FRANKFURT -(Dow Jones)- German flavors and fragrances company Symrise AG (SY1.XE) Wednesday denied a report that household consumer products maker Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (HEN.XE) has expressed an interest in buying the company.
A company spokesman declined to comment further.
An investor news letter called Der Aktionaersbrief mentioned Henkel in regard to Symrise, saying Henkel had announced it wanted to make acquisitions outside of its core business.
Henkel also declined to comment on the report.
At 1439 GMT, shares in Symrise were up 4.6% at EUR23.72, in a lower overall market.
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May 23, 2012 10:56 ET (14:56 GMT)
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