Maroussi – 21 December 2009 – Coca‑Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (Coca‑Cola Hellenic) announces the successful closing of a new 3-year Revolving Credit Facility for an amount of EUR 500,000,000 with a syndicate of 12 banks.
The Borrower under the new facility is Coca‑Cola HBC Finance B.V. and the new facility is fully guaranteed by Coca‑Cola Hellenic and Coca‑Cola HBC Finance Plc. The new facility replaces Coca‑Cola Hellenic’s existing EUR 600,000,000 Revolving Credit Facility which was signed on August 1, 2005. The new facility can be used for general corporate purposes.
The 12 Mandated Lead Arrangers of the new facility are Alpha Bank, Bank of America, Bank of Ireland, Citi, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, ING Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, National Bank of Greece, Raiffeisen Zentralbank, Société Générale and The Royal Bank of Scotland.
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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.comDownload (PDF 144 KB)