Zug, Switzerland – 21 December 2015 – Further to the announcement made by Coca‑Cola HBC AG (“Company”) on 24 June 2015 of a share repurchase programme, the Company announces in conformity with Listing Rule 12.4.6R that on 18 December 2015, it purchased 100,000 of its ordinary shares of 6.70 CHF each at an average price of 1,498.35 pence per share (minimum price of 1,491.00 pence and maximum price of 1,504.00 pence).
The repurchased ordinary shares will be cancelled upon receiving approval from the Company’s shareholders and subsequent implementation of a capital decrease. Until such approval is obtained, the repurchased ordinary shares will be held in treasury.
As at 18 December 2015, Coca‑Cola HBC's issued share capital consisted of 368,141,297 ordinary shares, of which 2,914,013 ordinary shares are held by Coca‑Cola HBC AG (including the repurchased shares) and 3,430,135 ordinary shares are held by its subsidiary, Coca‑Cola HBC Services MEPE, in treasury. Since announcing the share repurchase programme on 24 June 2015, the Company has purchased 2,899,088 of its ordinary shares.