31 May 2016

IPO of Coca-Cola European Partners plc on Euronext Amsterdam

De Brauw, working as a team with its Best Friend Slaughter and May, has advised Coca Cola Enterprises Inc. on the IPO of Coca-Cola European Partners, with listings on Euronext Amsterdam, Euronext London, and the Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid and Valencia stock exchanges.

The IPO follows the recent combination of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., Coca-Cola Iberian Partners S.A.U., and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke GmbH. This combination creates the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler based on net sales and serves over 300 million consumers across Western Europe, including Andorra, Belgium, continental France, Germany, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden. With pro forma 2015 net sales of approximately EUR 11 billion and pro forma 2015 EBITDA of approximately EUR 1.8 billion, Coca-Cola European Partners plc is a leading consumer packaged goods company in Europe.

Team
Jan Willem Hoevers (lead partner), Arne Grimme, Wiebe Dijkstra, Pim van Leersum, and Marlon Straathof