosed amount. Kalisterra is a French distribution company selling food supplements to pharmacies and is part...

Wessanen to publish Q2 2011 figures on 27 July

4 July 2011 Royal Wessanen nv will publish its Q2 2011 press release on Wednesday 27 July at 7h15 CET. At 9h30 CET, a press conference will be hosted by Piet Hein Merckens (CEO) and Ronald Merckx (CFO) at the WTC (at 'Place du Tertre') in Amsterdam. At...

Wessanen announces exchange ratio for 2010 dividend

13 May 2011 Royal Wessanen has determined the exchange ratio for the dividend in shares for the year 2010. A dividend of €0.05 per share was approved by the AGM on 19 April and, at the option of the shareholder, is to be paid either wholly in cash or in...

Q1 2011: Wessanen off to a good start

28 April 2011 Q1 2011 highlights * Revenue¹ up 3.6% to €178.8 million, autonomous growth² 0.2%
* Autonomous² revenue growth Wessanen Europe Grocery 5.9% and Wessanen Europe HFS (6.1)%
* Ongoing focus to improve operations in areas such as brand...

Wessanen 2010 AGM resolutions

19 April 2011 Royal Wessanen nv announces that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, held in Amsterdam on 19 April 2011, has approved the appointment of Mr R.J.J.B. (Ronald) Merckx as member of the Executive Board for a term of four years, commencing...

Wessanen to publish Q1 2011 figures on 28 April

12 April 2011 Royal Wessanen nv will publish its Q1 2011 press release on Thursday 28 April before market opening (at 7h15 CET). At 10h30 CET an analyst and investor conference call will be hosted. There will also be a live audio webcast via www.wessanen.com....

New corporate website for Royal Wessanen

6 April 2011 Royal Wessanen nv launched its brand new corporate website (www.wessanen.com) this week. The new site underpins the company's vision 'to make our organic brands most desired in Europe'. A fresh design including the use of lifestyle and product...

Wessanen Annual Report and Convocation AGM online

4 March 2011 Royal Wessanen nv announces that it has published its Annual Report 2010 online today (annualreport.wessanen.com). The printed version will be available in the week commencing 14 March. Furthermore, the Company published via its website the conv

Ronald Merckx to become new CFO Royal Wessanen

3 March 2011 The Supervisory Board of Royal Wessanen proposes to appoint Ronald Merckx as CFO and member of the Executive Board for a period of four years, commencing on 1 June 2011. The proposed appointment is the consequence of the resignation of Frans...

Q4 2010: Wessanen repositioned for growth

24 February 2011 Q4 2010 highlights Revenue¹ up 2.1% to €172.5 million, autonomous growth² (1.7)% Autonomous² ³ growth Wessanen Europe Grocery 8.3%; Wessanen Europe HFS (7.5)% Operating result (EBIT) €(12.1) million, impacted by non-recurring items...

Wessanen to publish Q4 2010 figures on 24 February

10 February 2011 Royal Wessanen nv will publish its Q4 2010 press release on Thursday 24 February before market opening (at 7h15 CET). At 10h00 CET, a press conference will be hosted by Piet Hein Merckens (CEO) and Frans Eelkman Rooda (CFO) at the WTC (at...
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