Appropriation of Available Earnings of Givaudan SA

Available earnings

Proposal of the Board of Directors to the general meeting of shareholders

in Swiss francs 2010 2009
Net profit for the year 228,304,805 173,086,204
Balance brought forward from previous year 18,071,649 35,197,317
Total available earnings 246,376,454 208,283,521
Distribution of an ordinary dividend of CHF 20.60 gross per share 190,211,872
Total appropriation of available earnings 190,211,872
Amount to be carried forward 246,376,454 18,071,649

General legal reserve – additional paid-in capital

in Swiss francs 2010 2009
Additional paid-in capital from issuance of shares 733,859,744 460,591,600
Balance brought forward from previous year 1,288,970,835 828,379,235
General legal reserve – additional paid-in capital 2,022,830,579 1,288,970,835
Distribution of an ordinary dividend of CHF 21.50 gross per share a 198,522,099
Total appropriation of general legal reserve – additional paid-in capital 198,522,099
Amount to be carried forward 1,824,308,480 1,288,970,835

a) All distributions of reserves are subject to the requirements of the Swiss Code of Obligations.