Company Announcements

Issue of equity and total voting rights

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RNS Number : 6942U
Coca-Cola HBC AG
01 April 2019
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Coca-Cola HBC AG

Issue of equity and total voting rights

 

Zug, Switzerland - 1 April 2019 - Coca-Cola HBC AG ("Coca-Cola HBC") today announces in respect of the month ended 29 March 2019, the issue of 170,002 shares of CHF 6.70 each fully paid ("Ordinary Shares"), following the exercise of options granted under Coca-Cola HBC's share option plan.

 

Such Ordinary Shares were also admitted to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities under Coca-Cola HBC's block listing facility. Following this issue, Coca-Cola HBC has the ability to admit a further 28,031,600 Ordinary Shares under its block listing facility.

 

As at 1 April 2019, Coca-Cola HBC's issued share capital consisted of 372,116,896 Ordinary Shares, of which 4,731,233 Ordinary shares are held by Coca-Cola HBC AG and 3,430,135 shares are held by its subsidiary, Coca-Cola HBC Services MEPE, in treasury. Accordingly, as at 1 April 2019, the total number of voting rights in Coca-Cola HBC is 363,955,528 for the purposes of the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority ("DTRs").

 

Shareholders may use the above total voting rights figure as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the share capital of Coca-Cola HBC under the DTRs.

 

This announcement is made in accordance with DTR 5.6.1.

 

Enquiries

Coca‑Cola HBC Group

 

 

Joanna Kennedy

Investor Relations Director

Tel: +44 20 37 444 230

 joanna.kennedy@cchellenic.com

 

 

Vasso Aliferi

Investor Relations Manager

Tel: +41 44 835 9274

 vasso.aliferi@cchellenic.com

 

Carla Fabiano

Investor Relations Manager

Tel: +44 20 37 444 231

carla.fabiano@cchellenic.com

 

About Coca‑Cola HBC

Coca-Cola HBC is a leading bottler of The Coca-Cola Company with an annual sales volume of more than 2 billion unit cases. It has a broad geographic footprint with operations in 28 countries serving a population of more than 600 million people. Coca-Cola HBC offers a diverse range of primarily non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages in the sparkling, juice, water, sport, energy, tea and coffee categories. Coca-Cola HBC 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 its business in ways that protect and preserve the environment and contribute to the socio-economic development of the local communities. Coca-Cola HBC has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices since 2008, and ranked among the top beverage companies in the Global and European indices for the past five years. Coca-Cola HBC is also included in the FTSE4Good Index, rated "AAA" on the MSCI ESG index, rated "A" for Climate and Water by CDP and listed on the Sustainalytics and Vigeo rankings.

 

Coca-Cola HBC has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: CCH) and its shares are listed on the Athens Exchange (ATHEX: EEE). For more information, please visit http://www.coca-colahellenic.com.


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