SOURCE: Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V.

Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V.

April 15, 2011 09:00 ET

Coca-Cola FEMSA Announces Successful Bond Offering Placement in Mexican Bond Market

MEXICO CITY--(Marketwire - Apr 15, 2011) - Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: KOFL) (NYSE: KOF) ("Coca-Cola FEMSA" or the "Company"), the largest public bottler of Coca-Cola products in the world in terms of sales volume, announced the placement of peso-denominated bonds ("Certificados Bursátiles") in the Mexican markets.

On April 14, 2011, the Company successfully placed two tranches of "Certificados Bursátiles": a 5 year bond for Ps. 2,500 million at a yield of 28-day TIIE plus 13 (thirteen) basis points; and a 10 year bond for Ps. 2,500 million at a fixed rate of 8.27%. Both bonds are guaranteed by Coca-Cola FEMSA's wholly-owned subsidiary Propimex, S.A. de C.V.. The "Certificados Bursátiles" will be issued on Monday, April 18, 2011.

A portion of the proceeds from this placement will be used to pay our KOF 07 "Certificado Bursátil" at maturity on March 2012, in the amount of Ps. 3,000 million. The remainder of the proceeds will be used by the Company for general corporate purposes, including investment expenses and working capital.

Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. produces and distributes Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta, Lift and other trademark beverages of The Coca-Cola Company in Mexico (a substantial part of central Mexico, including Mexico City and southeast Mexico), Guatemala (Guatemala City and surrounding areas), Nicaragua (nationwide), Costa Rica (nationwide), Panama (nationwide), Colombia (most of the country), Venezuela (nationwide), Brazil (greater São Paulo, Campinas, Santos, the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, part of the state of Goias and part of the state of Minas Gerais) and Argentina (federal capital of Buenos Aires and surrounding areas), along with bottled water, beer and other beverages in some of these territories. The Company has 30 bottling facilities in Latin America and serves over 1,500,000 retailers in the region. The Coca-Cola Company owns a 31.6% equity interest in Coca-Cola FEMSA.

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