Chr. Hansen Holding A/S - Major shareholder announcement from WCM Investment Management
Hoersholm, November 8, 2019
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT NO.24/2019
Chr. Hansen Holding A/S has, as set out in the Danish Capital Markets Act, section 38, received a major shareholder announcement from WCM Investment Management (WCM) according to which WCM as per November 7, 2019, has decreased its indirect holding of shares in Chr. Hansen to 6,529,795 shares, corresponding to 4.95% of the total share capital and the total voting rights of the Company, down from previously 5.00%.
For further information please contact:
Martin Riise, Senior Director, Investor Relations, Tel: +45 5339 2250
Annika Stern, Investor Relations Officer, Tel: +45 2399 2382
Camilla Lercke, Head of Media Relations, Tel: +45 5339 2384
About Chr. Hansen
Chr. Hansen is a leading, global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. We develop and produce cultures, enzymes, probiotics and natural colors for a rich variety of foods, confectionery, beverages, dietary supplements and even animal feed and plant protection. Our product innovation is based on around 40,000 microbial strains – we like to refer to them as ‘good bacteria’. Our solutions enable food manufacturers to produce more with less – while also reducing the use of chemicals and other synthetic additives – which make our products highly relevant in today’s world. Sustainability is an integral part of Chr. Hansen’s vision to improve food and health. In 2019 Chr. Hansen was ranked as the world’s most sustainable company by Corporate Knights thanks to our strong sustainability efforts and our many collaborative partnerships with our customers. We have been delivering value to our partners – and, ultimately, end consumers worldwide – for over 140 years. We are proud that more than one billion people consume products containing our natural ingredients every day.