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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549


FORM 10-Q


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QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the Quarterly Period Ended June 29, 2008

OR

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TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the transition period from                                  to                                 

Commission file number 1-14829

GRAPHIC

Molson Coors Brewing Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

DELAWARE   84-0178360
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

1225 17th Street, Denver, Colorado, USA
1555 Notre Dame Street East, Montréal, Québec, Canada

 

80202
H2L 2R5
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

303-279-6565 (Colorado)
514-521-1786 (Québec)

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)


         Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.    Yes ý    No o

         Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See definition of "large accelerated filer," "accelerated filer" and "smaller reporting company" in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.

Large accelerated filer ý   Accelerated filer o   Non-accelerated filer o
(Do not check if a smaller reporting company)
  Smaller reporting company o

         Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).    Yes o    No ý

         Indicate the number of shares outstanding of each of the registrant's classes of common stock, as of July 25, 2008:

Class A Common Stock—2,674,802 shares
Class B Common Stock—154,794,285 shares

         Exchangeable shares:

         As of July 25, 2008, the following number of exchangeable shares was outstanding for Molson Coors Canada, Inc.:

Class A Exchangeable shares—3,314,062 shares
Class B Exchangeable shares—22,693,418 shares

         In addition, the registrant has outstanding one share of special Class A voting stock, through which the holders of Class A exchangeable shares and Class B exchangeable shares of Molson Coors Canada Inc. (a subsidiary of the registrant), respectively, may exercise their voting rights with respect to the registrant. The special Class A and Class B voting stock are entitled to one vote for each of the exchangeable share classes, respectively, excluding shares held by the registrant or its subsidiaries, and generally vote together with the Class A common stock and Class B common stock, respectively, on all matters on which the Class A common stock and Class B common stock are entitled to vote. The trustee holder of the special Class A voting stock and the special Class B voting stock has the right to cast a number of votes equal to the number of then outstanding Class A exchangeable shares and Class B exchangeable shares, respectively.


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INDEX

 
   
  Page(s)  
    PART I. FINANCIAL INFORMATION        
Item 1.   Financial Statements (Unaudited)     3  
    Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations for the thirteen and twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008 and July 1, 2007     3  
    Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets at June 29, 2008 and December 30, 2007     4  
    Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows for the twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008 and July 1, 2007     6  
    Notes to Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements     7  
Item 2.   Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations     43  
Item 3.   Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk     59  
Item 4.   Controls and Procedures     62  

 

 

PART II. OTHER INFORMATION

 

 

 

 
Item 1.   Legal Proceedings     63  
Item 1A.   Risk Factors     63  
Item 2.   Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds     64  
Item 3.   Defaults Upon Senior Securities     64  
Item 4.   Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders     64  
Item 5.   Other Information     65  
Item 6.   Exhibits     66  

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PART I. FINANCIAL INFORMATION

ITEM I.    FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

MOLSON COORS BREWING COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

(IN MILLIONS, EXCEPT PER SHARE DATA)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended   Twenty-Six Weeks
Ended
 
 
  June 29,
2008
  July 1,
2007
  June 29,
2008
  July 1,
2007
 

Sales

  $ 2,359.4   $ 2,244.0   $ 4,175.6   $ 3,895.2  

Excise taxes

    (602.0 )   (567.8 )   (1,061.6 )   (990.3 )
                   
 

Net sales

    1,757.4     1,676.2     3,114.0     2,904.9  

Cost of goods sold

    (1,033.6 )   (966.9 )   (1,868.6 )   (1,737.1 )
                   
 

Gross profit

    723.8     709.3     1,245.4     1,167.8  

Marketing, general and administrative expenses

    (463.2 )   (456.9 )   (899.8 )   (853.7 )

Special items, net

    (103.9 )   (25.4 )   (111.2 )   (33.6 )
                   
 

Operating income

    156.7     227.0     234.4     280.5  

Interest expense, net

    (23.1 )   (24.9 )   (47.0 )   (51.3 )

Debt extinguishment costs

            (12.4 )    

Other (expense) income, net

    (6.0 )   15.0     (1.4 )   16.2  
                   
 

Income from continuing operations before income taxes and minority interests

    127.6     217.1     173.6     245.4  

Income tax expense

    (28.9 )   (28.5 )   (23.4 )   (33.7 )
                   
 

Income from continuing operations before minority interests

    98.7     188.6     150.2     211.7  

Minority interests in net income of consolidated entities

    (5.4 )   (4.3 )   (10.8 )   (8.1 )
                   
 

Income from continuing operations

    93.3     184.3     139.4     203.6  

(Loss) gain from discontinued operations, net of tax

    (12.4 )   0.6     (21.4 )   (14.2 )
                   
 

Net income

  $ 80.9   $ 184.9   $ 118.0   $ 189.4  
                   

Basic income (loss) per share:

                         
 

From continuing operations

  $ 0.51   $ 1.03   $ 0.77   $ 1.15  
 

From discontinued operations

    (0.07 )       (0.12 )   (0.08 )
                   

Basic net income per share

  $ 0.44   $ 1.03   $ 0.65   $ 1.07  
                   

Diluted income (loss) per share:

                         
 

From continuing operations

  $ 0.50   $ 1.02   $ 0.75   $ 1.13  
 

From discontinued operations

    (0.07 )       (0.12 )   (0.08 )
                   

Diluted net income per share

  $ 0.43   $ 1.02   $ 0.63   $ 1.05  
                   

Weighted average shares—basic

   
182.4
   
178.9
   
181.7
   
177.5
 

Weighted average shares—diluted

    186.0     181.2     185.0     180.1  

See notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements

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MOLSON COORS BREWING COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(IN MILLIONS)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  As of  
 
  June 29,
2008
  December 30,
2007
 

Assets

             

Current assets:

             
 

Cash and cash equivalents

  $ 284.4   $ 377.0  
 

Accounts receivable, net

    921.9     758.5  
 

Other receivables, net

    125.0     112.6  
 

Inventories:

             
   

Finished, net

    164.9     164.0  
   

In process

    49.0     40.7  
   

Raw materials

    52.0     82.3  
   

Packaging materials, net

    81.7     82.6  
           
 

Total inventories, net

    347.6     369.6  
 

Other assets, net

   
125.5
   
135.7
 
 

Deferred tax assets

    17.9     17.9  
 

Discontinued operations

    6.2     5.5  
           
   

Total current assets

    1,828.5     1,776.8  

Properties, net

   
2,638.7
   
2,696.2
 

Goodwill

    3,281.5     3,346.5  

Other intangibles, net

    4,834.7     5,039.4  

Deferred tax assets

    300.1     336.9  

Notes receivable, net

    72.9     71.2  

Other assets

    198.5     179.5  

Discontinued operations

    4.2     5.1  
           

Total assets

  $ 13,159.1   $ 13,451.6  
           

See notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.

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MOLSON COORS BREWING COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (Continued)

(IN MILLIONS, EXCEPT PAR VALUE)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  As of  
 
  June 29,
2008
  December 30,
2007
 

Liabilities and stockholders' equity

             

Current liabilities:

             
 

Accounts payable

  $ 405.8   $ 380.7  
 

Accrued expenses and other liabilities

    1,155.1     1,189.1  
 

Deferred tax liabilities

    170.9     120.6  
 

Short-term borrowings and current portion of long-term debt

    21.4     4.3  
 

Discontinued operations

    44.1     40.8  
           
   

Total current liabilities

    1,797.3     1,735.5  

Long-term debt

    2,056.9     2,260.6  

Pension and post-retirement benefits

    612.4     677.8  

Derivative hedging instruments

    460.8     477.4  

Deferred tax liabilities

    559.9     605.4  

Unrecognized tax benefits

    262.0     285.9  

Other liabilities

    84.5     90.9  

Discontinued operations

    138.1     124.8  
           
 

Total liabilities

    5,971.9     6,258.3  

Minority interests

    35.2     43.8  

Stockholders' equity

             
 

Capital stock:

             
   

Preferred stock, non-voting, no par value (authorized: 25.0 shares; none issued)

         
   

Class A common stock, voting, $0.01 par value per share (authorized: 500.0 shares; issued and outstanding: 2.7 shares at June 29, 2008 and December 30, 2007)

         
   

Class B common stock, non-voting, $0.01 par value per share (authorized: 500.0 shares; issued and outstanding: 154.7 shares and 149.6 shares at June 29, 2008 and December 30, 2007, respectively)

    1.5     1.5  
   

Class A exchangeable shares (issued and outstanding: 3.3 shares at June 29, 2008 and December 30, 2007)

    124.7     124.8  
   

Class B exchangeable shares (issued and outstanding: 22.7 shares and 25.1 shares at June 29, 2008 and December 30, 2007, respectively)

    853.8     945.3  
           
   

Total capital stock

    980.0     1,071.6  
 

Paid-in capital

    3,186.2     3,022.5  
 

Retained earnings

    2,002.9     1,950.5  
 

Accumulated other comprehensive income

    982.9     1,104.9  
           
   

Total stockholders' equity

    7,152.0     7,149.5  
           

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

  $ 13,159.1   $ 13,451.6  
           

See notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.

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CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(IN MILLIONS)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  Twenty-Six Weeks Ended  
 
  June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007  

Cash flows from operating activities:

             

Net income

  $ 118.0   $ 189.4  
 

Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:

             
   

Depreciation and amortization

    167.2     167.4  
   

Share-based compensation

    46.9     19.9  
   

Gain on sale or impairment of properties and intangibles, net

    (20.2 )    
   

Gain on sale of House of Blues Canada equity investment

        (16.7 )
   

Loss on impairment of Molson brands sold in the U.S. intangible asset

    50.6      
   

Loss on impairment of Foster's distribution right intangible asset

        24.1  
   

Deferred income taxes

    12.9     (29.7 )
   

Equity in net income of unconsolidated affiliates

    (11.6 )   (1.5 )
   

Distributions from unconsolidated affiliates

        1.8  
   

Minority interest in net income of consolidated entities

    10.8     8.1  
   

Excess tax benefits from share-based compensation

    (21.3 )   (18.9 )
   

Change in current assets and liabilities and other

    (214.1 )   (309.9 )
   

Discontinued operations

    21.4     14.2  
           

Net cash provided by operating activities

    160.6     48.2  
           

Cash flows from investing activities:

             
 

Additions to properties and intangible assets

    (136.4 )   (268.3 )
 

Proceeds from sales of properties and intangible assets

    33.5     3.3  
 

Proceeds from sale of investment securities, net

    22.8      
 

Proceeds from sale of House of Blues Canada equity investment

        30.0  
 

Investment in and advances to an unconsolidated affiliate

    (10.6 )    
 

Trade loan repayments from customers

    13.9     15.4  
 

Trade loans advanced to customers

    (20.1 )   (12.8 )
 

Other

    2.6     0.2  
           

Net cash used in investing activities

    (94.3 )   (232.2 )
           

Cash flows from financing activities:

             
 

Exercise of stock options under equity compensation plans

    45.9     167.9  
 

Excess tax benefits from share-based compensation

    21.3     18.9  
 

Dividends paid

    (65.5 )   (57.1 )
 

Dividends paid to minority interest holders

    (19.5 )    
 

Proceeds from issuance of convertible debt

        575.0  
 

Debt issuance costs

        (9.4 )
 

Sale of warrants

        57.0  
 

Purchase of call options

        (106.7 )
 

Proceeds from issuance of long term debt

    16.0      
 

Payments on long-term debt and capital lease obligations

    (180.9 )   (1.0 )
 

Proceeds from short-term borrowings

    40.5     157.3  
 

Payments on short-term borrowings

    (40.1 )   (151.9 )
 

Net proceeds from revolving credit facilities

    16.9     20.2  
 

Change in overdraft balances and other

    (4.5 )   2.1  
 

Settlements of debt-related derivatives

    12.0     5.2  
           

Net cash (used in) provided by financing activities

    (157.9 )   677.5  
           

Cash and cash equivalents:

             
 

Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents

    (91.6 )   493.5  
 

Effect of foreign exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents

    (1.0 )   4.3  
 

Balance at beginning of year

    377.0     182.2  
           

Balance at end of period

  $ 284.4   $ 680.0  
           

See notes to unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.

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NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

FOR THE THIRTEEN WEEKS ENDED JUNE 29, 2008

1. BASIS OF PRESENTATION AND SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES

        On February 9, 2005, Adolph Coors Company merged with Molson Inc. (the "Merger"). In connection with the Merger, Adolph Coors Company became the parent of the merged Company and changed its name to Molson Coors Brewing Company. Unless otherwise noted in this report, any description of us includes Molson Coors Brewing Company ("MCBC" or the "Company"), principally a holding company, and its operating subsidiaries: Coors Brewing Company ("CBC"), operating in the United States ("U.S."); Coors Brewers Limited ("CBL"), operating in the United Kingdom ("U.K."); Molson Canada ("Molson"), operating in Canada; and our other corporate entities. Any reference to "Coors" means the Adolph Coors Company prior to the Merger. Any reference to Molson Inc. means Molson prior to the Merger. Any reference to "Molson Coors" means MCBC after the Merger.

        Effective July 1, 2008, MCBC and SABMiller plc ("SABMiller") combined the U.S. and Puerto Rico operations of their respective subsidiaries, CBC and Miller Brewing Company ("Miller"), in accordance with a definitive joint venture agreement signed between the two investing companies on December 20, 2007. In connection with the closing of the joint venture transaction, each of Molson Coors, Coors, SABMiller and Miller have entered into an Amended and Restated Operating Agreement (the "LLC Operating Agreement"). The LLC Operating Agreement will be the primary operating document governing the joint venture, MillerCoors LLC ("MillerCoors").

        Pursuant to the LLC Operating Agreement, MillerCoors has a Board of Directors consisting of five MCBC-appointed directors and five SABMiller-appointed directors. Each party contributed their respective U.S. and Puerto Rico operations, including related operating assets and certain liabilities into an operating joint venture company. The percentage interests in the profits of MillerCoors will be 58% for SABMiller plc and 42% for MCBC, voting interests will be shared 50%-50%. Each party to the joint venture has agreed not to transfer its economic or voting interests in the joint venture for a period of five years, and certain rights of first refusal will apply to any subsequent assignment of such interests.

        Beginning in the third quarter of 2008, the results and financial position of U.S. operations, which has historically comprised substantially all of our U.S. reporting segment will, in all material respects, be deconsolidated from MCBC, see Note 2 "Business Segments." Also beginning in the third quarter of 2008, our interest in the new combined operations will be accounted for by us under the equity method of accounting

        Unless otherwise indicated, information in this report is presented in U.S. dollars ("USD" or "$").

Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements

        The accompanying unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements reflect all adjustments, consisting of normal recurring accruals, which are necessary for a fair statement of the financial position, results of operations and cash flows for the periods presented. The accompanying condensed consolidated financial statements include our accounts, the accounts of our majority owned subsidiaries and certain variable interest entities of which we are the primary beneficiary. All intercompany transactions and balances have been eliminated in consolidation. These condensed consolidated financial statements should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements, including the notes thereto, contained in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 30, 2007. The results of operations for the thirteen and twenty-six week periods ended June 29, 2008, are

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NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (Continued)

FOR THE THIRTEEN WEEKS ENDED JUNE 29, 2008

1. BASIS OF PRESENTATION AND SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES (Continued)


not necessarily indicative of the results that may be achieved for the full fiscal year and cannot be used to indicate financial performance for the entire year.

        The December 30, 2007 condensed consolidated balance sheet data is consistent with our audited financial statements, but does not include all disclosures required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America ("U.S. GAAP").

Reporting Periods Presented

        MCBC follows a 52/53 week fiscal reporting calendar. The second fiscal quarter of 2008 and 2007 consisted of 13 weeks ending on June 29, 2008 and July 1, 2007, respectively. Fiscal year 2008 and 2007 consist of 52 weeks ending on December 28, 2008 and December 30, 2007, respectively.

        Since the Merger, the results from Brewers Retail Inc. ("BRI") are reported one month in arrears in the accompanying unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.

Use of estimates

        Our consolidated financial statements are prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP. These accounting principles require us to make certain estimates, judgments and assumptions. We believe that the estimates, judgments and assumptions are reasonable, based on information available at the time they are made. To the extent there are material differences between these estimates and actual results, our consolidated financial statements may be affected.

Reclassifications

        Certain prior period amounts have been reclassified to conform to the current period presentation.

Adoption of New Accounting Pronouncements

SFAS No. 157 "Fair Value Measurements"

        In September 2006, the FASB issued SFAS No. 157, "Fair Value Measurements," ("SFAS 157") which is, in part, effective for us beginning in fiscal year 2008. This statement defines fair value, establishes a framework for measuring fair value and expands the related disclosure requirements. The statement indicates, among other things, that a fair value measurement assumes that the transaction to sell an asset or transfer a liability occurs in the principal market for the asset or liability or, in the absence of a principal market, the most advantageous market for the asset or liability. Subsequent to the issuance of SFAS 157, the FASB issued FASB Staff Positions ("FSP") 157-1, "Application of FASB Statement No. 157 to FASB Statement No. 13 and Other Accounting Pronouncements That Address Fair Value Measurements for Purposes of Lease Classification or Measurement under Statement 13" and FSP 157-2 "Effective Date of FASB Statement No. 157." FSP 157-1 excludes, in certain circumstances, SFAS 13 and other accounting pronouncements that address fair value measurements for purposes of lease classification or measurement under Statement 13 from the provision of SFAS 157. FSP 157-2 delays the effective date of SFAS 157 for all nonfinancial assets and nonfinancial liabilities, except those that are recognized or disclosed at fair value in the financial statements on a recurring

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NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (Continued)

FOR THE THIRTEEN WEEKS ENDED JUNE 29, 2008

1. BASIS OF PRESENTATION AND SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES (Continued)


basis. For the instruments subject to the effective date delay under FSP 157-2, the effective date to adopt the fair value provisions for us will be the first quarter of 2009.

        The table below summarizes our assets and liabilities that are measured at fair value on a recurring basis as of June 29, 2008. Such assets include certain derivative instruments and our indemnity obligations related primarily to our discontinued operations from Kaiser (see Note 5). In addition, we have provided a reconciliation of the beginning and ending balances for the fair value of these indemnity obligations using significant unobservable inputs (Level 3—see definition below) in Note 12 "CONTINGENCIES—Kaiser and Other Indemnity Obligations." SFAS 157 establishes a hierarchy that prioritizes fair value measurements based on the types of inputs used for the various valuation techniques (market approach, income approach and cost approach). We utilize a combination of market and income approaches to value derivative instruments, and use an income approach for valuing our indemnity obligations. Our financial assets and liabilities are measured using inputs from the three levels of the fair value hierarchy. The three levels of the hierarchy are as follows:

        Level 1—Inputs are unadjusted quoted prices in active markets for identical assets or liabilities that we have the ability to access at the measurement date.

        Level 2—Inputs include quoted prices for similar assets and liabilities in active markets, quoted prices for identical or similar assets or liabilities in markets that are not active, inputs other than quoted prices that are observable for the asset or liability (i.e., interest rates, yield curves, etc.), and inputs that are derived principally from or corroborated by observable market data by correlation or other means (market corroborated inputs).

        Level 3—Unobservable inputs that reflect our assumptions about the assumptions that market participants would use in pricing the asset or liability. We develop these inputs based on the best information available, including our own data.

        The following presents our assets and liabilities that are measured at fair value based on a recurring basis:

 
   
  Fair Vaue Measurements at June 29, 2008 Using  
 
  Total carrying
value at
June 29, 2008
  Quoted prices in
active markets
(Level 1)
  Significant Other
Observable Inputs
(Level 2)
  Significant
Unobservable
Inputs (Level 3)
 
 
  (In millions)
 

Derivatives assets

  $ 37.2   $   $ 37.2   $  

Derivatives liabilities

    (467.8 )       (467.8 )    

Guarantees—indemnity obligations

    (182.5 )           (182.5 )
                   
 

Total

  $ (613.1 ) $   $ (430.6 ) $ (182.5 )
                   

        In 2009 and in accordance with FSP 157-2, we will adopt the fair value provisions for those financial assets and liabilities that are measured at fair value on a nonrecurring basis including goodwill, intangibles, and debt. Based on our evaluation of this statement, we do not believe the adoption of FSP 157-2, will have a significant impact on the determination or reporting of our financial results.

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NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (Continued)

FOR THE THIRTEEN WEEKS ENDED JUNE 29, 2008

1. BASIS OF PRESENTATION AND SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES (Continued)

        Following is a list of asset and liabilities that are recognized or disclosed at fair value for which, we will not apply the provisions of SFAS 157 until 2009:

SFAS No. 159 "The Fair Value Option for Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities. Including an amendment of FASB Statement No. 115"

        In February 2007, the FASB issued Statement No. 159 ("SFAS 159") which permits entities an option to choose to measure many financial instruments and certain other items at fair value that are not currently required to be measured at fair value. The objective of this Statement is to reduce both complexity in accounting for financial instruments and the volatility in earnings caused by measuring related assets and liabilities using different measurement techniques. The fair value measurement provisions are elective and can be applied to individual financial instruments. SFAS 159 requires additional disclosures related to the fair value measurements included in the entity's financial statements. This Statement is effective for us as of the beginning of our 2008 fiscal year. We have not adopted the fair value measurement provisions of SFAS 159.

New Accounting Pronouncements

SFAS No. 141R "Business Combinations"

        In December 2007, the FASB issued SFAS No. 141 (revised 2007), "Business Combinations" ("SFAS 141R"), which replaces SFAS No. 141, "Business Combinations." Under the provisions of SFAS 141R, acquisition costs will generally be expensed as incurred; noncontrolling interests will be valued at fair value at the acquisition date; in-process research and development will be recorded at fair value as an indefinite-lived intangible asset at the acquisition date; restructuring costs associated with a business combination will generally be expensed subsequent to the acquisition date; and changes in deferred tax asset valuation allowances and income tax uncertainties after the acquisition date generally will affect income tax expense. SFAS 141R will be effective, on a prospective basis, for all business combinations for which the acquisition date is after the beginning of our fiscal year 2009, with the exception of the accounting for valuation allowances on deferred taxes and acquired tax contingencies for which the adoption is retrospective. We are currently evaluating the effects, if any, that SFAS 141R may have on our financial statements.

SFAS No. 160 "Noncontrolling interests in Consolidated Financial Statements"

        In December 2007, the FASB issued Financial Accounting Standards No. 160, "Noncontrolling Interests in Consolidated Financial Statements—an amendment of ARB No. 51" ("SFAS 160") and is

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effective for us beginning in fiscal year 2009. This Statement requires the recognition of a noncontrolling interest, or minority interest, as equity in the consolidated financial statements and separate from the parent's equity. The amount of net income attributable to the noncontrolling interest will be included in consolidated net income on the face of the income statement. It also amends certain of ARB No. 51's consolidation procedures for consistency with the requirements of SFAS 141R, including procedures associated with the deconsolidation of a subsidiary. This statement also includes expanded disclosure requirements regarding the interests of the parent and its noncontrolling interest. We are currently evaluating this new statement and anticipate that while the adoption of SFAS 160 will require the reclassification of our reported minority interests to stockholders' equity, the statement will not have a significant impact on the reporting of our results of operations.

SFAS No. 161 "Disclosures about Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities. Including an amendment of FASB Statement No. 133 "

        In March 2008, the FASB issued SFAS No. 161, "Disclosures about Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities—an amendment of FASB Statement No. 133," (SFAS "161") as amended and interpreted, which requires enhanced disclosures about an entity's derivative and hedging activities and thereby improves the transparency of financial reporting. Disclosing the fair values of derivative instruments and their gains and losses in a tabular format provides a more complete picture of the location in an entity's financial statements of both the derivative positions existing at period end and the effect of using derivatives during the reporting period. Entities are required to provide enhanced disclosures about (a) how and why an entity uses derivative instruments, (b) how derivative instruments and related hedged items are accounted for under Statement 133 and its related interpretations, and (c) how derivative instruments and related hedged items affect an entity's financial position, financial performance, and cash flows. SFAS No. 161 is effective for financial statements issued for fiscal years and interim periods beginning after November 15, 2008. Early adoption is permitted. The Company does not expect SFAS 161 to have a material impact on its financial statements.

FASB Staff Position APB 14-1, "Accounting for Convertible Debt Instruments That May Be Settled in Cash Upon Conversion (Including Partial Cash Settlement)"

        In May 2008, the FASB issued FSP No. APB 14-1, "Accounting for Convertible Debt Instruments That May Be Settled in Cash upon Conversion (Including Partial Cash Settlement)" ("FSP APB 14-1"). This FSP requires that issuers of convertible debt instruments that may be settled in cash upon conversion (including partial cash settlement) should separately account for the liability and equity (conversion feature) components of the instruments. As a result, interest expense should be imputed and recognized based upon the entity's nonconvertible debt borrowing rate, which will result in incremental non-cash interest expense, and as result, lower net income. Our 2007 2.5% Convertible Senior Notes due July 30, 2013 will be subject to FSP APB 14-1. Prior to FSP APB 14-1, Accounting Principles Board Opinion No. 14, "Accounting for Convertible Debt and Debt Issued with Stock Purchase Warrants" ("APB 14"), provided that no portion of the proceeds from the issuance of the instrument should be attributable to the conversion feature. We have determined that if the liability and equity components of the Convertible Senior Notes had been separately valued at the time of their issuance on June 15, 2007, the amount allocated to long-term debt would have been $462.7 million, and the amount allocated to equity would have been $112.3 million. When we are required to retroactively

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adopt FSP APB 14-1 in fiscal 2009, interest expense for fiscal 2007 and 2008 will be increased by non-cash amounts of $9.0 million and $17.0 million, respectively. We anticipate recording additional non-cash interest expense on the Convertible Senior Notes in 2009 through 2013 of $17.6 million—$19.6 million annually, thereby increasing the carrying value of the debt to $575 million by its maturity date in July 2013. We expect that the carrying amount of the 2.5% Convertible Senior Notes will be discounted (decreased) and additional paid-in capital increased in the amount of $86.3 million as of December 29, 2008.

FASB Staff Position FASB 142-3 "Determination of the Useful Life of Intangible Assets)"

        In April 2008, the FASB issued FSP No. FASB 142-3, "Determination of the Useful Life of Intangible Assets" ("FSP No. FASB 142-3"). This FSP amends the factors that should be considered in developing renewal or extension assumptions used to determine recognized intangible asset under SFAS Statement No. 142, "Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets" This FSP applies to recognized intangible assets that are accounted for pursuant to SFAS No. 142. For a recognized intangible asset, an entity will be required to disclose information that enables users of financial statements to assess the extent to which expected future cash flows associated with the asset are affected by the entity's intent and/or ability to renew or extend the arrangement. This FSP is effective for financial statements issued for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2008 and early adoption is prohibited. We are currently evaluating the effects that FSP No. FASB 142-3 may have on our financial statements.

SFAS No. 162 "The Hierarchy of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles"

        In May 2008, the FASB issued Financial Accounting Standards No. 162, "The Hierarchy of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles" ("SFAS 162"). This Statement is effective 60 days following the SEC's approval of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board amendments to AU 411 "The Meaning of Present Fairly in Conformity With Generally Accepted Accounting Principles". Prior to issuance of SFAS No. 162, the GAAP hierarchy, as set forth in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants ("AICPA") Statement on Auditing Standards No. 69 was directed to auditors. SFAS No. 162 directs the GAAP hierarchy to entities who are responsible for selecting accounting principles for financial statements that are presented in conformity with GAAP. SFAS No. 162 identifies the sources of accounting principles and provides entities with a framework for selecting principles used in the preparation of financial statements that are presented in conformity with GAAP. With issuance of SFAS 162, the GAAP hierarchy now resides in the accounting literature established by the FASB.

2. BUSINESS SEGMENTS

        During the first quarter of 2008, MCBC adjusted its operating and reporting structure to reflect a re-alignment of responsibility associated with certain developing beer markets. A summary of our revised operating segments is provided below:

Reportable segments

        The Canada segment was not impacted by this reorganization and remains as described in our previously issued financial statements.

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2. BUSINESS SEGMENTS (Continued)

        Effective, January 1, 2008, Molson and Grupo Modelo, S.A.B. de C.V. established a joint venture Molson Modelo Imports ("MMI"), to import, distribute, and market the Modelo beer brand portfolio across all Canadian provinces and territories. Under the new arrangement, Molson's sales team will be responsible for selling the brands across Canada on behalf of the joint venture. The new alliance will enable Grupo Modelo to effectively leverage the existing resources and capabilities of Molson to achieve greater distribution coverage in the Western provinces of Canada. The MMI joint venture will be accounted for under the equity method.

        Our beer business associated with Mexico, the Caribbean (other than Puerto Rico), and military sales outside the U.S. have been transferred from this operating segment to our non-reportable segment called Global Brands and Market Development ("Global Markets") and Corporate, discussed below. In addition, the results of Coors Global Properties which includes certain intellectual property, trademarks and brands, was re-aligned and is now included in the U.S. segment.

        As discussed in Note 1, "Basis of Presentation and Significant Accounting Policies," effective July 1, 2008, MillerCoors LLC ("MillerCoors") began operations. MCBC's equity investment in MillerCoors will include our former U.S. operating segment results beginning in third quarter of 2008. The results and financial position of our U.S. segment operations were deconsolidated upon contribution to the joint venture, and our interest in MillerCoors will be accounted for and reported by us under the equity method of accounting beginning in the third quarter of 2008.

        Our beer business in Asia markets and exports from the U.K. to continental Europe have been transferred to our non-reportable segment called Global Markets and Corporate, discussed below. As a result, the segment previously carried as "Europe" has been renamed the U.K. The segment includes the results of operations in the U.K. and our royalty arrangements in the Republic of Ireland.

Non-reportable segment and other business activities

        These results represent our unallocated corporate general and administrative costs, net interest costs associated with financing activities, and results of operations associated with certain global markets, including Mexico, the Caribbean (other than Puerto Rico), Asia and exports to continental Europe. The asset levels and results of operations from this non-reportable segment and other business activities are not material enough to merit separate disclosure as a reportable segment.

        No single customer accounted for more than 10% of our sales. Net sales represent sales to third party external customers. Inter-segment revenues are insignificant and eliminated in consolidation. Prior period amounts have been reclassified to conform to the current operating segment structure described above.

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2. BUSINESS SEGMENTS (Continued)

        The following table sets forth net sales by segment:

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended   Twenty-Six Weeks Ended  
 
  June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007   June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007  
 
  (In millions)
  (In millions)
 

Canada(1)

  $ 532.6   $ 534.5   $ 916.2   $ 872.4  

U.S.(1)

    841.8     757.8     1,491.8     1,343.2  

U.K.(1)

    367.1     367.0     677.6     658.7  

Global Markets and Corporate(2)

    15.9     16.9     28.4     30.6  
                   
 

Consolidated

  $ 1,757.4   $ 1,676.2   $ 3,114.0   $ 2,904.9  
                   

(1)
Reportable segment

(2)
Operating segment and other business activities that are not reportable

        The following table sets forth income (loss) from continuing operations before income taxes and minority interests by segment:

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended   Twenty-Six Weeks Ended  
 
  June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007   June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007  

Canada(1)

  $ 153.9   $ 138.8   $ 216.6   $ 180.0  

U.S.(1)

    35.4     98.2     105.3     143.7  

U.K.(1)

    18.4     39.2     14.3     32.3  

Global Markets and Corporate(2)

    (80.1 )   (59.1 )   (162.6 )   (110.6 )
                   
 

Consolidated

  $ 127.6   $ 217.1   $ 173.6   $ 245.4  
                   

(1)
Reportable segment

(2)
Operating segment and other business activities that are not reportable

        The following table sets forth total assets by segment:

 
  As of  
 
  June 29, 2008   December 30, 2007  
 
  (In millions)
 

Canada(1)(2)

  $ 7,145.2   $ 7,378.6  

U.S.(2)

    3,026.1     2,830.6  

U.K.(2)

    2,700.7     2,867.3  

Global Markets and Corporate(3)

    276.7     364.5  

Discontinued operations

    10.4     10.6  
           
 

Total assets

  $ 13,159.1   $ 13,451.6  
           

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3. SHARE-BASED PAYMENTS

        During the twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008, we could have issued the following awards related to Class B common shares to certain directors, officers, and other eligible employees, pursuant to the Molson Coors Brewing Company Incentive Compensation Plan ("MCIP"): restricted stock units ("RSU"), deferred stock units ("DSU"), performance share units ("PSU"), stock options, stock-only stock appreciation rights ("SOSAR"), and limited stock appreciation rights ("LOSAR"). No stock options or LOSARs were granted during the first half of 2008 and 2007. There were no awards granted under the Company's Equity Compensation Plan for Non-Employee Directors and the 1990 Equity Incentive Plan in the twenty-six week period ended June 29, 2008, and we are not expecting to grant any new awards under these plans for the remainder of 2008.

        In the twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008, we granted 0.5 million RSUs, and a small number of DSUs and PSUs with a weighted-average fair market value of $57.49 and $53.44 and $50.37 per award, respectively. In the twenty-six weeks ended July 1, 2007, we granted 0.1 million RSUs, a small number of DSUs and 0.1 million PSUs with a weighted-average fair market value of $45.76 and $46.77 and $43.05 per award, respectively.

        SOSARs are granted with an exercise price equal to the market value of a share of common stock on the date of grant. These SOSARs entitle the award recipient to receive shares of the Company's stock with a fair market value equal to the excess of the trading price over the exercise price of such shares on the date of the exercise. SOSARs have a term of 10 years and generally vest over three years. During the twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008 and July 1, 2007, we granted 0.5 million and 1.0 million SOSARs with a weighted-average fair market value of $14.64 and $13.23 each, respectively. The weighted-average fair market values are determined using the Black-Scholes option-pricing model.

        PSU awards are earned over the estimated expected term to achieve projected financial targets, which were established on March 16, 2006 at the time of the initial grant. As of March 30, 2008, these financial targets were achieved for all PSU awards outstanding. As a result of achieving these financial targets, we recognized the remaining $34.4 million expense before taxes in the first quarter of 2008 associated with the outstanding PSU awards. PSUs are granted at the market value of our stock on the date of the grant.

        As of June 29, 2008 and pursuant to the MCIP, there were 1.8 million shares of our stock available for the issuance of stock options, SOSARs, LOSARs, RSUs, DSUs and PSUs.

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3. SHARE-BASED PAYMENTS (Continued)

        The following table summarizes components of the equity-based compensation recorded as expense:

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended   Twenty-Six Weeks Ended  
 
  June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007   June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007  
 
  (In millions)
  (In millions)
 

Stock options, SOSARs and LOSARs

                         
 

Pre-tax compensation expense

  $ 5.2   $ 6.6   $ 6.8   $ 7.3  
 

Tax benefit

    (1.7 )   (2.1 )   (2.1 )   (2.3 )
                   
 

After-tax compensation expense

  $ 3.5   $ 4.5   $ 4.7   $ 5.0  
                   

RSUs and DSUs

                         
 

Pre-tax compensation expense

  $ 3.1   $ 2.0   $ 5.7   $ 3.7  
 

Tax benefit

    (1.0 )   (0.6 )   (1.8 )   (1.1 )
                   
 

After-tax compensation expense

  $ 2.1   $ 1.4   $ 3.9   $ 2.6  
                   

PSUs

                         
 

Pre-tax compensation expense

  $   $ 4.6   $ 34.4   $ 8.9  
 

Tax benefit

        (1.4 )   (10.0 )   (2.6 )
                   
 

After-tax compensation expense

  $   $ 3.2   $ 24.4   $ 6.3  
                   
 

Total after-tax compensation expense

  $ 5.6   $ 9.1   $ 33.0   $ 13.9  
                   

        As of June 29, 2008, there was $41.3 million of unrecognized compensation expense related to non-vested shares from share-based compensation arrangements granted under the plans. This compensation is expected to be recognized over a weighted-average period of approximately 1.6 years. During the twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008, cash received from stock option exercises was $45.9 million and the total tax benefit to be realized for the tax deductions from these option exercises was $9.8 million. The total intrinsic value of stock options exercised during the twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008 and July 1, 2007 were $29.3 million and $58.1 million, respectively.

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3. SHARE-BASED PAYMENTS (Continued)

        The following table represents the summary of stock options and SOSARs outstanding at June 29, 2008, and the activity during the first twenty-six weeks of 2008:

 
  Outstanding
options
  Weighted-average
exercise price
per share
  Weighted-
average
remaining
contractual life
(years)
  Aggregate
intrinsic value
 
 
  (In millions, except for per share amounts and years)
 

Outstanding as of December 30, 2007

    9.7   $ 33.70         $ 177.8  
 

Granted

    0.5   $ 57.76              
 

Exercised

    (1.4 ) $ 47.35              
 

Forfeited

      $ 39.78              
                         

Outstanding as of June 29, 2008

    8.8   $ 35.30     5.49   $ 165.0  
                         

Excercisable at June 29, 2008

   
7.6
 
$

33.51
   
4.97
 
$

157.2
 
                         

        The fair values of each SOSAR granted in the first half of 2008 and 2007 were determined on the date of grant using the Black-Scholes option-pricing model with the following weighted-average assumptions:

 
  For both the Thirteen and
Twenty-Six Weeks Ended
 
 
  June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007  

Risk-free interest rate

    2.85%     4.46%  

Dividend yield

    1.39%     1.40%  

Volatility range

    25.3% - 25.5%     21.8% - 26.8%  

Weighted-average volatility

    25.39%     25.30%  

Expected term (years)

    3.5 - 7.0     3.5 - 7.0  

        The following table represents non-vested restricted stock units, deferred stock units and performance shares at June 29, 2008, and the activity during the twenty-six weeks of 2008:

 
  Shares   Weighted-average
grant date fair value
per share
 
 
  (In millions, except
per share amounts)

 

Non-vested as of December 30, 2007

    2.7   $ 35.98  
 

Granted

    0.5   $ 57.17  
 

Vested

    (2.4 ) $ 35.49  
 

Forfeited

    0.2   $ 35.83  
             

Non-vested as of June 29, 2008

    1.0   $ 47.59  
             

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3. SHARE-BASED PAYMENTS (Continued)

        Total fair values of RSUs and DSUs that vested during the twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008, were $138 million.

4. SPECIAL ITEMS, NET

        We have incurred charges or gains that are not indicative of our normal, recurring operations. As such, we have separately classified these costs as special operating items.

Summary of Special Items

        The table below summarizes special items recorded in the first quarters of 2008 and 2007, by program:

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended   Twenty-Six Weeks Ended  
 
  June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007   June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007  
 
  (In millions)
 

Canada—Restructuring and related costs associated with the Edmonton brewery closure and other outsourcing activities

  $ 0.5   $   $ 1.9   $ 4.1  

Canada—Impairment of Foster's distribution right intangible asset

        24.1         24.1  

U.S.—Costs associated with the MillerCoors joint venture

    21.7         37.9      

U.S.—Impairment of Molson brands intangible asset

    50.6         50.6      

U.S.—Impairments of fixed assets

    2.6         2.6      

U.S.—Loss (gain) on sale of distribution businesses

    2.4           (21.8 )      

U.K.—Restructuring charge

    3.1     1.3     4.7     5.4  

U.K.— Other, including certain exit costs

            0.5      

Global Markets and Corporate—Costs associated with the MillerCoors joint venture

    11.7         17.2      

Global Markets and Corporate—Transitional costs associated with outsourcing agreement

    11.3         17.6      
                   
 

Total special items

  $ 103.9   $ 25.4   $ 111.2   $ 33.6  
                   

Canada Segment

        During the second quarter of 2008, the Canada segment recognized $0.2 million of restructuring costs associated with employee terminations associated with a company-wide effort to increase efficiency in certain finance, information technology and human resource activities by outsourcing portions of those functions. The Canada segment also recognized $0.3 million of costs associated with maintaining and preparing the closed Edmonton brewery for sale, expected to be completed later in 2008. During the first six months of 2007, we recognized an impairment of $24.1 million associated with our Foster's distribution rights intangible asset, which resulted from the loss of that partner agreement.

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We also recognized $4.1 million in the first six months of 2007 for severance and other related costs as part of a restructuring program that focused on labor savings across production and sales and general and administrative functions.

        The following summarizes the activity in the Canada segment restructuring accruals:

 
  Severance and other
employee-related costs
 
 
  (In millions)
 

Balance at December 30, 2007

  $ 4.2  
 

Charges incurred

    0.4  
 

Payments made

    (3.0 )
 

Foreign currency and other adjustments

    (0.1 )
       

Balance at June 29, 2008

  $ 1.5  
       

U.S. Segment

        During the second quarter of 2008, the U.S. segment recognized an impairment of an intangible asset of $50.6 million associated with Molson brands sold in the U.S. See Note 9 "Goodwill and Other Intangibles" for further discussion. The U.S. also recognized $21.7 million of costs associated specifically with the MillerCoors transaction, $17.0 million of which were related to employee retention costs, and $4.7 million of which were related to integration planning. Also in the second quarter, impairment charges related to fixed assets at the Golden brewery of $2.6 million were recorded, and a loss of $2.4 million was recorded related to the sale of our Glenwood Springs, Colorado distributorship. During the first quarter of 2008, we sold our Boise, Idaho beer distributorship for $25.2 million resulting in a gain of $24.2 million.

        The following summarizes the activity in the U.S. segment restructuring accruals:

 
  Severance and other
employee-related costs
 
 
  (In millions)
 

Balance at December 30, 2007

  $ 2.6  
 

Charges incurred

    (0.1 )
 

Payments made

    (2.5 )
       

Balance at June 29, 2008

  $  
       

U.K. Segment

        The U.K. segment recognized $3.1 million and $1.3 million of restructuring costs, primarily employee termination costs, in the second quarters of 2008 and 2007, respectively. These employee costs were associated with supply chain and back-office restructuring efforts in the U.K. Costs incurred for the six month periods in each of 2008 and 2007 were associated with the similar cost-saving restructuring efforts.

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4. SPECIAL ITEMS, NET (Continued)

        The following summarizes the activity in the U.K. segment restructuring accruals:

 
  Severance and other
employee-related costs
 
 
  (In millions)
 

Balance at December 30, 2007

  $ 2.5  
 

Charges incurred

    4.7  
 

Payments made

    (3.8 )
 

Foreign currency and other adjustments

     
       

Balance at June 29, 2008

  $ 3.4  
       

Global Markets and Corporate

        During the second quarter of 2008, Global Markets and Corporate recognized $11.7 million of costs associated with the MillerCoors joint venture, consisting primarily of outside professional services related to the planning and integration efforts involved in the start-up of MillerCoors. Year to date costs in 2008 associated with these efforts total $17.2 million. Additionally, in January 2008 we signed a contract with a third-party service provider to outsource a significant portion of our general and administrative back office functions in all of our operating segments and in our corporate office. This outsourcing initiative is a key component of our Resources for Growth cost reduction program. During the second quarter we incurred $11.3 million of external transition costs associated with this outsourcing initiative, and $17.6 million year to date. We expect to incur additional costs throughout the remainder of 2008. The Global Markets and Corporate segment recognized no special items in the second quarter or first half of 2007.

5. OTHER INCOME (EXPENSE), NET

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended   Twenty-Six Weeks Ended  
 
  June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007   June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007  
 
  (In millions)
 

(Losses) gains on disposals of non-operating long-lived assets

  $   $ (0.1 ) $ 1.9   $ 0.1  

Gain on sale of House of Blues Canada equity investment

        16.7         16.7  

Equity in (losses) income of unconsolidated affiliates, net

    (2.3 )   (1.9 )   1.2     (1.0 )

(Losses) gains from foreign exchange and derivatives

    (1.9 )   0.3     (2.8 )   0.3  

Losses on non-operating leases, net

    (0.3 )   (0.4 )   (0.9 )   (1.2 )

Other, net

    (1.5 )   0.4     (0.8 )   1.3  
                   

Other (expense) income, net

  $ (6.0 ) $ 15.0   $ (1.4 ) $ 16.2  
                   

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6. DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS

        In 2006, we sold our equity interest in the entity that comprised our previously-reported Brazil operating segment, Cervejarias Kaiser Brasil S.A. ("Kaiser") to FEMSA Cerveza S.A. de C.V. ("FEMSA"). As discussed in Note 12, we indemnified FEMSA with respect to certain tax contingencies and other liabilities. We have reflected the results of operations, financial position, and cash flows for the former Brazil segment in our financial statements as discontinued operations.

        We recognized a loss from discontinued operations of $12.4 million and a gain of $0.6 million in the second quarters of 2008 and in 2007, respectively, and we recognized losses from discontinued operations of $21.4 million and $14.2 million in the first half of 2008 and in 2007, respectively. The losses and gain for the periods presented were associated with changes in estimates of the carrying value of the indemnity related liabilities, foreign exchange gains and losses and accretion expense related to indemnities we provided to FEMSA with regard to contingent tax and other liabilities, which are discussed further in Note 12.

7. INCOME TAXES

        Our effective tax rate for the second quarter of 2008 was approximately 23%. We anticipate that our 2008 full year effective tax rate will be in the range of 20% to 24%. This range has increased from first quarter due to revised expectations on the timing of closing or settling of certain tax years.

        Our tax rate is volatile and may fluctuate with changes in, among other things, the amount and source of income or loss, our ability to utilize foreign tax credits, changes in tax laws, and the movement of liabilities established pursuant to FIN 48 for uncertain tax positions as statutes of limitations expire or positions are otherwise effectively settled. We note that there are pending tax law changes in the U.S., U.K. and Canada that, if enacted, may impact our effective tax rate. The formation of MillerCoors could also impact our effective tax rate.

        As of December 31, 2007, we had $286.2 million of unrecognized tax benefits. Since December 31, 2007, unrecognized tax benefits decreased by $18.4 million. This reduction is net of increases due to additional unrecognized tax benefits and interest accrued for the current year and decreases primarily due to fluctuation in foreign exchange rates, certain tax years closing or being effectively settled, and payments made to tax authorities with regard to unrecognized tax benefits during the first and second quarters of 2008. This results in total unrecognized tax benefits of $267.8 million as of June 29, 2008. During 2008, the Company expects to recognize approximately $25 to $35 million of income tax benefit due to a reduction in unrecognized tax benefits. The majority of this benefit is due to accrued interest and penalties that the Company expects to effectively settle during 2008. This range has decreased from prior guidance due to revised expectations on the timing of closing or settling of certain tax years.

        We file income tax returns in most of the federal, state, and provincial jurisdictions in the U.S., U.K., Canada and the Netherlands. Tax years through 2004 are closed or have been effectively settled through examination in the U.S. The Internal Revenue Service has commenced examination of the 2005 and 2006 tax years, and we expect the examination to conclude in 2009. In addition, we have entered into the Compliance Assurance Process program whereby the Internal Revenue Service will be examining certain 2007 and 2008 transactions in the current year. Tax years through 2003 are closed or have been effectively settled through examination in Canada. We are currently under examination for tax year 2004 in Canada and expect the examination to close during 2008. Tax years through 2005 are

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closed or have been effectively settled through examination in the U.K. Tax years through 2006 are closed or have been effectively settled through examination in the Netherlands.

8. EARNINGS PER SHARE ("EPS")

        Basic net income per common share was computed using the weighted average number of shares of common stock outstanding during the period. All share and per share amounts for prior periods were adjusted to reflect the two for one stock split issued in the form of a dividend effective October 3, 2007. Diluted net income per share includes the additional dilutive effect of our potentially dilutive securities, which include stock options, LOSARs, SOSARs, RSUs, PSUs and DSUs, calculated using the treasury stock method. For the thirteen weeks ended June 29, 2008, diluted net income per share was impacted by our convertible debt and related warrants outstanding as they were in the money.

        The following summarizes the effect of dilutive securities on diluted EPS:

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended   Twenty-Six Weeks Ended  
 
  June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007   June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007  
 
  (In millions)
 

Income from continuing operations

  $ 93.3   $ 184.3   $ 139.4   $ 203.6  

(Loss) gain from discontinued operations, net of tax

    (12.4 )   0.6     (21.4 )   (14.2 )
                   

Net income

  $ 80.9   $ 184.9   $ 118.0   $ 189.4  
                   

Weighted average shares for basic EPS

    182.4     178.9     181.7     177.5  

Effect of dilutive securities:

                         
 

Stock options, LOSARs and SOSARs

    2.2     2.1     2.1     2.3  
 

RSUs, PSUs and DSUs

    1.2     0.2     1.2     0.3  
 

Convertible debt conversion

    0.2              
                   

Weighted average shares for diluted EPS

    186.0     181.2     185.0     180.1  
                   

Basic income (loss) per share:

                         
 

From continuing operations

  $ 0.51   $ 1.03   $ 0.77   $ 1.15  
 

From discontinued operations

    (0.07 )       (0.12 )   (0.08 )
                   

Basic net income per share

  $ 0.44   $ 1.03   $ 0.65   $ 1.07  
                   

Diluted income (loss) per share:

                         
 

From continuing operations

  $ 0.50   $ 1.02   $ 0.75   $ 1.13  
 

From discontinued operations

    (0.07 )       (0.12 )   (0.08 )
                   

Diluted net income per share

  $ 0.43   $ 1.02   $ 0.63   $ 1.05  
                   

Dividends per share

  $ 0.20   $ 0.16   $ 0.36   $ 0.32  
                   

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8. EARNINGS PER SHARE ("EPS") (Continued)

        The following anti-dilutive securities were excluded from the computation of the effect of dilutive securities on earnings per share for the following periods:

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended   Twenty-Six Weeks Ended  
 
  June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007   June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007  
 
  (In millions)
 

Stock options, SOSARs and RSUs(1)

    0.1     0.1     0.2      

PSUs—2.1 million outstanding at July 1, 2007(2)

        2.1         2.1  

Shares issuable upon assumed conversion of the 2.5% Convertible Senior Notes to issue Class B common shares, 10.5 million at June 29, 2008(3)

    10.3     2.0     10.5     1.0  

Warrants to issue Class B common shares, 10.5 million at June 29, 2008(3)

    10.5     2.0     10.5     1.0  
                   

    20.9     6.2     21.2     4.1  
                   

(1)
Exercise prices exceed the average market price of the common shares or are anti-dilutive due to the impact of the unrecognized compensation cost on the calculation of assumed proceeds in the application of the treasury stock method.

(2)
All necessary conditions required to be satisfied were not met during 2007.

(3)
We issued $575 million of senior convertible notes in June 2007. The impact of a net share settlement of the conversion amount at maturity will begin to dilute earnings per share when our stock price reaches $54.76. The impact of stock that could be issued to settle share obligations we could have under the warrants we issued simultaneously with the convertible notes issuance will begin to dilute earning per share when our stock price reaches $70.09. The potential receipt of MCBC stock from counterparties under our purchased call options when and if our stock price is between $54.76 and $70.09 would be anti-dilutive and excluded from any calculations of earnings per share.

9. GOODWILL AND OTHER INTANGIBLES

        The following summarizes the change in goodwill for the twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008 (in millions):

Balance at December 30, 2007

  $ 3,346.5  
 

Transfer from goodwill to intangible assets

    (1.4 )
 

Foreign currency translation

    (63.6 )
       

Balance at June 29, 2008

  $ 3,281.5  
       

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9. GOODWILL AND OTHER INTANGIBLES (Continued)

        The following summarizes goodwill allocated between our reportable segments as follows:

 
  As of  
 
  June 29, 2008   December 30, 2007  
 
  (In millions)
 

Canada

  $ 1,003.8   $ 1,066.5  

United States

    1,346.9     1,347.0  

United Kingdom

    930.8     933.0  
           
 

Consolidated

  $ 3,281.5   $ 3,346.5  
           

        The following table presents details of our intangible assets, other than goodwill, as of June 29, 2008:

 
  Useful life   Gross   Accumulated
amortization
  Net  
 
  (Years)
  (In millions)
 

Intangible assets subject to amortization:

                         
 

Brands

    3 - 35   $ 314.9   $ (129.8 ) $ 185.1  
 

Distribution rights

    2 - 23     354.0     (171.8 )   182.2  
 

Patents and technology and distribution channels

    3 - 10     35.4     (22.4 )   13.0  
 

Other

    5 - 34     11.7     (5.5 )   6.2  

Intangible assets not subject to amortization:

                         
 

Brands

    Indefinite     3,420.5         3,420.5  
 

Distribution networks

    Indefinite     1,000.8         1,000.8  
 

Other

    Indefinite     26.9         26.9  
                     

Total

        $ 5,164.2   $ (329.5 ) $ 4,834.7  
                     

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        The following table presents details of our intangible assets, other than goodwill, as of December 30, 2007:

 
  Useful life   Gross   Accumulated
amortization
  Net  
 
  (Years)
  (In millions)
 

Intangible assets subject to amortization:

                         
 

Brands

    3 - 35   $ 320.3   $ (121.2 ) $ 199.1  
 

Distribution rights

    2 - 23     363.4     (164.9 )   198.5  
 

Patents and technology and distribution channels

    3 - 10     35.4     (20.7 )   14.7  
 

Other

    5 - 34     11.7     (5.3 )   6.4  

Intangible assets not subject to amortization:

                         
 

Brands

    Indefinite     3,561.1         3,561.1  
 

Distribution networks

    Indefinite     1,030.5         1,030.5  
 

Other

    Indefinite     29.1         29.1  
                     

Total

        $ 5,351.5   $ (312.1 ) $ 5,039.4  
                     

        The incremental change in the gross carrying amounts of intangibles from December 30, 2007 to June 29, 2008, is due to the impact of foreign exchange rates, as a significant amount of intangibles are denominated in foreign currencies, and an impairment discussed in the following paragraphs.

        During the second quarter of 2008, we recognized an impairment charge of $50.6 million associated with a Molson brands intangible asset, an asset which represented the value of the Molson brands sold in the U.S. only. This intangible asset was not subject to amortization. While our accounting policy calls for annual testing of indefinite-lived intangible assets in the third quarter of each year, we noted unfavorable operating results and a change in management's strategic initiatives associated with these brands, and as a result tested the intangible for impairment in the second quarter of 2008.

        The Molson U.S. brands intangible asset was created at the time of the Merger between Coors and Molson in 2005. Molson brands which are marketed and sold in the U.S. by CBC have been declining in recent years. In addition, increases in packaging and freight costs on imported products combined with continued volume declines have significantly impacted the overall profitability of the Molson brands in the U.S. While management continues to believe that the Molson brands play an important role in the U.S. brand portfolio and will continue to be actively marketed by MillerCoors, it was determined that the value of the intangible brand asset has been impaired. This conclusion was based upon discounted cash flow analyses of the brands, using an excess earnings approach, which indicated that the fair value of Molson U.S. brands were less than their carrying value. The Company therefore recognized a $50.6 million non-cash charge to write-off the carrying value of the Molson brands sold in the U.S.

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9. GOODWILL AND OTHER INTANGIBLES (Continued)

        Based on foreign exchange rates as of June 29, 2008, the estimated future amortization expense of finite-lived intangible assets is as follows for the next five years:

 
  Amount  
 
  (In millions)
 

2008—remaining

  $ 23.1  

2009

  $ 46.2  

2010

  $ 46.2  

2011

  $ 44.8  

2012

  $ 32.3  

        Amortization expense of intangible assets was $11.5 million and $23.0 million for the thirteen and twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008 and $15.1 million and $30.0 million for the thirteen and twenty-six weeks ended July 1, 2007, respectively.

10. DEBT AND OTHER CREDIT ARRANGMENTS

        On February 7, 2008, we announced a tender for repurchase of any and all principal amount of our remaining $225 million of 6.375% Senior Notes due 2012, with the tender period running through February 14, 2008. The amount actually repurchased was $180.4 million with $45.7 million outstanding as of June 29, 2008. The net costs of $12.4 million related to this extinguishment of debt and termination of related interest rate swaps was recorded in the first quarter of 2008. The net debt extinguishment costs comprised a $21.4 million payment to settle the notes at fair value given interest rates at the time of extinguishment, a $1.7 million write-off of the proportionate amount of unamortized discount, issuance fees and transaction costs, offset by a $10.7 million gain from the termination of the interest rate swap associated with the extinguished debt. The debt extinguishment was funded by existing cash resources.

11. EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT AND POST-EMPLOYMENT PLANS

        We offer defined benefit retirement plans in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom that cover substantially all of our employees. Additionally, we offer other postretirement benefits to the

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majority of our Canadian and U.S. employees. The net periodic pension costs under retirement plans and other postretirement benefits were as follows:

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended June 29, 2008  
 
  Canada
plans
  U.S.
plans
  U.K.
plans
  Consolidated  
 
  (In millions)
 

Defined Benefit Plans

                         
 

Service cost

  $ 8.3   $ 4.2   $ 7.0   $ 19.5  
 

Interest cost

    24.4     15.0     33.8     73.2  
 

Expected return on plan assets

    (31.1 )   (17.6 )   (39.7 )   (88.4 )
 

Administrative Expenses

    0.6     0.3     1.3     2.2  
 

Amortization of prior service cost (benefit)

    0.4     (0.1 )   (0.5 )   (0.2 )
 

Amortization of net actuarial loss

        2.0     0.3     2.3  
 

Less expected participant contributions

    (0.7 )       (1.2 )   (1.9 )
                   
 

Net periodic pension cost

  $ 1.9   $ 3.8   $ 1.0   $ 6.7  
                   

Other Postretirement Benefits

                         
 

Service cost—benefits earned during the period

  $ 2.4   $ 0.6   $   $ 3.0  
 

Interest cost on projected benefit obligation

    4.1     2.4         6.5  
 

Amortization of prior service cost

        0.1         0.1  
 

Amortization of net actuarial loss

    0.1     1.0         1.1  
                   
 

Net periodic postretirement benefit cost

  $ 6.6   $ 4.1   $   $ 10.7  
                   

 

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended July 1, 2007  
 
  Canada
plans
  U.S.
plans
  U.K.
plans
  Consolidated  
 
  (In millions)
 

Defined Benefit Plans

                         
 

Service cost

  $ 8.3   $ 4.3   $ 10.1   $ 22.7  
 

Interest cost

    21.5     14.3     28.4     64.2  
 

Expected return on plan assets

    (27.1 )   (17.4 )   (40.3 )   (84.8 )
 

Amortization of prior service cost (benefit)

    0.4         (1.6 )   (1.2 )
 

Amortization of net actuarial loss

        3.5     1.3     4.8  
 

Less expected participant contributions

    (0.9 )       (2.6 )   (3.5 )
                   
 

Net periodic pension cost (benefit)

  $ 2.2   $ 4.7   $ (4.7 ) $ 2.2  
                   

Other Postretirement Benefits

                         
 

Service cost—benefits earned during the period

  $ 2.3   $ 0.7   $   $ 3.0  
 

Interest cost on projected benefit obligation

    3.5     1.9         5.4  
 

Amortization of prior service cost

        0.1         0.1  
 

Amortization of net actuarial loss

    0.4     0.8         1.2  
                   
 

Net periodic postretirement benefit cost

  $ 6.2   $ 3.5   $   $ 9.7  
                   

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  Twenty-Six Weeks Ended June 29, 2008  
 
  Canada
plans
  U.S.
plans
  U.K.
plans
  Consolidated  
 
  (In millions)
 

Defined Benefit Plans

                         
 

Service cost

  $ 16.7   $ 8.3   $ 14.1   $ 39.1  
 

Interest cost

    48.9     29.9     67.7     146.5  
 

Expected return on plan assets

    (62.4 )   (35.1 )   (79.5 )   (177.0 )
 

Administrative expenses

    1.3     0.6     2.5     4.4  
 

Amortization of prior service cost (benefit)

    0.8     (0.2 )   (1.0 )   (0.4 )
 

Amortization of net actuarial loss

        4.1     0.5     4.6  
 

Less expected participant contributions

    (1.4 )       (2.3 )   (3.7 )
                   
 

Net periodic pension cost (benefit)

  $ 3.9   $ 7.6   $ 2.0   $ 13.5  
                   

Other Postretirement Benefits

                         
 

Service cost—benefits earned during the period

  $ 4.9   $ 1.2   $   $ 6.1  
 

Interest cost on projected benefit obligation

    8.1     4.7         12.8  
 

Amortization of prior service cost

        0.2         0.2  
 

Amortization of net actuarial loss

    0.3     2.1         2.4  
                   
 

Net periodic postretirement benefit cost

  $ 13.3   $ 8.2   $   $ 21.5  
                   

 

 
  Twenty-Six Weeks Ended July 1, 2007  
 
  Canada
plans
  U.S.
plans
  U.K.
plans
  Consolidated  
 
  (In millions)
 

Defined Benefit Plans

                         
 

Service cost

  $ 16.1   $ 8.7   $ 20.0   $ 44.8  
 

Interest cost

    41.8     28.7     56.3     126.8  
 

Expected return on plan assets

    (52.5 )   (35.0 )   (79.9 )   (167.4 )
 

Amortization of prior service cost (benefit)

    0.7         (3.2 )   (2.5 )
 

Amortization of net actuarial loss

        6.9     2.6     9.5  
 

Less expected participant contributions

    (1.8 )       (5.2 )   (7.0 )
                   
 

Net periodic pension cost (benefit)

  $ 4.3   $ 9.3   $ (9.4 ) $ 4.2  
                   

Other Postretirement Benefits

                         
 

Service cost—benefits earned during the period

  $ 4.5   $ 1.3   $   $ 5.8  
 

Interest cost on projected benefit obligation

    6.8     4.0         10.8  
 

Amortization of prior service cost

        0.1         0.1  
 

Amortization of net actuarial loss

    0.7     1.7         2.4  
                   
 

Net periodic postretirement benefit cost

  $ 12.0   $ 7.1   $   $ 19.1  
                   

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        During the second quarter of 2008, employer contributions paid to the defined benefit plans were $28.6 million, $0.4 million, and $7.3 million for Canada, U.S. and U.K. plans, respectively. Contributions paid to the defined benefit plans for the first half of 2008 were $53.5 million, $0.5 million, and $13.7 million for Canada, U.S. and U.K. plans, respectively. Expected total fiscal year 2008 employer contributions to Canada, U.S. and U.K. defined benefits plans are approximately $157.7 million.

12. CONTINGENCIES

Kaiser and Other Indemnity Obligations

        As discussed in Note 5, we sold our entire equity interest in Kaiser during 2006 to FEMSA. The terms of the sale agreement require us to indemnify FEMSA for certain exposures related to tax, civil and labor contingencies arising prior to FEMSA's purchase of Kaiser. First, we provided a full indemnity for any losses Kaiser may incur with respect to tax claims associated with certain previously utilized purchased tax credits. The maximum potential claims amount in this regard, including estimated accumulated legal penalties and interest, was $439 million as of June 29, 2008. Our estimate of the fair value of the indemnity liability associated with the purchased tax credits recorded as of June 29, 2008 was $129.3 million, $5.4 million of which was classified as a current liability and $123.9 million of which was classified as non-current. Our fair value estimates consider a number of scenarios for the ultimate resolution of these issues, the probabilities of which are influenced not only by legal developments in Brazil but also by management's intentions with regard to various alternatives that could present themselves leading to the ultimate resolution of these issues. Our indemnity obligations related to previously purchased tax credits increased by $12.5 million during the first half of 2008, primarily due to foreign currency transaction adjustments. The liabilities are also impacted by changes in estimates regarding amounts that could be paid, the timing of such payments and adjustments to the probabilities assigned to various scenarios.

        We also provided indemnity related to all other tax, civil and labor contingencies existing as of the date of sale. In this regard, however, FEMSA assumed their full share of all of these contingent liabilities that had been previously recorded or disclosed by us prior to the sale on January 13, 2006. However, we may have to provide indemnity to FEMSA if those contingencies settle at amounts greater than those amounts previously recorded or disclosed by us. We will be able to offset any indemnity exposures in these circumstances with amounts that settle favorably to amounts previously recorded. Our exposure related to these indemnity claims is capped at the amount of the sales price of our 68% equity interest of Kaiser, which was $68 million. As a result of these contract provisions, our fair value estimates include not only probability-weighted potential cash outflows associated with indemnity provisions, but also probability-weighted cash inflows that could result from favorable settlements resulting from negotiation or settlement programs that might arise from the federal or state governments in Brazil. The recorded fair value of the total tax, civil and labor indemnity liability was $42.5 million as of June 29, 2008, $28.3 million of which is classified as a current liability and $14.2 million of which is classified as non-current. The table below presents the change in all other tax, civil and labor contingencies for first half of 2008.

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        Future settlement procedures and related negotiation activities associated with these contingencies are largely outside of our control and will be handled by FEMSA. Indemnity obligations related to purchased tax credits must be paid by us upon notification of FEMSA's settlement with local jurisdictions. Due to the uncertainty involved with the ultimate outcome and timing of these contingencies, significant adjustments to the carrying values of the indemnity obligations have resulted in the past and could result in the future. These liabilities are denominated in Brazilian reals and have been stated at present value and will, therefore, be subject in the future to foreign exchange gains or losses and to accretion cost, both of which will be recognized in the discontinued operations section of the statement of operations.

        Molson Canada owns a 19.9% common ownership interest in the Montréal Canadiens professional hockey club (the "Club"), as well as Board representation on the Club and related entities. The shareholders of the Club (the majority owner and Molson Canada) and the National Hockey League ("NHL") are parties to a consent agreement, which requires the purchaser and Molson to abide by funding requirements included in the terms of the shareholders' agreement. In addition, Molson Canada continues to be a guarantor of the majority owner's obligations under a land lease. We have evaluated our risk exposure related to these financial guarantees and recorded $10.7 million for the fair values of these indemnities accordingly.

        The table below provides a summary of indemnity obligations measured at fair value using significant unobservable inputs (see Note 1) from December 30, 2007, through June 29, 2008:

 
  Indemnity Obligations  
 
  Kaiser
purchased tax
credits
indemnity
reserve
  Kaiser tax,
civil and labor
indemnity
reserve
  Indemnities
associated with
Montréal
Canadiens
  Total
indemnity
reserves
 
 
  (In millions)
 

Balance at December 30, 2007

  $ 116.8   $ 38.2   $ 11.0   $ 166.0  
 

Gains included in earnings(1)

    (1.0 )   (0.1 )       (1.1 )
 

Foreign exchange transaction loss included in earnings(1)

    17.1     5.4         22.5  
 

Foreign exchange translation gain included in other comprehensive income

    (3.6 )   (1.0 )   (0.3 )   (4.9 )
                   

Balance at June 29, 2008

  $ 129.3   $ 42.5   $ 10.7   $ 182.5  
                   

(1)
All (gains) and losses included in earnings are unrealized and were associated with amounts that were carried on the balance sheet at the beginning and the end of the quarter.

        Current liabilities associated with discontinued operations also include current tax liabilities of $7.3 million. Included in current and non-current assets associated with discontinued operations on the

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balance sheet are $6.2 million and $4.2 million, respectively, of deferred tax assets associated with the indemnity liabilities.

Litigation and Other Disputes

        Beginning in May 2005, several purported shareholder class actions were filed in the United States and Canada, including federal courts in Delaware and Colorado and provincial courts in Ontario and Quebec, alleging, among other things, that the Company and its affiliated entities, including Molson Inc., and certain officers and directors misled stockholders in connection with the Merger. The Colorado case was transferred to Delaware and consolidated with those cases. The Quebec Superior Court heard arguments in October 2007 regarding the plaintiffs' motion to authorize a class in that case. We opposed the motion.

        During the first quarter of 2008, the Company agreed in principle with counsel for plaintiffs in all pending securities cases in Delaware, Quebec, and Ontario to settle all such claims on a worldwide basis. Pursuant to the settlement, the Company would pay, except one case discussed below, a total of $6.0 million in settlement, which amounts would be paid by the Company's insurance carrier. The settlement agreement is awaiting approval in the various courts in which the cases are pending. This agreement in principle did not settle one remaining case in Delaware. That case seeks to recover on behalf of certain Molson Coors employees who invested in Company securities around the same time through two employee retirement savings plans. The complaint in that case essentially relies on the same allegations as the other shareholder lawsuits. Early in the third quarter of 2008, the Company agreed in principle to settle the case for $0.2 million, an amount that would be paid by the Company's insurance carrier. The settlement agreement is in the process of being formalized.

        We are involved in other disputes and legal actions arising in the ordinary course of our business. While it is not feasible to predict or determine the outcome of these proceedings, in our opinion, based on a review with legal counsel, none of these disputes and legal actions is expected to have a material impact on our consolidated financial position, results of operations or cash flows. However, litigation is subject to inherent uncertainties, and an adverse result in these or other matters, for example, including the above-described advertising practices case, may arise from time to time that may harm our business.

Environmental

        When we determine that it is probable that a liability for environmental matters or other legal actions exists and the amount of the loss is reasonably estimable, an estimate of the future costs are recorded as a liability in the financial statements. Costs that extend the life, increase the capacity or improve the safety or efficiency of Company-owned assets or are incurred to mitigate or prevent future environmental contamination may be capitalized. Other environmental costs are expensed when incurred.

        From time to time, we have been notified that we are or may be a potentially responsible party (PRP) under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act or similar state laws for the cleanup of other sites where hazardous substances have allegedly been released into the environment. We cannot predict with certainty the total costs of cleanup, our share of the total

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cost, the extent to which contributions will be available from other parties, the amount of time necessary to complete the cleanups or insurance coverage.

        We are one of a number of entities named by the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") as a PRP at the Lowry Superfund site. This landfill is owned by the City and County of Denver ("Denver") and is managed by Waste Management of Colorado, Inc. ("Waste Management"). In 1990, we recorded a pretax charge of $30 million, a portion of which was put into a trust in 1993 as part of a settlement with Denver and Waste Management regarding the then-outstanding litigation. Our settlement was based on an assumed remediation cost of $120 million (in 1992 adjusted dollars). We are obligated to pay a portion of future costs, if any, in excess of that amount.

        Waste Management provides us with updated annual cost estimates through 2032. We reviewed these cost estimates in the assessment of our accrual related to this issue. We use certain assumptions that differ from Waste Management's estimates to assess our expected liability. Our expected liability (based on the $120 million threshold being met) is based on our best estimates available.

        The assumptions used are as follows:

        Based on these assumptions, the present value and gross amount of the costs at June 29, 2008, are approximately $2.3 million and $3.8 million, respectively. Accordingly, we believe that the existing liability is adequate as of June 29, 2008. We did not assume any future recoveries from insurance companies in the estimate of our liability, and none are expected.

        Considering the estimates extend through the year 2032 and the related uncertainties at the site, including what additional remedial actions may be required by the EPA, new technologies and what costs are included in the determination of when the $120 million threshold is reached the estimate of our liability may change as further facts develop. We cannot predict the amount of any such change, but additional accruals in the future are possible.

        We are aware of groundwater contamination at some of our properties in Colorado resulting from historical, ongoing or nearby activities. There may also be other contamination of which we are currently unaware.

        In October 2006 we were notified by the EPA that we are a PRP, along with approximately 60 other parties, at the Cooper Drum site in southern California. Certain of Molson's former non-beer business operations, which were discontinued and sold in the mid-1990s prior to the Merger, were involved at this site. We responded to the EPA with information regarding our past involvement with the site. We are not yet able to estimate any potential liability associated with this site.

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        While we cannot predict the eventual aggregate cost for environmental and related matters in which we are currently involved, we believe that any payments, if required, for these matters would be made over a period of time in amounts that would not be material in any one year to our operating results, cash flows or our financial or competitive position. We believe adequate reserves have been provided for losses that are probable and estimable.

13. OTHER COMPREHENSIVE (LOSS) INCOME

        The following summarizes the components of other comprehensive (loss) income:

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended   Twenty-Six Weeks Ended  
 
  June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007   June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007  
 
  (In millions)
 

Net income

  $ 80.9   $ 184.9   $ 118.0   $ 189.4  
                   

Other comprehensive income (loss):

                         
 

Foreign currency translation adjustments, net of tax

    54.4     378.7     (145.3 )   433.9  
 

Currency effect on pension liability, net of tax

    (0.7 )   (6.5 )   1.8     (7.5 )
 

Amortization of net prior service costs and net actuarial losses, net of tax

    2.7     3.6     4.9     6.0  
 

Unrealized gain on derivative instruments, net of tax

    (12.1 )   (3.7 )   17.5     7.6  
 

Reclassification adjustment—derivative instruments, net of tax

    (1.7 )   (0.8 )   (0.9 )   (2.2 )
                   
 

Total other comprehensive income (loss)

    42.6     371.3     (122.0 )   437.8  
                   

Comprehensive income (loss)

  $ 123.5   $ 556.2   $ (4.0 ) $ 627.2  
                   

14. SUPPLEMENTAL GUARANTOR INFORMATION

        MCBC ("Parent Guarantor and 2007 Issuer") issued $575.0 million of 2.5% Convertible Senior Notes due July 30, 2013, in a registered offering on June 15, 2007. The convertible notes are guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by CBC ("2002 Issuer"), Molson Coors International, LP and Molson Coors Capital Finance ULC (together the "2005 Issuers") and certain significant subsidiaries ("Subsidiary Guarantors").

        On May 7, 2002, the 2002 Issuer completed a public offering of $850.0 million principal amount of 6.375% Senior notes due 2012. During the first quarter of 2008, $180.4 million of the Senior notes was extinguished by using existing cash resources (see Note 9). During the third quarter of 2007, $625.0 million of the Senior notes was extinguished by the proceeds received from the 2.5% Convertible Senior Notes issued June 15, 2007 and cash on hand. The remaining outstanding Senior notes are guaranteed on a senior and unsecured basis by the Parent Guarantor and 2007 Issuer, 2005 Issuers and Subsidiary Guarantors. The guarantees are full and unconditional and joint and several.

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        On September 22, 2005, the 2005 Issuers completed a public offering of $1.1 billion principal amount of Senior notes composed of USD $300 million 4.85% notes due 2010 and CAD $900.0 million 5.00% notes due 2015. The notes were issued with registration rights and are guaranteed on a senior and unsecured basis by Parent Guarantor and 2007 Issuer, 2002 Issuer and Subsidiary Guarantors. The guarantees are full and unconditional and joint and several. Funds necessary to meet the 2005 Issuers' debt service obligations are provided in large part by distributions or advances from MCBC's other subsidiaries, including Molson Inc., a non-guarantor. Under certain circumstances, contractual and legal restrictions, as well as our financial condition and operating requirements, could limit the 2005 Issuers ability to obtain cash for the purpose of meeting its debt service obligation, including the payment of principal and interest on the notes.

        On April 10, 2007, we undertook an internal reorganization resulting in certain transfers and realignment of assets, liabilities and subsidiaries. As a result of these changes, as well as amendments to the indentures covered, the $1.1 billion principal amount of Senior notes composed of USD $300 million 4.85% notes due 2010 and CAD $900.0 million 5.00% notes due 2015 are now also a liability of a new subsidiary, Molson Coors International, LP. The internal reorganization changed the legal structure of the guarantees, mainly affecting the presentation of the 2002 Issuer, the 2005 Issuers, Subsidiary Guarantors, and Subsidiary Non-Guarantors. While there were no significant changes with regard to the status of any entity as a guarantor or non-guarantor, the internal ownership changes resulted in our Canadian and U.K. businesses, which were formally owned by 2002 Issuer, now being majority-owned by a 2005 Issuer. Prior period amounts have not been restated to reflect the new ownership structure which did not exist in prior periods. Any changes to the status of a subsidiary as a guarantor or non-guarantor were not material.

        The following information sets forth Condensed Consolidating Statements of Operations for the thirteen and twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008, and July 1, 2007, Condensed Consolidating Balance Sheets as of June 29, 2008, and December 30, 2007, and Condensed Consolidating Statements of Cash Flows for the thirteen and twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008 and July 1, 2007. Investments in subsidiaries are accounted for on the equity method; accordingly, entries necessary to consolidate the Parent Guarantor, the Issuers and all of our subsidiaries are reflected in the eliminations column. In the opinion of management, separate complete financial statements of the Issuers and the Subsidiary Guarantors would not provide additional material information that would be useful in assessing their financial composition.

        On June 30, 2008, Molson Canada 2005, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Molson Coors, guaranteed the obligations of Molson Coors under the Credit Agreements dated as of March 2, 2005. As a result of such guarantee, Molson Canada 2005 became a guarantor under the following (i) the indenture related to the Senior notes dated as of May 7, 2002 and as supplemented; (ii) the indenture related to the Senior notes dated September 22, 2005 and as supplemented; and (iii) the indenture related to the Senior convertible notes dated June 15, 2007 and as supplemented. This change is effective for our 2008 third quarter and will be reflected accordingly with the appropriate reclassifications to the prior year guarantor financial statements.

        Consolidated stockholders' equity is equal to that of MCBC, which is the Parent Guarantor and 2007 Issuer, and of Molson Coors Canada, Inc., which is a Subsidiary Non-Guarantor. Molson Coors Canada, Inc. is the issuer of exchangeable shares, which former Molson shareholders received in the Merger.

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(IN MILLIONS)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  Parent
Guarantor
and 2007
Issuer
  2002
Issuer
  2005
Issuers
  Subsidiary
Guarantors
  Subsidiary
Non Guarantors
  Eliminations   Consolidated  

Sales

  $   $ 968.5   $   $   $ 1,390.9   $   $ 2,359.4  

Excise taxes

        (128.4 )           (473.6 )       (602.0 )
                               
 

Net sales

        840.1             917.3         1,757.4  

Cost of goods sold

        (523.0 )           (510.6 )       (1,033.6 )

Equity in subsidiary earnings

    94.5     107.9     138.2             (340.6 )    
                               
 

Gross profit

    94.5     425.0     138.2         406.7     (340.6 )   723.8  

Marketing, general and administrative expenses

    (19.7 )   (220.3 )       (0.2 )   (223.0 )       (463.2 )

Special items, net

    (23.1 )   (26.7 )           (54.1 )       (103.9 )
                               
 

Operating income (loss)

    51.7     178.0     138.2     (0.2 )   129.6     (340.6 )   156.7  

Interest (expense) income, net

    (3.7 )   (4.8 )   (15.2 )   1.0     (0.4 )       (23.1 )

Other expense, net

    (0.1 )   (3.1 )           (2.8 )       (6.0 )
                               
 

Income from continuing operations before income taxes

    47.9     170.1     123.0     0.8     126.4     (340.6 )   127.6  

Income tax benefit (expense)

    33.0     (213.3 )   83.5     56.4     11.5         (28.9 )
                               
 

Income (loss) from continuing operations before minority interests

    80.9     (43.2 )   206.5     57.2     137.9     (340.6 )   98.7  

Minority interests in net income of consolidated entities

                    (5.4 )       (5.4 )
                               
 

Income (loss) from continuing operations

    80.9     (43.2 )   206.5     57.2     132.5     (340.6 )   93.3  

Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax

                    (12.4 )       (12.4 )
                               
 

Net income (loss)

  $ 80.9   $ (43.2 ) $ 206.5   $ 57.2   $ 120.1   $ (340.6 ) $ 80.9  
                               

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(IN MILLIONS)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  Parent
Guarantor
and 2007
Issuer
  2002
Issuer
  2005
Issuers
  Subsidiary
Guarantors
  Subsidiary
Non Guarantors
  Eliminations   Consolidated  

Sales

  $   $ 787.5   $   $ 44.1   $ 1,412.4   $   $ 2,244.0  

Excise taxes

        (115.5 )       (0.4 )   (451.9 )       (567.8 )
                               
 

Net sales

        672.0         43.7     960.5         1,676.2  

Cost of goods sold

        (412.2 )       (34.5 )   (520.2 )       (966.9 )

Equity in subsidiary earnings

    193.1     (11.5 )   202.8             (384.4 )    
                               
 

Gross profit

    193.1     248.3     202.8     9.2     440.3     (384.4 )   709.3  

Marketing, general and administrative expenses

    (26.6 )   (185.1 )       (8.4 )   (236.8 )       (456.9 )

Special items, net

                    (25.4 )       (25.4 )
                               
 

Operating income

    166.5     63.2     202.8     0.8     178.1     (384.4 )   227.0  

Interest income (expense), net

    1.6     (14.5 )   (13.9 )   1.9             (24.9 )

Other income (expense), net

    0.1     0.2     0.1     (1.2 )   15.8         15.0  
                               
 

Income from continuing operations before income taxes

    168.2     48.9     189.0     1.5     193.9     (384.4 )   217.1  

Income tax benefit (expense)

    16.8     17.6     (84.5 )   1.0     20.6         (28.5 )
                               
 

Income from continuing operations before minority interests

    185.0     66.5     104.5     2.5     214.5     (384.4 )   188.6  

Minority interests in net income of consolidated entities

                    (4.3 )       (4.3 )
                               
 

Income from continuing operations

    185.0     66.5     104.5     2.5     210.2     (384.4 )   184.3  

Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax

                    0.6         0.6  
                               
 

Net income

  $ 185.0   $ 66.5   $ 104.5   $ 2.5   $ 210.8   $ (384.4 ) $ 184.9  
                               

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(IN MILLIONS)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  Parent
Guarantor
and 2007
Issuer
  2002
Issuer
  2005
Issuers
  Subsidiary
Guarantors
  Subsidiary
Non Guarantors
  Eliminations   Consolidated  

Sales

  $   $ 1,667.1   $   $ 33.7   $ 2,474.8   $   $ 4,175.6  

Excise taxes

        (229.4 )       (0.3 )   (831.9 )       (1,061.6 )
                               
 

Net sales

        1,437.7         33.4     1,642.9         3,114.0  

Cost of goods sold

        (890.2 )       (26.7 )   (951.7 )       (1,868.6 )

Equity in subsidiary earnings

    189.9     120.9     175.0             (485.8 )    
                               
 

Gross profit

    189.9     668.4     175.0     6.7     691.2     (485.8 )   1,245.4  

Marketing, general and administrative expenses

    (67.8 )   (397.1 )       (7.8 )   (427.1 )       (899.8 )

Special items, net

    (35.0 )   (42.9 )       24.2     (57.5 )       (111.2 )
                               
 

Operating income (loss)

    87.1     228.4     175.0     23.1     206.6     (485.8 )   234.4  

Interest (expense) income, net

    (6.3 )   (23.7 )   (30.6 )   1.9     (0.7 )       (59.4 )

Other expense, net

    (0.1 )   (0.2 )       (1.1 )           (1.4 )
                               
 

Income from continuing operations before income taxes

    80.7     204.5     144.4     23.9     205.9     (485.8 )   173.6  

Income tax benefit (expense)

    37.3     (188.7 )   84.2     50.1     (6.3 )       (23.4 )
                               
 

Income from continuing operations before minority interests

    118.0     15.8     228.6     74.0     199.6     (485.8 )   150.2  

Minority interests in net income of consolidated entities

                    (10.8 )       (10.8 )
                               
 

Income from continuing operations

    118.0     15.8     228.6     74.0     188.8     (485.8 )   139.4  

Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax

                    (21.4 )       (21.4 )
                               
 

Net income

  $ 118.0   $ 15.8   $ 228.6   $ 74.0   $ 167.4   $ (485.8 ) $ 118.0  
                               

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(IN MILLIONS)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  Parent
Guarantor
and 2007
Issuer
  2002
Issuer
  2005
Issuer
  Subsidiary
Guarantors
  Subsidiary
Non Guarantors
  Eliminations   Consolidated  

Sales

  $   $ 1,396.6   $   $ 78.3   $ 2,420.3   $   $ 3,895.2  

Excise taxes

        (205.5 )       (1.1 )   (783.7 )       (990.3 )
                               
 

Net sales

        1,191.1         77.2     1,636.6         2,904.9  

Cost of goods sold

        (735.7 )       (62.1 )   (939.3 )       (1,737.1 )

Equity in subsidiary earnings

    214.9     1.4     202.8             (419.1 )    
                               
 

Gross profit

    214.9     456.8     202.8     15.1     697.3     (419.1 )   1,167.8  

Marketing, general and administrative expenses

    (42.1 )   (357.4 )       (14.8 )   (439.4 )       (853.7 )

Special items, net

                    (33.6 )       (33.6 )
                               
 

Operating income

    172.8     99.4     202.8     0.3     224.3     (419.1 )   280.5  

Interest income (expense), net

    2.5     (28.5 )   (27.3 )   2.1     (0.1 )       (51.3 )

Other income (expense), net

    0.2     1.0     0.2     (0.9 )   15.7         16.2  
                               
 

Income from continuing operations before income taxes

    175.5     71.9     175.7     1.5     239.9     (419.1 )   245.4  

Income tax benefit (expense)

    14.0     16.3     (84.5 )   (0.2 )   20.7         (33.7 )
                               
 

Income from continuing operations before minority interests

    189.5     88.2     91.2     1.3     260.6     (419.1 )   211.7  

Minority interests in net income of consolidated entities

                    (8.1 )       (8.1 )
                               
 

Income from continuing operations

    189.5     88.2     91.2     1.3     252.5     (419.1 )   203.6  

Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax

                    (14.2 )       (14.2 )
                               
 

Net income

  $ 189.5   $ 88.2   $ 91.2   $ 1.3   $ 238.3   $ (419.1 ) $ 189.4  
                               

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MOLSON COORS BREWING COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING BALANCE SHEETS

AS OF JUNE 29, 2008
(IN MILLIONS)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  Parent
Guarantor
and 2007
Issuer
  2002
Issuer
  2005
Issuers
  Subsidiary
Guarantors
  Subsidiary
Non Guarantors
  Eliminations   Consolidated  

Assets

                                           

Current assets:

                                           
 

Cash and cash equivalents

  $ 196.0   $ 15.4   $ 0.1   $ 0.5   $ 72.4   $   $ 284.4  
 

Accounts receivable, net

    0.1     233.2             688.6         921.9  
 

Other receivables, net

    2.2     42.1     (2.7 )   8.2     75.2         125.0  
 

Total inventories, net

        85.0             262.6         347.6  
 

Other assets, net

    2.1     48.8             74.6         125.5  
 

Deferred tax assets

    (0.2 )   17.5             0.6         17.9  
 

Discontinued operations

                    6.2         6.2  
                               

Total current assets

    200.2     442.0     (2.6 )   8.7     1,180.2         1,828.5  

Properties, net

    23.4     945.1             1,670.2         2,638.7  

Goodwill

        79.1             3,202.4         3,281.5  

Other intangibles, net

        71.9             4,762.8         4,834.7  

Net investment in and advances to subsidiaries

    6,330.8     (1,429.8 )   5,601.6             (10,502.6 )    

Deferred tax assets

    195.4     15.4     100.9     9.8     (21.4 )       300.1  

Other assets

    17.2     27.0     5.2         222.0         271.4  

Discontinued operations

                    4.2         4.2  
                               

Total assets

  $ 6,767.0   $ 150.7   $ 5,705.1   $ 18.5   $ 11,020.4   $ (10,502.6 ) $ 13,159.1  
                               

Liabilities and stockholders' equity

                                           

Current liabilities:

                                           
 

Accounts payable

  $ 16.1   $ 169.2   $   $   $ 220.5   $   $ 405.8  
 

Accrued expenses and other liabilities

    (1.1 )   474.7     (32.0 )   (23.3 )   736.8         1,155.1  
 

Deferred tax liability

                    170.9         170.9  
 

Short-term borrowings and current portion of long-term debt

        0.3     (0.2 )       21.3         21.4  
 

Discontinued operations

                    44.1         44.1  
                               

Total current liabilities

    15.0     644.2     (32.2 )   (23.3 )   1,193.6         1,797.3  

Long-term debt

    575.0     45.4     1,189.0         247.5         2,056.9  

Deferred tax liability

    (4.2 )   4.2             559.9         559.9  

Other liabilities

    7.6     424.8     88.8     179.7     718.8         1,419.7  

Discontinued operations

                    138.1         138.1  
                               

Total liabilities

    593.4     1,118.6     1,245.6     156.4     2,857.9         5,971.9  

Minority interests

                    35.2         35.2  

Total stockholders' equity

    6,173.6     (967.9 )   4,459.5     (137.9 )   8,127.3     (10,502.6 )   7,152.0  
                               

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

  $ 6,767.0   $ 150.7   $ 5,705.1   $ 18.5   $ 11,020.4   $ (10,502.6 ) $ 13,159.1  
                               

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MOLSON COORS BREWING COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING BALANCE SHEETS

AS OF DECEMBER 30, 2007
(IN MILLIONS)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  Parent
Guarantor
and 2007
Issuer
  2002
Issuer
  2005
Issuers
  Subsidiary
Guarantors
  Subsidiary
Non Guarantors
  Eliminations   Consolidated  

Assets

                                           

Current assets:

                                           
 

Cash and cash equivalents

  $ 243.7   $ 1.4   $ 0.1   $ 5.3   $ 126.5   $   $ 377.0  
 

Accounts receivable, net

        89.6         9.6     659.3         758.5  
 

Other receivables, net

    2.6     17.2     4.7     8.3     79.8         112.6  
 

Total inventories, net

        88.3         4.9     276.4         369.6  
 

Other assets, net

    24.8     39.7         1.4     69.8         135.7  
 

Deferred tax assets

    (0.2 )   16.5         1.0     0.6         17.9  
 

Discontinued operations

                    5.5         5.5  
                               

Total current assets

    270.9     252.7     4.8     30.5     1,217.9         1,776.8  

Properties, net

    18.9     925.3         18.9     1,733.1         2,696.2  

Goodwill

        76.4         2.8     3,267.3         3,346.5  

Other intangibles, net

        23.0         10.8     5,005.6         5,039.4  

Net investment in and advances to subsidiaries

    6,188.2     (465.8 )   7,229.2             (12,951.6 )    

Deferred tax assets

    232.3     35.3     101.0     (19.9 )   (11.8 )       336.9  

Other assets

    18.5     18.4     5.8         208.0         250.7  

Discontinued operations

                    5.1         5.1  
                               

Total assets

  $ 6,728.8   $ 865.3   $ 7,340.8   $ 43.1   $ 11,425.2   $ (12,951.6 ) $ 13,451.6  
                               

Liabilities and stockholders' equity

                                           

Current liabilities:

                                           
 

Accounts payable

  $ 5.9   $ 143.7   $   $ 3.3   $ 227.8   $   $ 380.7  
 

Accrued expenses and other liabilities

    35.8     285.7     22.1     26.8     818.7         1,189.1  
 

Deferred tax liability

                    120.6         120.6  
 

Short-term borrowings and current portion of long-term debt

        (0.1 )   (0.2 )       4.6         4.3  
 

Discontinued operations

                    40.8         40.8  
                               

Total current liabilities

    41.7     429.3     21.9     30.1     1,212.5         1,735.5  

Long-term debt

    575.0     231.8     1,215.2         238.6         2,260.6  

Deferred tax liability

                    605.4         605.4  

Other liabilities

    32.7     432.8     75.2     175.4     815.9         1,532.0  

Discontinued operations

                    124.8         124.8  
                               

Total liabilities

    649.4     1,093.9     1,312.3     205.5     2,997.2         6,258.3  

Minority interests

                    43.8         43.8  

Total stockholders' equity

    6,079.4     (228.6 )   6,028.5     (162.4 )   8,384.2     (12,951.6 )   7,149.5  
                               

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

  $ 6,728.8   $ 865.3   $ 7,340.8   $ 43.1   $ 11,425.2   $ (12,951.6 ) $ 13,451.6  
                               

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MOLSON COORS BREWING COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS

FOR THE TWENTY-SIX WEEKS ENDED JUNE 29, 2008
(IN MILLIONS)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  Parent
Guarantor
and 2007
Issuer
  2002
Issuer
  2005
Issuers
  Subsidiary
Guarantors
  Subsidiary
Non Guarantors
  Consolidated  

Net cash (used in) provided by operating activities

  $ (83.1 ) $ (111.1 ) $ 67.4   $ (9.7 ) $ 297.1   $ 160.6  
                           

CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:

                                     
 

Additions to properties and intangible assets

    (7.2 )   (52.8 )           (76.4 )   (136.4 )
 

Proceeds from sales of properties and intangible assets, net

        28.8             4.7     33.5  
 

Proceeds from sale of investment securities, net

    22.8                     22.8  
 

Investment in and advances to an unconsolidated affiliate

                    (10.6 )   (10.6 )
 

Trade loan repayments from customers

                    13.9     13.9  
 

Trade loans advanced to customers

                    (20.1 )   (20.1 )
 

Other

        2.6                 2.6  
                           

Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities

    15.6     (21.4 )           (88.5 )   (94.3 )
                           

CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:

                                     
 

Issuances of stock under equity compensation plans

    45.9                     45.9  
 

Excess tax benefits from share-based compensation

    21.3                     21.3  
 

Dividends paid

    (55.5 )               (10.0 )   (65.5 )
 

Dividends paid to minority interest holders

                (8.4 )   (11.1 )   (19.5 )
 

Proceeds from long-term borrowings

                    16.0     16.0  
 

Payments on long-term debt and capital lease obligations

        (180.4 )           (0.5 )   (180.9 )
 

Proceeds from short-term borrowings

                    40.5     40.5  
 

Payments on short-term borrowings

                    (40.1 )   (40.1 )
 

Net proceeds from revolving credit facilities

                    16.9     16.9  
 

Change in overdraft balances and other

    4.6     (16.4 )           7.3     (4.5 )
 

Settlements of debt-related derivatives

        12.0                 12.0  
 

Net activity in investments and advances (to) from subsidiaries

    (3.5 )   331.3     (67.4 )   13.3     (280.7 )    
                           

Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities

    19.8     146.5     (67.4 )   4.9     (261.7 )   (157.9 )
                           

CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS:

                                     
 

Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents

    (47.7 )   14.0         (4.8 )   (53.1 )   (91.6 )
 

Effect of foreign exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents

                    (1.0 )   (1.0 )

Balance at beginning of year

    243.7     1.4     0.1     5.3     126.5     377.0  
                           

Balance at end of period

  $ 196.0   $ 15.4   $ 0.1   $ 0.5   $ 72.4   $ 284.4  
                           

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MOLSON COORS BREWING COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARIES

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS

FOR THE TWENTY-SIX WEEKS ENDED JULY 1, 2007
(IN MILLIONS)
(UNAUDITED)

 
  Parent
Guarantor
and 2007
Issuer
  2002
Issuer
  2005
Issuers
  Subsidiary
Guarantors
  Subsidiary
Non Guarantors
  Consolidated  

Net cash (used in) provided by operating activities

  $ (36.2 ) $ 14.8   $ 190.2   $ (141.9 ) $ 21.3   $ 48.2  
                           

CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:

                                     
 

Additions to properties and intangible assets

    (2.6 )   (90.6 )       (0.9 )   (174.2 )   (268.3 )
 

Proceeds from sales of properties and intangible
assets, net

        0.9             32.4     33.3  
 

Trade loan repayments from customers

                    15.4     15.4  
 

Trade loans advanced to customers

                    (12.8 )   (12.8 )
 

Other

        0.2                 0.2  
                           

Net cash used in investing activities

    (2.6 )   (89.5 )       (0.9 )   (139.2 )   (232.2 )
                           

CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:

                                     
 

Issuances of stock under equity compensation plans

    167.9                     167.9  
 

Excess income tax benefits from share-based compensation

    18.9                     18.9  
 

Dividends paid

    (46.1 )               (11.0 )   (57.1 )
 

Proceeds from (payments on) issuances of
long-term debt

    575.0                     575.0  
 

Payments on long-term debt and capital lease obligations

        (0.7 )           (0.3 )   (1.0 )
 

Proceeds from short-term borrowings

                    157.3     157.3  
 

Payments on short-term borrowings

                    (151.9 )   (151.9 )
 

Sale of warrants

    57.0                     57.0  
 

Purchase of call options

    (106.7 )                   (106.7 )
 

Net proceeds from commercial paper

                         
 

Net payments on revolving credit facilities

                    20.2     20.2  
 

Change in overdraft balances and other

    (8.9 )   8.4             (1.6 )   (2.1 )
 

Net activity in investments and advances (to) from subsidiaries

    (115.9 )   66.6     (190.1 )   145.9     93.5      
                           

Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities

    541.2     74.3     (190.1 )   145.9     106.2     677.5  
                           

CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS:

                                     
 

Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents

    502.4     (0.4 )   0.1     3.1     (11.7 )   493.5  
 

Effect of foreign exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents

                0.1     4.2     4.3  

Balance at beginning of year

    81.1     1.8         4.8     94.5     182.2  
                           

Balance at end of period

  $ 583.5   $ 1.4   $ 0.1   $ 8.0   $ 87.0   $ 680.0  
                           

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ITEM 2.    MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

        The following Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations ("MD&A") is provided as a supplement to, and should be read in conjunction with, our audited consolidated financial statements, the accompanying notes, and the MD&A included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2007, as well as our unaudited consolidated financial statements and the accompanying notes included in this Form 10-Q.

        On March 5, 2008, we announced the creation of the Global Brand and Market Development organization ("Global Markets"), whose objectives are to grow and expand our business and brand portfolios in global development markets. As a result of this decision, our current businesses in Asia, Continental Europe, Mexico, and the Caribbean (not including Puerto Rico) are now included in Global Markets and combined with our corporate business activities, Corporate also includes corporate interest and certain other general and administrative costs that are not allocated to any of the operating segments. In order to reflect this change, the former Europe segment has been re-named as the United Kingdom segment ("U.K.") and includes the results of operations of the United Kingdom and the results of our royalty arrangements in the Republic of Ireland. The United States segment ("U.S.") now represents only the United States and Puerto Rico. As a result of the realignment, prior period amounts have been classified to conform to the current operating structure described above.

        Effective July 1, 2008, MCBC and SABMiller plc ("SABMiller") combined the U.S. and Puerto Rico operations of their respective subsidiaries, CBC and Miller Brewing Company ("Miller"), in accordance with a definitive joint venture agreement signed between the two investing companies on December 20, 2007. In connection with the closing of the joint venture transaction, each of Molson Coors, Coors, SABMiller and Miller have entered into an Amended and Restated Operating Agreement (the "LLC Operating Agreement"). The LLC Operating Agreement will be the primary operating document governing the joint venture, MillerCoors LLC ("MillerCoors").

        Pursuant to the LLC Operating Agreement, MillerCoors has a Board of Directors consisting of five MCBC-appointed directors and five SABMiller-appointed directors. Each party contributed their respective U.S. and Puerto Rico operations, including related operating assets and certain liabilities into an operating joint venture company. The percentage interests in the profits of MillerCoors will be 58% for SABMiller plc and 42% for MCBC, voting interests will be shared 50%-50%. Each party to the joint venture has agreed not to transfer its economic or voting interests in the joint venture for a period of five years, and certain rights of first refusal will apply to any subsequent assignment of such interests.

        Beginning in the third quarter of 2005, the results and financial position of U.S. operations, which has historically comprised substantially all of our U.S. reporting segment will, in all material respects, be deconsolidated from MCBC. Also beginning in the third quarter of 2005, our interest in the new combined operations will be accounted for by us under the equity method of accounting.

BUSINESS OVERVIEW

Financial Highlights

        The following second quarter highlights summarize components of our condensed consolidated summary of operations for the thirteen and twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008 and July 1, 2007. Due to the seasonality of our operating results, quarterly financial results are not an appropriate basis from which to project annual results. See "RESULTS OF OPERATIONS" below for further analysis of our reportable segment results.

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Consolidated Results for the thirteen weeks ended (In millions)

GRAPHIC

        Net sales increased 4.8% to $1,757.4 million from $1,676.2 million for the thirteen weeks ended June 29, 2008 and July 1, 2007, respectively. Income from continuing operations for the thirteen weeks ended June 28, 2008, was $93.3 million compared to $184.3 million for the same period ended July 1, 2007. Concurrently, diluted income per share from continuing operations decreased to $0.50 from $1.02 for the thirteen weeks ended June 29, 2008 and July 1, 2007, respectively.


Consolidated Results for the twenty-six weeks ended (In millions)

GRAPHIC

        Net sales increased 7.2% to $3,114.0 million from $2,904.9 million for the twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008 and July 1, 2007, respectively. Income from continuing operations for the twenty-six weeks ended June 28, 2008 was $139.4 million compared to $203.6 million for the same period ended July 1, 2007. Diluted income per share from continuing operations decreased to $0.75 from $1.13 for the twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008 and July 1, 2007, respectively.

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Consolidated Sales Volumes for the thirteen and twenty-six weeks ended (In thousands)

GRAPHIC   GRAPHIC

        Total sales volume increased approximately 0.9% and 1.7% to 11.6 and 20.7 million barrels in the thirteen and twenty-six weeks ended June 29, 2008, compared to 11.5 million and 20.4 million barrels during the comparable periods ended July 1, 2007. See "RESULTS OF OPERATIONS" below for further analysis of our reportable segment results.


Operational Results for the thirteen weeks ended as presented on a per barrel basis (In dollars)

Net sales   Cost of goods sold

GRAPHIC

 

GRAPHIC

        In the second quarter of 2008, net sales per barrel increased in all of our reporting segments, led by approximately 12.9% gain in our Canada segment as a result of positive foreign exchange and improved. Cost of goods sold per barrel increased across all segments mainly due to inflationary costs from higher transportation, commodity, and packaging materials costs. See "RESULTS OF OPERATIONS" below for further analysis of our reportable segment results.

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Operational Results for the twenty-six weeks ended as presented on a per barrel basis (In dollars)

Net sales   Cost of goods sold

GRAPHIC

 

GRAPHIC

        In the first half of 2008, net sales per barrel increased in all of our reporting segments, led by approximately 17.3% gain in our Canada segment as a result of positive foreign exchange and improved beer pricing and sales versus a year ago. Cost of goods sold per barrel increased across all segments mainly due to inflationary costs from higher transportation, commodity, and packaging materials costs. See "RESULTS OF OPERATIONS" below for further analysis of our reportable segment results.

Second quarter 2008 highlights:


Cost savings initiatives

        Our annual 2008 Resources for Growth cost reduction initiatives goal is to achieve $77 million and we have achieved more than 60% of the goal during the first half of the year. In the second quarter of 2008, we realized $18 million of savings, in addition to the $29 million in savings recognized in the first quarter of 2008. These cost reduction programs offset nearly a third of our cost inflation during the second quarter of 2008. These savings and the $91 million already realized in 2007 places us in a position to reach our overall Resources for Growth cost reduction initiatives goal of $250 million by 2009.

Income taxes

        Our effective tax rate for the second quarter of 2008 was 23%. We anticipate that our 2008 full year effective tax rate will be in the range of 20% to 24%. This range has increased from first quarter due to revised expectations for the timing of closing or settling certain tax years.

Discontinued operations

        Discontinued operations are associated with the formerly-owned Kaiser business in Brazil. See Part I—Financial Statements, Item 1 Note 6 "DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS" and Note 12 "CONTINGENCIES" for discussions of the nature of amounts recognized in the Discontinued Operations section of the condensed consolidated statements of operations, which consists primarily of amounts associated with indemnity obligations to the owners of Kaiser related to purchased tax credits and other tax, civil and labor issues.

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RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

Canada Segment Results of Operations

        Our Canada segment consists primarily of Molson's beer business, including the production and sale of the Molson brands, Coors Light and other licensed brands, in Canada. Effective, January 1, 2008, Molson and Grupo Modelo, S.A.B. de C.V. established a joint venture, Molson Modelo Imports ("MMI"), to import, distribute, and market the Modelo beer brand portfolio across all Canadian provinces and territories. Under the new arrangement, Molson's sales team will be responsible for promoting and selling the brands across Canada on behalf of the joint venture. The new alliance will enable Grupo Modelo to effectively tap into the resources and capabilities of Molson to achieve greater distribution coverage in the Western provinces of Canada. The MMI joint venture is accounted for using the equity method. The Canada segment also includes our arrangements related to the distribution of beer in Ontario and the Western provinces, through Brewers Retail, Inc. ("BRI") a consolidated joint venture, and Brewers' Distributor Ltd. ("BDL") a joint venture accounted for under the equity method.

 
  Thirteen Weeks Ended   Twenty-Six Weeks Ended  
 
  June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007   % change   June 29, 2008   July 1, 2007   % change  
 
  (Volumes in thousands, dollars in
millions, except percentages)

  (Volumes in thousands, dollars in
millions, except percentages)

 

Volume in barrels

    2,069     2,344     (11.7 )%   3,563     3,979     (10.5 )%
                               

Net sales

  $ 532.6   $ 534.5     (0.4 )% $ 916.2   $ 872.4     5.0 %

Cost of goods sold

    (258.5 )   (266.0 )   (2.8 )%   (474.7 )   (464.6 )   2.2 %