Athens – 27 April 2011 – Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (“Coca‑Cola Hellenic”, “Company”) announces that the term of its buy-back programme expired on 26 April 2011. Such term had been determined by resolution of its Board of Directors dated 30 April 2009 pursuant to a share buy-back programme adopted by an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company’s shareholders on 27 April 2009. Under the programme, the Company resolved to buy back a maximum of up to 5% of its paid-in share capital, subject to a minimum purchase price of €1.00 per share and a maximum purchase price of €20.00 per share
During the period from 30 April 2009 to 26 April 2011, the Company purchased 3,430,135 ordinary shares at an average price of euro 17.1204 per share, corresponding to 0.94% of the Company’s share capital.
The Company currently owns 3,430,135 of its ordinary shares, corresponding to 0.94% of its share capital.
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About Coca–Cola Hellenic
Coca‑Cola Hellenic is the second-largest bottler of products of The Coca‑Cola Company in terms of volume with sales of more than 2 billion unit cases. It has broad geographic footprint with operations in 28 countries serving a population of more than 560 million people. Coca‑Cola Hellenic offers a diverse range of ready-to-drink non-alcoholic beverages in the sparkling, juice, water, sport, energy, tea and coffee categories. Coca‑Cola Hellenic is committed to promoting sustainable development in order to create value for its business and for society. This includes providing products that meet the beverage needs of consumers, fostering an open and inclusive work environment, conducting our business in ways that protect and preserve the environment and contribute to the socio-economic development of our local communities.
Coca‑Cola Hellenic‘s shares are listed on the Athens Exchange (ATHEX: EEEK), with a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: CCB). Coca‑Cola Hellenic’s American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CCH). Coca‑Cola Hellenic is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability and FTSE4Good Indexes. For more information, please visit www.coca-colahellenic.com