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[UK] Vaper-ised! Why boom in e-cigarettes is key to a £38bn merger as tobacco sales go up in smoke

the logic of the deal lies as much in the new market for ‘vaping’ and other non-traditional nicotine products, as it does in the traditional pack of 20 cigarettes...‘They know their core business is declining and what they are looking to do is to find way
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:06
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[North Carolina] Past, future intertwine in landmark deal

The Forsyth County community and the Reynolds company have been intertwined for 141 years.... The BAT offer for Reynolds came two days after the 28th anniversary of a day that will live in infamy in Winston-Salem — when F. Ross Johnson set in motion the d
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2016 14:00

[UK, USA] Vaper-ised! Why boom in e-cigarettes is key to a £38bn merger as tobacco sales go up in smoke

‘At the moment it’s a pretty fragmented market, but it’s a growing one. So the two companies will be able to bring together their research and development, and sales capability, across the globe as a consequence of the merger.’ In the e-cigarette market
This is Money (uk)
added Oct 23, 2016 13:30

[Europe, UK] BAT is smoking with a deal to shut out those Brexit blues ($$)

It is interesting to note that one of the first big mergers proposed following the devaluation of the pound involves a London-listed company as the predator rather than the prey. Sterling’s plunge has left the City on alert, with bankers warning the boss
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 23, 2016 00:28

[UK, USA] British American Offer Shows Growing Value of U.S. Market for Cigarette Industry

After years of spurning the U.S. because of mounting civil suits, international tobacco companies are returning as they confront declining cigarette volumes and expanding regulations around the globe. Last year, the UK’s Imperial Tobacco PLC spent $7.1
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 22, 2016 20:30

European shares supported by tobacco merger plan, earnings

British American Tobacco rose 2.6 percent after it had offered to buy U.S. tobacco group Reynolds American to create the world's biggest listed cigarettes company. Analysts welcomed the possible deal saying it could boost BAT's earnings after cost savin
added Oct 22, 2016 20:29
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BAT’s $47B Reynolds Buy May Sail Through Antitrust Review ($$)

Despite the heightened regulatory environment that has served as the death knell for several megamergers this year, British American Tobacco’s $47 billion takeover bid for U.S. tobacco company Reynolds American likely will not draw intense antitrust scru
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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Fitch Places Reynolds American Inc. on Rating Watch Positive

Fitch Ratings has placed Reynolds American Inc.'s (Reynolds) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of 'BBB' and Short-Term IDR of 'F2' on Rating Watch Positive. The actions follows today's announcement by British American Tobacco plc (BAT, 'A-'/Outlook Ne
Business Wire
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27

[UK] Imperial Tobacco's crown threatened by £38bn merger of rival cigarette giants

Bristol-based Imperial Tobacco is feeling a threat to its crown as the country's biggest powerhouse in the tobacco industry, with rival British American Tobacco (BAT) proposing a 47 billion US dollars (£38.3 billion) merger with US tobacco firm Reynolds,
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:26

Will British American Tobacco Turn Up the Heat to Win Reynolds American?

But Mohr told Real Money in an interview: "I don't think Reynolds will accept the deal under the current terms. Reynolds has a premium portfolio and a geographic advantage that suggests British American needs Reynolds more than Reynolds needs British Ame
added Oct 22, 2016 18:02
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