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[Rhode Island] Oppenheimer's Tobacco Bond Dispute Heard in RI Court

Oppenheimer squared off against the Rhode Island Tobacco Settlement Financing Corp. at a state court hearing Monday as the fund company sought to block a $593 million tobacco bond refunding sale originally slated for early August.
Bond Buyer Online
added Sep 8, 2014 16:45
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[UK-Scotland] Dundee councillors call to stub out tobacco funds

Dundee council bosses have called for investments in the tobacco industry to be dropped from its pension pot. City councillors discussed the issue at a closed sub-committee meeting, with senior administration members lobbying for an end to multi-million
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:04
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Is This the Next Big Tobacco Merger?

Now the rumor mill is suggesting Imperial may be a takeover target itself and there are reputed to be several big-name tobacco companies interested in making the acquisition, including Philip Morris, British American Tobacco (NYSEMKT:BTI), and Japan Toba
Motley Fool
added Dec 6, 2015 21:06
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5 Things Philip Morris Wants You to Know

Philip Morris has done its best to deal with the strong dollar, and key issues like these have a big bearing on its overall success. For now, the company is working well at overcoming obstacles and keeping focused on its biggest opportunities for growth
Motley Fool
added Oct 18, 2015 18:47
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[Asia, India] ITC jumps on likely hold on loose cigarette ban

on reports that the government has indicated that it is in favour of wider consultations before bringing any amendments to the existing laws to restrict the sale of loose cigarettes. Steel Authority of India (Sail) dropped after the government announced t
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:42
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Altria Group and Philip Morris International Are the Coca-Cola of Cigarettes

own leading brands that command premium prices and have unmatched distribution capabilities. Though Coca-Cola may be Warren Buffett's favorite example of a wonderful business, he could just as accurately use Altria or Philip Morris International in its pl
Motley Fool
added Dec 26, 2013 11:15
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Big Tobacco admits defeat, will develop e-cigarettes

Why would the world's biggest tobacco company spend $100 million to accelerate the availability of a product that could destroy the business it's been in for 160 years? The basic answer is, it's already happening. And self-disruption is big tobacco's be
Washington Post
added Nov 22, 2013 19:41
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[UK] Electronic cigarettes could hit BAT and Imperial Tobacco harder than expected, say analysts

Canaccord Genuity cuts recommendations on two tobacco companies on predicted growth of e-cigarettes
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:23
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Do Big Cigarette Taxes Hurt Big Tobacco?

One reason for the growth is expansion in developing markets in Asia and Africa, but the other reason, more important for the analysis of sales in the United States, is that excise taxes actually boost profits. “We are in a unique position where consumers
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
added Jan 23, 2013 17:10
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[China] Chinese firm to invest in Iran's Saqqez tobacco company ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Nov 21, 2012 12:23
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