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30/07/2001

Six Continents PLC (Formerly Bass PLC)

Six Continents PLC (Formerly Bass PLC)

Six Continents PLC confirms that its new name has been registered by the Registrar of Companies and is being used with effect from today, 30 July 2001.

Six Continents PLC shares will trade on the London Stock Exchange under the code SXC with effect from today. Its American Depositary Receipts (ADR's) will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the code SXC with effect from tomorrow, 31 July 2001.

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Six Continents is a leading global hospitality group, operating over 3,200 hotels across nearly 100 countries and over 2,000 restaurants and bars in the UK and Germany.

  • Six Continents Hotels is the world's leading global hotel group whose brands include Inter-Continental Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn, Express by Holiday Inn and Staybridge Suites. It owns, operates or franchises more than 3,200 hotels and over 500,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries around the world.
  • Six Continents Retail is the UK's leading managed restaurant, pubs and bars group with over 2,000 outlets including brands such as Vintage Inns, Harvester, Toby, Browns, All Bar One, It's A Scream, O'Neill's, Edwards, Ember Inns and Goose.
  • Britvic Soft Drinks is one of the leading UK producers and distributors of branded soft drinks with brands such as Tango, Robinsons, Britvic and the UK franchise for Pepsi.

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