CCR: C&C Group PLC: Further re Acquisition of Gleeson Group

  CCR: C&C Group PLC: Further re Acquisition of Gleeson Group

UK Regulatory Announcement

DUBLIN

                   Further re Acquisition of Gleeson Group

Dublin, London | 27 February, 2013: C&C Group plc (‘C&C’ or the 'Group’), a
leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded cider and beer,
announces that it has received clearance from the Irish Competition Authority
to proceed with the acquisition of M & J Gleeson (Investments) Limited and its
subsidiaries (the “Gleeson Group”). Accordingly the Group is now able to
proceed to completion of the acquisition.

                                   - ENDS -

About C&C Group plc

C&C Group plc is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded cider and
beer. The Group manufactures Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand, Magners,
the premium international cider brand, the Gaymer Cider Company range of
branded and private label ciders and the Tennent's beer brand. C&C Group also
owns Woodchuck and Hornsby’s, two of the leading craft cider brands in the
United States. The Group also distributes a number of beer brands in the
Scottish, Irish and Northern Irish markets, primarily for Anheuser-Busch
InBev.

C&C Group plc | Contacts

C&C Group:             Alan Daly
                        Head of IR
                        Tel: +353 1 654 6239
                        Email: alan.daly@candcgroup.ie

Investors & Analysts:   Mark Kenny/Jonathan Neilan
                        FTI Consulting
                        Tel: +353 1 663 3686
                        Email: CandCGroup.SC@fticonsulting.com

Media Dublin:           Paddy Hughes
                        Drury
                        Tel: +353 1 260 5000
                        Email: paddy.hughes@drury.ie

Media London:           Robert Ballantyne/Shanshan Willenbrock
                        Cardew Group
                        Tel: +44 20 7930 0777
                        Email: robert.ballantyne@cardewgroup.com

Contact:

C&C Group PLC
 
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