Athens, Greece – 25 January 2012 - Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A. (Coca‑Cola Hellenic, the Company) announces, pursuant to Law 3556/2007, that on 24 January 2012 Coca‑Cola Hellenic was informed by CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG that pursuant to a transaction on 20 January 2012, the number of ordinary shares and voting rights held by CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG in the Company fell below 5% of the Company’s share capital.

Prior to 20 January 2012, CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG held 18,691,946 ordinary shares and voting rights in the Company representing 5.0995% of the Company’s share capital. Following the notified transaction on 20 January 2012, CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG held 15,236,487 ordinary shares and voting rights corresponding to 4.157% of the Company’s total ordinary shares and voting rights.

CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG further informed the Company that as of 20 January 2012 it held such ordinary shares and voting rights through the following entities:

 

Corporate name of controlled undertakings

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

Credit Suisse AG

55,518

0.015

Credit Suisse Fund Management Company (Ireland)

58,842

0.016

Credit Suisse Fund Management S.A.

82,482

0.023

Credit Suisse Funds AG

260,535

0.071

Credit Suisse International

14,650,000

3.997

Credit Suisse Life (Bermuda) Ltd

1,520

0.0004

Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited

126,861

0.035

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC

729

0.0002

Total

15,236,487

4.157

 

Oya Gur
Investor Relations Director

Tel:
email : oya.gur@cchellenic.com

Panagiotis Vergis
Investor Relations Manager

Tel:
email : panagiotis.vergis@cchellenic.com

European press contact:
Pendomer Communications LLP

Greg Quine

 

Tel:
email: greg.quine@pendomer.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 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