Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co. (CCHBC) has said that 208m shares (83% of the equity) in Lanitis Brothers Ltd, the Cypriot soft drinks company that it is in the midst of acquiring, have so far been tendered.

CCHBC launched the public offer to buy 100% of the Cypriot bottler, offering EUR0.30 in cash for each Lanitis share or a total of about EUR75m (US$89m), on 27 January.

The offer runs until tomorrow (10 March).