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British American Tobacco preliminary results 2015: Interviews with Nicandro Durante, CEO, and Ben Stevens, FD (PDF)

Nicandro Durante, Chief Executive Performance Q: How have you performed over the full year, and did the second half come in as strong as you expected? A: 2015 was a very good year for us, and the second half was very strong, as we anticipated at
added Feb 25, 2016 21:15

VIDEOS: British American Tobacco Full-year results 2015

Interviews with Nicandro Durante, CEO, and Ben Stevens, FD.
added Feb 25, 2016 21:13
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British American Tobacco CEO says 'big consolidation' not imminent

chief executive said he does not expect any "big consolidation" among the world's top four tobacco companies in the next few years, quashing rumours that the maker of Dunhill cigarettes might bid for a rival. The world's No. 2 cigarette company will inst
added Feb 25, 2016 21:10

[Africa, UK] BAT appoints lawyers to probe bribery allegations

has hired lawyers to investigate allegations that it bribed officials in east Africa to undermine anti-smoking laws...said on Thursday it had hired Linklaters to conduct “a full investigation”... “We take these allegations extremely seriously. Although w
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 25, 2016 20:41

BAT Warns Currencies to Hurt 2016 Profit as It Rules Out Big M&A

British American Tobacco Plc warned that the strength of the dollar and the pound will weigh on profit growth this year, as the maker of Lucky Strike cigarettes damped speculation that it’s preparing to bid for smaller rival Imperial Brands Plc.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 25, 2016 15:02

[UK] BAT takes knock from currencies, stresses stance on corruption

currency movements have taken some of the puff out of British American Tobacco. But it has still bumped up its full-year dividend. It also says it has appointed a law firm to investigate allegations of bribery in Africa.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 25, 2016 14:59

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Big tobacco: Plain packaging in violation of international treaties

Putrajaya’s plan to introduce generic packaging for tobacco products will infringe on Malaysia’s obligations under several international agreements, tobacco companies said today. The Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM) comprising Brit
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 25, 2016 14:30

[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Healthier than ever

Although the price of cigarettes has skyrocketed in recent years, Egyptians are smoking more than ever. Multinational tobacco companies are competing aggressively for a slice of the market... "Watch Egyptian TV...the characters are smoking Marlboros," say (ae)
added Feb 24, 2016 18:43

[Australia] CHAPMAN: It’s no guess Leyonhjelm’s tobacco inquiry will recommend reducing the tax

we have the blossoming spectacle of one of these, David Leyonhjelm, who initiated a Senate inquiry into tobacco tax in Australia. It will start taking evidence soon. Leyonhjelm, who has been backed by Philip Morris, is avowedly against tobacco tax. Mult
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:27

[Africa, Zimbabwe] BAT declares healthy dividend

A combination of reduced raw material prices, cost containment measures and asset disposals saw British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Holdings Ltd record a $15,5 million net profit for the year ended December 31
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:40
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