12 September 2013
Coca-Cola HBC AG Inclusion in the FTSE UK Index Series
Zug, Switzerland – 12 September 2013 – Coca-Cola HBC AG (“Coca-Cola HBC”) today announces its inclusion into the FTSE 100 and FTSE All – Share indices.
Coca-Cola HBC notes the announcement issued on 11 September 2013 by FTSE, confirming that Coca-Cola HBC will be included as a constituent of the FTSE 100 and FTSE All – Share indices from close of business on 20 September.
On 29 April 2013, Coca-Cola HBC was admitted to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange. In addition, the ordinary shares of Coca-Cola HBC are admitted to the main market of the Athens Exchange with a secondary listing, while its American depository shares are trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Commenting on today’s announcement, Dimitris Lois, CEO of Coca-Cola HBC, said: “This is another milestone for our company and an important day for everyone in the Coca-Cola HBC family. We are delighted that we are now included in the FTSE 100 and FTSE All – Share indices. We expect this to further benefit our shareholders through enhanced liquidity and our company by facilitating its access to a wider pool of institutional investors.”
About Coca-Cola HBC Group
Coca-Cola HBC 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 a broad geographic footprint with operations in 28 countries serving a population of approximately 581 million people. Coca-Cola HBC offers a diverse range of ready-to-drink non-alcoholic 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 a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: CCH) and its shares are listed on the Athens Exchange (ATHEX: EEE). Coca-Cola HBC’s American depositary shares (ADSs) are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CCH). Coca-Cola HBC is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability and FTSE4Good Indexes. For more information, please visit http://www.coca-colahellenic.com/ .