Cott Announces Date for First Quarter Earnings Release and Details Relating to the 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareowners

TORONTO and TAMPA, FL, April 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT; TSX:BCB) ("Cott" or the "Company") announced today that the Company will release its first quarter ended April 1, 2017 financial results before the markets open on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

Cott will host a conference call, to be simultaneously webcast, on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. A question and answer session will follow management's presentation. To participate, please call the following numbers: 

First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call

North America: (888) 231-8191
International: (647) 427-7450
Conference ID: 7166215
This is a live, listen-only dial-in telephone line.

Webcast for First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call

A live audio webcast will be available through the Company's website at http://www.cott.com. The webcast will be recorded and archived for playback on the investor relations section of the website for two weeks following the event.

2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareowners

The Company announced today that its 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareowners will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at the InterContinental Toronto Yorkville in downtown Toronto.

At the meeting, shareowners will be asked to receive the financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2016 and the report on those statements by Cott's independent registered certified public accounting firm, elect directors, approve the appointment of Cott's independent registered certified public accounting firm, hold a non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation, hold a non-binding advisory vote on the frequency of future executive compensation advisory votes, and approve a special resolution to reduce the stated capital of Cott's common shares to US$500 million.

Webcast for 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareowners

The meeting will be webcast live from Toronto, ON, Canada on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The live audio webcast will be available through the Company's website at http://www.cott.com. The webcast will be recorded and archived for playback on the investor relations section of the website for two weeks following the event.

About Cott Corporation

Cott is a diversified beverage company with a leading volume-based national presence in the North American and European home and office delivery industry for bottled water, a leader in custom coffee roasting and blending of iced tea for the U.S. foodservice industry, and a leader in the production of beverages on behalf of retailers, brand owners and distributors.  Our platform reaches over 2.3 million customers or delivery points across North America and Europe supported by strategically located sales and distribution facilities and fleets, as well as wholesalers and distributors.  This enables us to efficiently service residences, businesses, restaurant chains, hotels and motels, small and large retailers, and healthcare facilities.

Website: www.cott.com

SOURCE Cott Corporation

For further information: Jarrod Langhans, Investor Relations, Tel: (813) 313-1732, Investorrelations@cott.com