Notification pursuant to Greek Law 3556/2007 and 3340/2005, HCMC Decisions 1/434/3.7.2005, 3/347/12.7.2005 and HCMC Circular No. 33
Athens, Greece – December 7, 2010 – Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (Coca‑Cola Hellenic) announces that it has been informed by its shareholder Kar-Tess Holding, which is an entity having a close relation (within the meaning of the above HCMC Decisions and Circular) with Mr. G. David, Chairman of the Coca‑Cola Hellenic Board of Directors and Messrs. A.P. Leventis and Anastasios David, who are members of the Coca‑Cola Hellenic Board of Directors, and by Boval S.A., which is the parent company of Kar-Tess Holding that on December 6, 2010 the intended shareholder restructuring announced on December 2, 2010 has been completed.
More specifically, Kar-Tess Holding transferred on December 6, 2010, 22,453,254 of Coca‑Cola Hellenic shares and voting rights representing 6,13% of the total number of shares and voting rights of Coca‑Cola Hellenic by transferring its wholly owned subsidiaries under the trade names "Sammy LLC", "Lucky 70 LLC", "Zoe 20 LLC", "Kooky LLC", "Utopia Business Company Ltd.", "Harmonia Commercial S.A.", "Ice Cold Holdings Limited" and "Red & White Holdings Limited" to entities and individuals, who were either ultimate beneficial owners of Kar-Tess Holding or have been nominated by them. None of the above persons owns individually more than 2% of the outstanding shares and voting rights of Coca‑Cola Hellenic. The total value of the transaction was Euro 441,206,441.10 (Euro 19,65 per share). Following this restructuring, Kar-Tess Holding holds 23,31% of the outstanding shares and voting rights of Coca‑Cola Hellenic.
This transaction was notified to Coca‑Cola Hellenic by Kar-Tess Holding and Boval S.A. according to laws 3556/2007 and 3340/2005, HCMC Decisions 1/434/3.7.2005, 3/347/12.7.2005 and HCMC Circular No. 33.
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About Coca‑Cola Hellenic
Coca‑Cola Hellenic is one of the world's largest bottlers of products of The Coca‑Cola Company with sales of more than 2 billion unit cases. It has broad geographic reach with operations in 28 countries serving a population of approximately 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