Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV
MEXICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INC (Form: 6-K, Received: 04/21/2017 17:30:20)

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of April 2017

 

FOMENTO ECONÓMICO MEXICANO, S.A.B. DE C.V.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Mexican Economic Development, Inc.

(Translation of Registrant’s name into English)

 

United Mexican States

(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)

 

 

General Anaya No. 601 Pte.

Colonia Bella Vista

Monterrey, Nuevo León 64410

México

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports

under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

 

Form 20-F     x     Form 40-F   ¨

                       

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as

permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): _______

 

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as

permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): _______

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this

Form,  the  registrant  is  also  thereby  furnishing  the  information  to  the

Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

 

Yes    ¨         No        x

 

If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in

connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-_____________
 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant  to the  requirements  of the  Securities  Exchange  Act of  1934,  the

registrant  has duly  caused  this  report  to be  signed  on its  behalf of the

undersigned, there unto duly authorized.

 

 

FOMENTO ECONÓMICO MEXICANO, S.A.B. DE C.V.
       
       
  By: /s/ Eduardo Padilla  
    Eduardo Padilla  
  Chief Financial and Corporate Officer  
       
       
     
Date:  April 21, 2017      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

 

FEMSA Files 2016 SEC Annual Report

 

Monterrey, Mexico, April 21, 2017 — Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. ("FEMSA") (NYSE: FMX; BMV: FEMSAUBD, FEMSAUB) has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and its annual report, for the same period, with the Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores (Mexican Banking and Securities Commission) and the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (Mexican Stock Exchange).

 

These reports are available on FEMSA's investor relations website at http://ir.femsa.com .

 

Shareholders may receive a hard copy of the report, which includes FEMSA’s audited financial statements, free of charge through the contact listed below.

 

Contact:
[email protected]
(52) 818-328-6167

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEMSA is a leading company that participates in the beverage industry through Coca-Cola FEMSA, the largest franchise bottler of Coca-Cola products in the world by volume; and in the beer industry, through its ownership of the second largest equity stake in Heineken, one of the world's leading brewers with operations in over 70 countries. In the retail industry it participates through FEMSA Comercio, comprising a Retail Division operating various small-format store chains including OXXO, a a Health Division, which includes all drugstores and related operations, and a Fuel Division, operating the OXXO GAS chain of retail service stations. Additionally, through its Strategic Businesses unit, it provides logistics, point-of-sale refrigeration solutions and plastics solutions to FEMSA's business units and third-party clients.