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2018-10-10 17:45 CEST
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Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits: Date Deferral for Annual General Meeting

Date Deferral for the Annual General Meeting
Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits (Euronext: MBWS) today announced that it has obtained a further extension for holding its Annual General Meeting of shareholders.  The new deadline is 31st January 2019.

As announced previously, Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits was not in a position to publish its FY 2017 financial accounts by the legally-prescribed deadline.  The company thus announced on 13th April 2018 that it had secured the authorization of the President of the Commercial Court of Paris (Tribunal de Commerce de Paris) to hold its Annual General Meeting after 30th June 2018 and before 31st October 2018. 

In light of the Group's financial situation, as detailed in the press release of 4th September 2018, the Group is not able to hold its Annual General Meeting by 31st October 2018.  Therefore, the Group submitted a request to the President of the Commercial Court of Paris in order to obtain a new deferral for its Annual General Meeting.

The Group has been granted an additional extension by the President of the Commercial Court of Paris, with a new deadline of 31st January 2019.  In particular the Annual General Meeting will convene to approve the FY 2017 financial accounts, ending 31st December 2017.

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits produces and sells a range of wine and spirits across four geographic clusters: Western Europe, Middle East & Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific. MBWS has distinguished itself for its know-how, the range of its brands, and a long tradition and history of innovation. From the inception of Maison Marie Brizard in Bordeaux, France in 1755, to the launch of Fruits and Wine in 2010, MBWS has successfully developed and adapted its brands to make them contemporary while respecting their origins. MBWS is committed to providing value by offering its customers bold, trustworthy, flavorful and experiential brands. The company has a broad portfolio of leading brands in their respective market segments, most notably William Peel scotch whisky, Sobieski vodka, Krupnik vodka, Fruits and Wine flavored wine, Marie Brizard liqueurs and Cognac Gautier. MBWS is listed on the regulated market of Euronext Paris, Compartment B (ISIN code FR0000060873, ticker MBWS) and is included in the EnterNext© PEA-PME 150 index, among others.

Investor contact:                                      Press Contact:                                 
Raquel Lizarraga                                                 Simon Zaks, Image Sept                                                           
raquel.lizarraga@mbws.com                            szaks@image7.fr                
Tel : +33 1 43 91 50 18                                     Tel : +33 1 53 70 74 63    

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