FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Coca-Cola HBC Finance B.V.
(a private limited liability company incorporated in the Netherlands)
Coca-Cola HBC AG
(a company incorporated with limited liability in Switzerland)
Launch of Issue of Notes
Zug, Switzerland and Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 14 November 2019 - Coca-Cola HBC AG ("Coca-Cola HBC") and Coca-Cola HBC Finance B.V. (the "Issuer") today announce the launch of a Euro denominated 10-year fixed-rate issue of Notes (the "Notes"), to be issued by the Issuer under its €5 billion Euro Medium Term Note Programme, subject to market conditions.
The Notes will be guaranteed by Coca-Cola HBC.
This announcement must be read in conjunction with the Base Prospectus dated 24 April 2019, as supplemented by the base prospectus supplements dated 2 May 2019, 8 October 2019 and 13 November 2019 (together, the "Base Prospectus") which together constitute a base prospectus for the purposes of Article 5.4 of Directive 2003/71/EC (as amended or superseded).
Application will be made for the Notes to be admitted to the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and to trading on the Regulated Market of the London Stock Exchange plc.
Neither this announcement nor the Base Prospectus constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. Accordingly, the Notes will be offered only in offshore transactions to non-U.S. persons in reliance upon Regulation S under the Securities Act.
Please note that the information contained in this announcement and/or the Base Prospectus referred to above may be addressed to and/or targeted at persons who are residents of particular countries (specified in this announcement and/or the Base Prospectus) only and is not intended for use and should not be relied upon by any person outside these countries and/or to whom the offer contained in this announcement and/or the Base Prospectus is not addressed. Prior to relying on the information contained in this announcement and/or the Base Prospectus you must ascertain from this announcement and the Base Prospectus whether or not you are part of the intended addressees of the information contained therein.
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Coca‑Cola HBC Group
Investor Relations Director
Tel: +44 20 37 444 230
Investor Relations Manager
Tel: +44 20 37 444 231
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 is ranked among the top sustainability performers in ESG benchmarks such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, CDP, MSCI ESG and FTSE4Good, among others.
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 https://coca-colahellenic.com/en/.
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