Athens, Greece – 1 October 2012 - Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (“Coca‑Cola Hellenic”, the “Company”) announces that as of 3 October 2012, a total of 6,165 new ordinary shares will commence trading on the Athens Exchange.

The new shares have been issued as a result of an increase in the share capital of Coca‑Cola Hellenic amounting to € 6,226.65 following the exercise of Stock Options by employees of Coca‑Cola Hellenic and of its affiliated companies.

The share capital of the Company now amounts to € 370,219,042.07 divided into 366,553,507 shares with a nominal value of € 1.01 each.

The exercise price of the new shares is as follows:


Number of plan

Date of approval by the General Meeting

Date of approval by the Board of Directors

Exercise price in EUR before the issuance of bonus shares*

Exercise price in EUR after the bonus issuance and before the adjustment for capital return*

Adjusted exercise price in EUR following the 2009 capital return*

Adjusted exercise price in EUR following the 2011 capital return*

Adjusted exercise price in EUR following the 2012 capital return*

Options exercised / Shares granted

Amount in Euros

1.

06.06.2003

15.12.2003

16.76**

11.17

9.67

9.17

8.83

0

0.00

2.

06.06.2003

03.12.2004

18.63**

12.42

10.92

10.42

10.08

0

0.00

3.

17.06.2005

02.12.2005

23.30**

15.53

14.03

13.53

13.19

0

0.00

4.

17.06.2005

21.03.2006

24.85**

16.57

15.07

14.57

14.23

0

0.00

5.

17.06.2005

13.12.2006

28.06**

18.71

17.21

16.71

16.37

0

0.00

6.

17.06.2005

13.12.2007

-

28.75**

27.25

26.75

26.41

0

0.00

7.

17.06.2005

20.06.2008

-

24.54**

23.04

22.54

22.20

0

0.00

8.

17.06.2005

11.12.2008

-

11.36**

9.86

9.36

9.02

6,165

55,608.30

9.

18.06.2009

10.12.2009

-

-

16.54***

16.04

15.70

0

0.00

10.

18.06.2009

18.03.2010

-

-

20.00***

19.50

19.16

0

0.00

11.

18.06.2009

09.12.2010

-

-

20.15***

19.65

19.31

0

0.00

12.

18.06.2009

16.03.2011

-

-

19.37***

18.87

18.53

0

0.00

13.

18.06.2009

24.06.2011

-

-

-

18.50***

18.16

0

0.00

14.

18.06.2009

16.12.2011

-

-

-

12.32***

11.98

0

0.00

Total:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6,165

55,608.30


(*) The exercise price per share in relation to the Company’s Stock Option Plans, as this was initially determined by decisions of the General Meetings of the Company dated 22.11.2001, 06.06.2003 and 17.06.2005 respectively, and subsequently adjusted as a consequence of the decision of the General Meeting dated 15.10.2007 to issue bonus shares. The exercise price per share in relation to the Company’s Stock Option Plans adjusted further as a consequence of the decision of the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company dated 16.10.2009 and the decision of the Annual General Meetings of the Company dated 06.05.2011 and 25.06.2012 to return capital to its shareholders.

(**) Denotes that such exercise price was calculated as the average of the Company's share price at close of trading on the Athens Exchange over the last ten (10) business days prior to the relevant decision of the Board of Directors that granted the Options.

(***) Denotes that such exercise price was equal to the closing price of the Company’s share on the Athens Exchange on the Grant Date.

The Company’s Board of Directors approved the share capital increase on 27 August 2012 and payment of the share capital increase amount was certified by the Company’s Board of Directors on the same date. The Ministry of Development, Competitiveness and Shipping approved and registered the share capital increase with the Registry of Societes Anonymes pursuant to its announcement no K2-6599/21.09.2012 & K2-6076/20.09.2012

The Board of Directors of the Athens Exchange approved on 28 September 2012 the commencement of trading of the 6,165 new ordinary shares of the Company.

The Board of Directors of the Company has resolved that trading of the above new shares on the Athens Exchange will commence on 3 October 2012. The new shares will be credited to the securities accounts (SAT accounts) of the beneficial shareholders before such date. The opening price of the Company’s shares on the above date will be determined in accordance with the Regulation of the Athens Exchange.

Information pursuant to article 4 para. 2στ of Law 3401/2005 is available at the offices of the Company at Maroussi, Attiki (9 Fragoklissias Street), and in electronic form on the website of the Company www.coca-colahellenic.com , as well as on the website of Athens Exchange www.ase.gr

Inquiries

 

Company contacts
Coca‑Cola Hellenic
Oya Gur
Investor Relations Director


Tel: +30 210 618 3255
email: oya.gur@cchellenic.com

 

For elements of the stock option plan

 

Simona Popovici
HR Corporate Support Function
& Group Rewards Director 

Tel: +30 210 618 3132
email: simona.popovici@cchellenic.com  

 

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 570 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