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Analysts react to FTC approval of Reynolds deal

However, at least one analyst, Christopher Growe with Stifel Nicolaus, seemed incredulous that the Federal Trade Commission voted 3-2 for a divestiture package little changed from what was recommended by the manufacturers in July. It also is likely Reynol
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 28, 2015 08:15
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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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[North Carolina] The $27B Reynolds-Lorillard deal: Which brands go where? (SLIDESHOW)

Newport will strengthen Reynolds' brand portfolio, which already includes Camel, Pall Mall, Natural American Spirit and the Grizzly smokeless tobacco product. Meanwhile, Imperial would not only gain Reynolds' Kool, Salem and Winston cigarette brands but a
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added May 29, 2015 14:22
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ORDER #54-Remand / Re: FTC approval of Reynolds/Lorillard transaction

With an abundance of caution, the Parties are to file Statements as to whether the FTC's action in any way affects the information and assurances given to the Court at the May 19, 2015, hearing; such Statements shall be submitted within 15 days or earlier
Tobacco On Trial
added May 27, 2015 16:59
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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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Reynolds-Lorillard Wins FTC Approval With 3-to-2 Vote

“The merging parties chose to present this acquisition to the commission with a proposed divestiture aimed solely at securing our approval of the acquisition,” the FTC wrote. “As proposed, Reynolds will purchase Lorillard for $27.4 billion and then immed
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added May 27, 2015 03:42
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Dissenting Statement of Commissioner Joshua D. Wright In the Matter of Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. (PDF)

that is not our role. There is no legal authority for the proposition that the Commission can prophylactically impose remedies without an underlying violation of the antitrust laws. And there is no legal authority to support the view that the Commission
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 02:53
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[North Carolina] Reynolds-Lorillard deal gets FTC clearance

The FTC vote to accept the proposed consent order for public comment was 3-2, with Commissioners Julie Brill and Joshua D. Wright voting "no" and issuing dissenting statements, according to the press release. The public comment period starts Tuesday and
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added May 27, 2015 02:37
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UPDATED: FTC approves Reynolds-Lorillard deal

Reynolds American Inc.’s plans to divest four traditional and one electronic cigarette brands proved enough to narrowly win Federal Trade Commission approval of its $27.4 billion megadeal for Triad rival Lorillard Inc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 27, 2015 02:36
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Reynolds-Lorillard Tobacco Merger Gets FTC Clearance

said it was satisfied the divestitures would restore market competition that would have been lost through the merger, with Imperial “positioned to be a sufficiently robust and aggressive competitor” to a combined Reynolds-Lorillard and industry leader Alt
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 27, 2015 02:34
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