Coca-Cola FEMSA announces Anti-trust Authority approval to acquire Brisa

Mexico City, Mexico, February 6, 2009 – Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (“Coca-Cola FEMSA”) and The Coca-Cola Company received an approval from the Colombian anti-trust authorities to jointly acquire the Brisa bottled water business (including the Brisa brand and production assets) from Bavaria, a subsidiary of SABMiller.

This transaction, which we expect to close soon, will enable us to increase our presence in the water business and complement our portfolio. Brisa sold 47 million unit cases in 2008 in Colombia.

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