Athens, Greece – 7 April 2009 - Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (Coca‑Cola Hellenic, the Company) announces, in accordance with Law 3556/2007, that it has been informed by CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG that on 27 March 2009 CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG held 18,562,420 ordinary shares representing 5.08% of Coca‑Cola Hellenic’s total ordinary shares and voting rights.

CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG informed the Company that it held such ordinary shares and voting rights through certain controlled undertakings, as follows:

Corporate name of controlled undertakings  

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd 161,514 0.04%
Credit Suisse Asset Management Australia     11,800 0.003%
Credit Suisse Securities USA LLC 6,932 0.002%
Credit Suisse International 18,150,000 4.97%
Credit Suisse Life (Bermuda) Ltd 13,815 0.004%
Credit Suisse 218,359 0.06%
Total 18,562,420 5.08%

 

ENQUIRIES

George Toulantas
Investor Relations Director
Tel:
email : george.toulantas@cchellenic.com

Panagiotis Vergis
Investor Relations Associate
Tel:
email : panagiotis.vergis@cchellenic.com

European press contact:
Financial Dynamics London
Greg Quine
Tel:
email: greg.quine@fd.com

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) and Chess Depositary Instruments (CDIs) are listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX: CHB). Coca‑Cola Hellenic is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability and FTSE4Good Indexes.