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THE COCA-COLA COMPANY AND COCA-COLA ENTERPRISES STRATEGICALLY ADVANCE AND STRENGTHEN THEIR PARTNERSHIP


THE COCA-COLA COMPANY TO ACQUIRE CCE’S NORTH AMERICAN BOTTLING BUSINESS


CCE HAS AGREED IN PRINCIPLE TO BUY THE COCA-COLA COMPANY’S BOTTLING OPERATIONS IN NORWAY AND SWEDEN, AND TO OBTAIN THE RIGHT TO ACQUIRE THE GERMAN BOTTLER

  • Advancement fully aligns with the Coca-Cola system’s 2020 Vision and drives long-term value for all shareowners
  • Evolves The Coca-Cola Company’s North American business to more profitably deliver the world’s greatest brands in the largest NARTD profit pool in the world
  • CCE shareowners will benefit from the improved financial growth profile and expansion of the Western European business
  • The Coca-Cola Company will generate immediate efficiencies with expected operational synergies of $350 million over four years, and the transactions, which are substantially cashless, are expected to be accretive to EPS on a fully diluted basis by 2012
  • CCE shareowners to exchange each CCE share for a share in a new CCE, focused solely on Europe, and $10 per share in cash at closing

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Analyst and Investor Day, 11/2009
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The Coca-Cola Company

Jackson Kelly
p: (404) 676-7563

Coca-Cola Enterprises

Thor Erickson
p: (770) 989-3110