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[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

[Europe] BAT Will Need to Cough Up A Bit More For Reynolds: Gadfly

investors are cheering...No wonder. The one group that stands to benefit from the creation of this smoke-filled behemoth would be its shareholders. BAT has owned a minority stake in Reynolds for years and made several failed attempts to take control. Ful
ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine (ie)
added Oct 22, 2016 17:46

[Europe, UK] Brexit could create world's largest tobacco company

But without Brexit, the bid would likely not have been suggested. For multinationals like BAT that receive most of their profit in foreign currencies, the weak pound means business is booming. The ability to access cheap US credit reduces opportunity cos
Christian Science Monitor
added Oct 21, 2016 20:44

[Europe] Does BAT offer show UK on the prowl? Not so fast, say bankers

One factor in BAT’s favour, however, has been how the two cigarette giants’ share prices have moved since the Brexit vote. BAT’s shares have risen around 13%, while Reynolds’s have fallen roughly 7.5%. That, coupled with low interest rates influenced BAT
eFinancial News
added Oct 21, 2016 16:35

[Europe, UK] Brexit Fuels British American Tobacco’s Bid for Reynolds American

BAT’s decision to approach Reynolds’ board is in part a reaction to its rising stock price, the falling pound and cheap debt which has made it easier to finance the deal in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. The move comes as the year-over-year value of U
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2016 15:12

[Europe, Sweden, USA] Global $17.45 Billion Smokeless Tobacco Market Analysis & Forecast, 2016-2022: Big Tobacco have Acquired Smokeless Tobacco Brands in both United States and Scandinavia - Research and Markets

PR Newswire
added Oct 19, 2016 21:06

[Europe] UPDATED: A Presentation of CORESTA (PDF)

The CORESTA Board comprises senior executives of 14 member- organisations...The four Study Groups are Agronomy & Leaf Integrity, Phytopathology & Genetics, Smoke Science and Product Technology. All the scientific work undertaken by the Study Groups i
CORESTA (Cooperation Centre for Scientific Research Relative to Tobacco) (fr)
added Oct 18, 2016 21:54

[Europe] Ireland unveils 'Brexit-proof' budget, opposition calls it 'pathetic'

The first vote to increase tax on tobacco passed without the need for a formal vote.
added Oct 12, 2016 22:34

[Europe] Non-smoking planet: Clues for tipping from vicious to virtuous behavior identified

analyzed unexpected and rapid changes in social norms that buck this trend. These include rapid changes in average family size, smoking indoors, foot binding in China, or littering the streets. Unraveling the causes of such tipping points might help find
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14

[Europe] The New Intellectual Property of Health / Beyond Plain Packaging

This book discusses how to balance the legitimate interests of governments to promote human health and the protection and enforcement of IP rights. It also further explores how to amend IP regimes with a view to encouraging companies to produce and market
Elgar Online (Edward Elgar Publishing)
added Oct 8, 2016 19:28
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