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AC reports net income growth of 11.3% in 1QT2013


- Net Sales reached Ps. 13,375 million, representing an 8.3% increase.
- EBITDA totaled Ps. 2,468 million with a margin of 18.5%, up 140 basis points.
- Net Income grew 11.3% to Ps. 1,090 million, for a net margin of 8.1%.

Monterrey, Mexico, April 26, 2013 – Arca Continental, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AC*), the second-largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America and third largest in the world announced today its results for the first quarter (“1Q13”).

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“During the first quarter of 2013 we continued to focus on satisfying our clients and consumers while increasing the efficiency of our operations, which translated into improved profitability with EBITDA up 16.8% versus last year. The actions that had the most impact were the optimization of our pricing structure, cost improvements and perfecting our execution at the point of sale; combined, these steps enabled us increase our market share and strengthen our leading position in the various categories and territories in which we participate,” stated Francisco Garza Egloff, Chief Executive Officer of Arca Continental.

“In addition, within our snack business we advanced on the process of integrating Bokados, Wise and Inalecsa in order to homogenize best practices, achieve synergies and take advantage of the strengths of each brand. These factors, combined with the strong results of the beverage business, put us in a better position to reach our goals and targets set forth for 2013, as we continue searching for growth opportunities that create value for our shareholders, clients and consumers,” he added.

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