Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV
MEXICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INC (Form: 6-K, Received: 02/10/2017 17:06:21)

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 February 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

 

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Eduardo Padilla

 

Chief Financial and Corporate Officer

 

Date:  February 10, 2017

 

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

 

FEMSA Announces Shareholders Meeting

 

  

Monterrey, Mexico, February 10, 2017 — FOMENTO ECONOMICO MEXICANO, S.A.B. de C.V. (“FEMSA”) (NYSE: FMX, BMV: FEMSAUBD, FEMSAUB) announces it will hold its Annual Shareholders Meeting on March 16, 2017.

   

Additionally, the company informs that the record date for FEMSA’s ADS holders (NYSE: FMX) in the US will be February 22, 2017.

  

(This release is an English translation of a document filed with the Mexican Stock Exchange.)

 

 

 

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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 Fuel Division, operating the OXXO GAS chain of retail service stations, and a Health Division, which includes drugstores and related operations. 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.