Issue of Debt
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 - 15 September 2022 - Coca-Cola HBC AG ("Coca-Cola HBC") and Coca-Cola HBC Finance B.V. (the "Issuer") today announce the launch of a Euro denominated 3-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 6 September 2022 (the "Base Prospectus") which constitutes a base prospectus for the purposes of Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 as it forms part of domestic law in the United Kingdom by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.
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.
Coca-Cola HBC intends that an amount equal to the net proceeds of the Notes will be used for Eligible Green Projects in accordance with the requirements set out in Coca-Cola HBC's Green Finance Framework, available on Coca-Cola HBC's website at: https://www.coca-colahellenic.com/en/investor-relations/debt-investors.
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
Investors and Analysts:
Head of Investor Relations
Tel: +44 7802 427505
Investor Relations Manager
Tel: +44 7740 535130
Investor Relations Manager
Tel: +30 697 444 3335
Head of Communications
Tel: +41 7946 88054
ABOUT COCA-COLA HBC
Coca-Cola HBC is a growth-focused consumer packaged goods business and strategic bottling partner of The Coca-Cola Company. We create value for all our stakeholders by supporting the socio-economic development of the communities in which we operate and we believe building a more positive environmental impact is integral to our future growth. Together, we and our customers serve 715 million consumers across a broad geographic footprint of 29 countries on three continents. Our portfolio is one of the strongest, broadest and most flexible in the beverage industry, offering consumer-leading beverage brands in the sparkling, juice, water, sport, energy, plant-based, ready-to-drink tea, coffee, adult sparkling and premium spirits categories. These beverages include Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Schweppes, Kinley, Costa, Valser, Romerquelle, Fanta, Sprite, Powerade, FuzeTea, Dobry, Cappy, Monster and Adez. We foster an open and inclusive work environment amongst our 33,000 employees and we are ranked among the top sustainability performers in ESG benchmarks such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, CDP, 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 https://www.coca-colahellenic.com.