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Athens Exchange: 20th Anniversary of Coca Cola Hellenic

Today, July 19th 2011, an event commemorating the 20th anniversary of the listing of Coca Cola Hellenic took place at the Athens Exchange. The Chief Executive Officer of Coca Cola Hellenic Mr. Dimitris Lois started the trading session by ringing the opening bell of the exchange. On July 15th 1991, Coca Cola Hellenic listed 22,900,000 common registered shares on the exchange. The market capitalization of the company in 1991 was euro 323m, while today, 20 years later, its market capitalization is euro 6.8bn, and is the company with the largest market capitalization in the Greek market.

The Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission Messrs Anastassios Gabrielides and Xsenophon Avlonitis; representatives of the banks that acted as underwriters at the IPO of the company including the deputy CEO of the National Bank of Greece Mr. Alexandros Tourkolias; representatives of ATHEX members as well as representatives of various other participants of the Greek capital market were present at the event.

The Chairman of the Athens Exchange Mr. Socrates Lazaridis, in his brief remarks at the event commemorating the 20th anniversary mentioned among others: "With todays event we are honoring a company that has managed, in its 20 year presence as a listed company, to dominate in the "penetration" of our market to the international investor community. Through its extroversion, Coca Cola Hellenic has been at the forefront of interest by analysts both in Greece as well as abroad, adhering to its strategy and to the priorities that it has set out all of these years."

Mr. Dimitris Lois, Chief Executive Office of Coca Cola Hellenic made the following comments at the event today: "It gives me particular joy and honor to be able to represent Coca Cola Hellenic in this important day, at the companys 20th anniversary as a listed company at the Athens Exchange. In these 20 years, the group grew significantly with consistency, with a vision and with values that are not negotiable. Today Coca Cola Hellenic is the largest listed company at the Athens Exchange by market capitalization, and is a Greek multinational company with a presence in 28 countries. We would like to thank our shareholders for their trust, and we promise that we will live up to their expectations in the next 20 years with a vision, consistent and profit generating growth, while giving back to the societies in which we operate."
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