Mexico's Coca-Cola FEMSA has announced 13 August as the record date for its offering of up to 98,840,861 of its newly-issued Series L Shares, including Series L Shares in the form of American Depositary Shares, to holders of its Series L Shares and American Depositary Shares, as applicable, in a rights offering.

Holders of Series L Shares or American Depositary Shares are expected to receive one right to subscribe for 0.3650632 Series L Shares or American Depositary Shares, as applicable, held on the record date. The subscription price will be the Mexican peso equivalent of US$2.216 per Series L Share or US$22.16 per American Depositary Share, as applicable.

Provided that the required publication is made in the Official Gazette of corporate domicile, the offering is expected to commence on 17 August, 2004, at 8:00am Mexico City time and to expire on 1 September, 2004, at 4:00pm Mexico City time.