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[Asia] JT Group Completes Acquisition of Akij Group’s Tobacco Business in Bangladesh

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 12, 2018 22:48

[Asia, Bangladesh] Japan Tobacco closes $1.47b acquisition of Akij venture

completed its $1.47 billion acquisition of Akij Group's tobacco business, in what was the biggest ever single foreign direct investment in Bangladesh. The announcement came more than three months after Japan Tobacco signed a deal with Akij's concern Unit
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Nov 30, 2018 17:57

[Asia, Bangladesh] Cigarette butts cause 13.55pc fire incidents

out of over 18,000 fire incidents in Bangladesh last year, 2,453 were caused by burning cigarettes. It means fire from thrown out cigarette butts accounts for 13.55 percent of the total fire incidents, making it the third largest cause of fire, according
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:30

[Asia, Bangladesh] BATB violating tobacco law Anti-tobacco activists claim

apparently conducted promotional activities for one of its new products in Dhaka's Lalmatia area yesterday, defying the country's tobacco control act. A group of 10-15 representatives of BAT Bangladesh set up a decorated point of sale, containing packs o
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:39

MoFo stars in $1.5 bln Japan-Bangladesh tobacco deal

Morrison & Foerster, Dr. Kamal Hossain & Associates and DFDL Bangladesh have represented Japan Tobacco on its $1.5 billion agreement to buy the tobacco business of Bangladesh’s Akij Group, which was advised by Rouf & Associates.
added Aug 21, 2018 10:23

Bangladesh Dramatically Reduces Tobacco Use — Government Must Continue Life-Saving Progress

Bangladesh has dramatically reduced tobacco use over the past nine years, according to a new survey released today by the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Bangladesh’s second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) found that tobacco use has d
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:26

[Bangladesh] Japan Tobacco coughs up for more frontier smokers

The deal is part of Japan Tobacco's effort to offset the decline of cigarette sales in developed markets with bets on places where people are still lighting up. It lifts the company's spending over the past year to almost $5 billion, following previous p
added Aug 7, 2018 16:56

JT Group Inks $1.5B Deal For Akij's Bangladeshi Tobacco Biz ($$)

Japan Tobacco Inc. and its affiliates have agreed to buy United Dhaka Tobacco Co. Ltd., Bangladesh’s second-largest tobacco company, from conglomerate Akij Group for roughly 124.3 billion Bangladeshi taka ($1.5 billion), the Tokyo-based tobacco giant said
added Aug 7, 2018 03:05

Japan Tobacco to Acquire Bangladesh Company for $1.5 Billion

The Japanese company is acquiring the tobacco business of Akij Group, the second-largest cigarette maker in Bangladesh with about 20 percent share of the market, Japan Tobacco said in a statement Monday. “With this investment, we continue to accelerate
Bloomberg News
added Aug 6, 2018 19:38

Japan Tobacco buying Bangladesh Akij's tobacco business for $1.5 billion

is buying the tobacco business of Bangladesh’s Akij Group for around $1.5 billion, its second major purchase in five March to buy Russia’s Donskoy Tabak for about 90 billion rubles ($1.42 billion).
added Aug 6, 2018 18:17
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