CCE Presents at CAGE Investor Conference, Affirms Full-Year 2013 Guidance
ATLANTA -- March 18, 2013
Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE/Euronext Paris: CCE) will discuss its plans and
outlook with investors at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe (CAGE)
Conference in London on March 18 at 11:15 a.m. EDT (3:15 p.m. in London). The
public can access the presentation through our website, www.cokecce.com.
John F. Brock, chairman and chief executive officer, and Bill Douglas,
executive vice president and chief financial officer, will deliver the
In the presentation, CCE will affirm 2013 full-year guidance, including
earnings per diluted share growth of approximately 10 percent and net sales
and operating income growth in a mid-single-digit range. This guidance is
comparable and currency neutral. At recent rates, currency translation would
reduce full-year earnings per share by approximately 1 percent to 2 percent.
Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. (CCE) is the leading Western European marketer,
producer, and distributor of non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages and one of
the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottlers. CCE is the sole licensed
bottler for products of The Coca-Cola Company in Belgium, continental France,
Great Britain, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. We
operate with a local focus and have 17 manufacturing sites across Europe,
where we manufacture nearly 90 percent of our products in the markets in which
they are consumed. Corporate responsibility and sustainability is core to our
business, and we have been recognized by leading organizations in North
America and Europe for our progress in water use reduction, carbon footprint
reduction, and recycling initiatives. For more information about our company,
please visit our website at www.cokecce.com and follow us on twitter at
Included in this news release are forward-looking management comments and
other statements that reflect management’s current outlook for future periods.
As always, these expectations are based on currently available competitive,
financial, and economic data along with our current operating plans and are
subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ
materially from the results contemplated by the forward-looking statements.
The forward-looking statements in this news release should be read in
conjunction with the risks and uncertainties discussed in our filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including our Form 10-K for the
year ended December 31, 2012 and other SEC filings.
Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.
Thor Erickson, +1-678-260-3110
Fred Roselli, +1-678-260-3421
Lauren Sayeski, + 44 (0) 7976 113 674
European Media Relations
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