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Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 8, 2017

Cott Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

6525 Viscount Road
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada


Corporate Center III

Suite 400, 4221 W. Boy Scout Blvd.

Tampa, Florida

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(905) 672-1900
(813) 313-1800
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On November 9, 2017, Cott Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release reporting financial results for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2017. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02 as if fully set forth herein.

Item 8.01. Other Events

On November 8, 2017, the Company announced that the Board of Directors declared a dividend of US$0.06 per common share, payable in cash on December 8, 2017 to shareowners of record at the close of business on November 28, 2017.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Cott Corporation
November 9, 2017

By: /s/ Marni Morgan Poe
Marni Morgan Poe

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary