Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) August 22, 2018


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


  Delaware   001-08495   16-0716709  

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


207 High Point Drive, Building 100, Victor, NY 14564

(Address of principal executive offices)                (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code    (585) 678-7100

Not Applicable


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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  Item 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure.

On August 22, 2018, Constellation Brands, Inc. (“Constellation” or the “Company”) updated its first quarter 2019 investors presentation to include, among other things, additional information regarding its previously announced agreement to make an additional investment in Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy”) and to provide updated information regarding Constellation’s share repurchases, a copy of which updated presentation is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

References to Constellation’s website and/or other social media sites or platforms in the presentation, if any, do not incorporate by reference the information on any such websites, social media sites or platforms into this Current Report on Form 8-K and Constellation disclaims any such incorporation by reference. The information in the presentation attached as Exhibit 99.1 is incorporated by reference into this Item 7.01 in satisfaction of the public disclosure requirements of Regulation FD. This information is “furnished” and not “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and is not otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. Such information may be incorporated by reference in another filing under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or the Securities Act of 1933 only if and to the extent such subsequent filing specifically references the information incorporated by reference herein.


  Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.



(d)    Exhibits.

The following exhibit is furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K:


    Exhibit No.   Description





Constellation Brands, Inc. Investor Presentation of August 22, 2018.




Exhibit No.






  Constellation Brands, Inc. Investor Presentation of August 22, 2018.


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


  Date: August 23, 2018       CONSTELLATION BRANDS, INC.

  /s/ David Klein

         David Klein


 Executive Vice President and

 Chief Financial Officer