Proposed acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil: Scheme booklet registered with ASIC
Scheme booklet relating to the proposed acquisition by Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCEP) of Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (CCL) today registered with ASIC
CCEP today provides a further update on the proposed acquisition of all of the issued shares held by independent shareholders (“Independent Shareholders”) of CCL pursuant to a Scheme of Arrangement (“Scheme”) Scheme Booklet.
The Scheme and notice of Scheme Meeting (Scheme Booklet) has been registered by CCL with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The Scheme Booklet includes a copy of the independent expert’s report which concludes that the Scheme is fair and reasonable and in the interests of CCL’s Independent Shareholders.
An updated timetable is also provided with key dates as follows:
|Scheme Meeting||16 April 2021|
|Effective Date||21 April 2021|
|Implementation Date||10 May 2021|
All dates are indicative and subject to change.
The Scheme remains subject to customary conditions, including CCL’s Independent Shareholder approval at the Scheme Meeting, court approval and regulatory approval from the Overseas Investment Office of New Zealand.
A copy of the Scheme Booklet is available on CCL’s website www.ccamatil.com