Proposed acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil: Scheme booklet registered with ASIC

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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:

Event Date
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