Coca-Cola lists on LSE

 
Suzie Neuwirth

COCA-COLA Hellenic Bottling Company announced that it will commence trading on the London Stock Exchange today, in order to tap into a wider investor base.

355,023,939 shares in the bottler unit of the global beverage giant will be admitted to the main market at CHF 6.70 (£4.58) each under the ticker CCH.

Credit Suisse Securities and JP Morgan have been appointed as joint corporate brokers on the listing.

“We are delighted that we are now admitted to trading on the premium listing of the London Stock Exchange, as we expect this to benefit our shareholders through enhanced liquidity, as well as our company through better access to the international capital markets and a wider potential investor base,” said chief executive Dimitris Lois.

“We also look forward to being considered for inclusion in the FTSE UK Index Series."