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AC reports Revenue Growth of 14.2% and Net Income up 12.0% in 1Q15

Monterrey, Mexico, April 22, 2015 – Arca Continental, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AC*) (“Arca Continental” or “AC”), the second-largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America and the third-largest in the world, announced today its results for the first quarter 2015 (“1Q15”).

Highlights _1Q15


- Net sales reached Ps. 15,273 million, 14.2% higher than 1Q14.
- EBITDA was Ps. 2,961 million with a 19.4% margin, 11.6% above the same quarter of last year.
- Net income grew 12% to Ps. 1,300 million for a net margin of 8.5%.


“The results for the first quarter showed positive trends, with increases of 14.2% in net sales and 12% in net income. This reaffirms that the actions we have been taking in the various areas of our organization strengthen our market leadership and preference, while continuing to position us solidly in our search for new value-creating opportunities,” stated Francisco Garza Egloff, Chief Executive Officer of Arca Continental.

“Innovation will be a key ingredient to meeting our objectives, in addition to excellent market execution, constant development of talent and the sustainability of our operations,” he added.

About Arca Continental 
Arca Continental produces, distributes and sells non-alcoholic beverages under The Coca-Cola Company brand, as well as snacks under the brands of Bokados in Mexico, Inalecsa in Ecuador and Wise in the U.S. Together with The Coca-Cola Company; lead the high-value added dairy category in Ecuador under ToniCorp brands. With an outstanding history spanning more than 89 years, Arca Continental is the second-largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. Within its Coca-Cola franchise territory, the Company serves over 54 million consumers in Northern and Western Mexico, Ecuador and Northern Argentina. The Company’s shares trade on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "AC". For more information on Arca Continental, please visit

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