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[North Carolina] Can Imperial compete with Reynolds and Altria? For Greensboro’s sake, it better

in her written dissent, FTC Commissioner Linda Brill also laid out the perils...Imperial is getting only Reynolds' and Lorillard’s weakest brands — including Winston, Kool, Salem and Maverick--while Reynolds gets Newport, the top-selling menthol cigarette
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Jun 10, 2015 11:42
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[North Carolina] Imperial Tobacco revenue off 4 percent, company confident of deal

is a key third-party participant in Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion offer to buy Lorillard Inc., essentially to acquire the Newport traditional cigarette menthol brand. Imperial has agreed to pay Reynolds $7.1 billion for Lorillard’s operations in
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 7, 2015 13:35
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What Does The Reynolds-Lorillard Deal Mean For Altria?

There is no doubt that there is hardly any silver lining for Altria in a situation where the FTC approves the deal. However, the FTC could put up further restrictions or asset sales in order to preclude any anti-competitive moves in the industry, which c
Trefis
added May 13, 2015 23:28
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VIDEO: Reynolds deal comes out smoking

Reynolds American wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy rival Lorillard.
NBC News
added May 28, 2015 07:30
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[Delaware, North Carolina] Regulatory filing discloses new details of Reynolds/Lorillard deal

Lorillard Inc. has provided further insight into negotiations that led it to accept a $27.4 billion offer from Reynolds American Inc. in an attempt to partially settle a shareholder lawsuit filed in Delaware. Lorillard disclosed details of its agreement
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 20, 2015 13:01
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Lorillard (LO) Stock Lower Today as FTC Seeks to Block Reynolds American Merger

Shares of Lorillard (LO - Get Report) are down by 2.12% to $65.01 in pre-market trading on Tuesday morning, as the New York Post reports that the Federal Trade Commission staff is recommending a suit to block the $27 billion merger of the cigarette maker
thestreet.com
added Mar 31, 2015 09:26
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Reynolds Cleared to Buy Lorillard With Sale of Four Brands

“Imperial is positioned to be a sufficiently robust and aggressive competitor,” said the commission, which voted 3-2 to clear the deal. The merger allows Reynolds to acquire Lorillard’s Newport menthol cigarette brand, which is popular in urban areas, an
Bloomberg News
added May 27, 2015 03:43
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ITG Brands Executive Team Appointed

ITG Brands, LLC, the wholly owned subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, has announced the appointment of executive team members following the expected completion of transactions, which remain subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing
Business Wire
added Apr 24, 2015 13:26
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Proposed Consent Agreement and Request for Public Comments Subject Category: In the Matter of Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc.

Invitation To Comment: The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices or unfair methods of competition. The Federal Register Notice includes an Analysis to Aid Public Comme
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 09:41
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BREAKING: FTC OKs $27B Reynolds-Lorillard Merger With Divestitures ($$)

could go ahead with their $27.4 billion merger as long as they sell four cigarette brands to the U.K.'s Imperial Tobacco Group PLC to assuage the watchdog's antitrust concerns. In a split vote, the FTC signed off on the offer from Reynolds and Lorillard
Law360
added May 27, 2015 02:24
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