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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco makers push for return of small packs

In a rare interview with the managing directors of both BAT Malaysia and JT International Bhd (JTI Malaysia), they said that over the last couple of months the two companies and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd — which together control 95% of the legal tobacco
The Edge (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:43

[Congo, Somalia, Sudan South] BAT faces more media criticism of African marketing strategies

The Guardian’s report, released Friday, is based on BAT documents provided by former employee Paul Hopkins. The newspaper said countries affected include Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia and South Sudan.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2017 02:25

[North Carolina] BAT shareholders become latest to receive discount offer for shares

has become the latest in a line of major corporations with Triad ties whose shareholders have been approached by a Canadian investment group with an undervalue offer for their holdings. TRC Capital makes money off its offers by buying shares at below-mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 18, 2017 21:37

[Africa, Congo, Mid-east, Somalia, Sudan South, UK] Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes

While civilians were being killed and cities ravaged by violence, BAT pursued opportunities to grow its markets. The documents describe how cartons of cigarettes were distributed to traders hidden in black bags in Somalia after Al-Shabaab banned sales a
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37

4 Firms Guide British Tobacco Giant's Massive $17.25B Bond

announced an eight-part, $17.25 billion bond offering on Wednesday, the year's second-largest corporate debt sale, being steered by four law firms, to help fund its blockbuster $49.4 billion acquisition of U.S. rival Reynolds American Inc.
added Aug 10, 2017 03:38

Fitch Downgrades British American Tobacco to 'BBB'; Withdraws Reynolds American

The transaction makes it the largest tobacco company globally. However, it will be burdened by increased leverage, which may remain high and not consistent with 'BBB' category rating medians over the rating horizon despite positive free cash flow (FCF) ge
Fitch Ratings
added Aug 5, 2017 21:27

[Africa, Kenya, UK] VIDEO: British American Tobacco investigated by Serious Fraud Office

(BAT) says it is under official investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over allegations it paid bribes in East Africa. The allegations were first made in a BBC Panorama programme in 2015. BAT said that it had been investigating the claims throug
BBC Online
added Aug 1, 2017 15:08

BRIEF-British American Tobacco Zimbabwe reports HY pretax profit of $6.5 mln

added Jul 26, 2017 14:50

British American Tobacco to acquire Reynolds as activists decry merger

“We find it particularly shameful that a British company, BAT, is so dominant in Commonwealth countries like those in Africa, where it has been exposed for its continued use of intimidatory tactics. Ironically this is at the same time that the British go
ExecReview (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:33

[UK] After a decade of the smoking ban, the tobacco industry's real fight begins now

Yet 10 years on from the smoking ban, the tobacco industry continues to generate cash almost unabated, surviving wave after wave of public legislation...tobacco giants have become key constituents of most UK equity income funds available to retail invest
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:07
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