Coca-Cola HBC AG
Issue of equity and total voting rights
Zug, Switzerland – 1 October 2021 - Coca-Cola HBC AG ("Coca-Cola HBC") today announces in respect of the month ended 30 September 2021, the issue of 82,023 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 25,510,574 Ordinary Shares under its block listing facility.
As of 1 October 2021, Coca-Cola HBC's issued share capital consisted of 371,388,119 Ordinary Shares, of which 2,464,448 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 of 1 October 2021, the total number of voting rights in Coca-Cola HBC is 365,493,536 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.
Coca‑Cola HBC Group
About Coca‑Cola HBC
Coca-Cola HBC is a growth-focused Consumer Packaged Goods business and strategic bottler of The Coca-Cola Company. The company creates value for all its stakeholders by supporting the socio-economic development of the societies in which it operates and believes that building a more positive environmental impact is integral to its future growth. Together, the company and its customers serve more than 600 million consumers across a broad geographic footprint of 28 countries on 3 continents. Its portfolio is one of the strongest, broadest and most flexible in the beverage industry, offering consumer-leading partner brands in the sparkling, juice, water, sport, energy, plant-based, ready-to-drink tea, coffee, adult sparkling and premium spirits categories. These brands include Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Schweppes, Kinley, Costa Coffee, Valser, Römerquelle, Fanta, Sprite, Powerade, Fuze Tea, Dobry, Cappy, Monster and Adez. Coca-Cola HBC fosters an open and inclusive work environment amongst its more than 27,000 employees and in November 2020 was rated Europe's most sustainable beverage company by the S&P DJSI for the 7th time in 8 years. The company currently holds the highest possible ratings in leading ESG benchmarks such as, CDP (Climate and Water), MSCI ESG and FTSE4Good.
Coca-Cola HBC has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:CCH) and is listed on the Athens Exchange (ATHEX:EEE). For more information, please visit http://www.coca-colahellenic.com