DGAP-PVR: Symrise AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the

 DGAP-PVR: Symrise AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG  [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide  distribution  Symrise AG   08.04.2014 16:00  Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------   1.) Prudential plc, London, United Kingdom, informed us on April 7, 2014 pursuant to Section 21 Paragraph 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) that its share of the voting rights in Symrise AG fell below the 5 % threshold on April 4, 2014 and as of this day amounts to 4.9426 %. This corresponds to 5,840,890 votes. Of this 4.8087 % (5,682,554 votes) is attributed to it pursuant to Section 22 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 No. 6 in conjunction with Section 22 Paragraph 1 Sentence 2 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG). A further 0.1339 % (158,336 votes) of these votes is attributed to it pursuant to Section 22 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 No. 1 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG). The voting rights are attributed to the following shareholders whose share of voting rights in Symrise AG amount to 3 % or more: M&G Investment Funds (1).   Holzminden, April, 2014 Symrise Aktiengesellschaft The Management Board    08.04.2014 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------   Language:     English Company:      Symrise AG               Mühlenfeldstraße 1               37603 Holzminden               Germany Internet:     www.symrise.com   End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------