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Reynolds-Lorillard Clear Final Hurdle, Merge June 12

Post acquisition, Reynolds’ annual revenue is expected to be $11 billion and operating income is likely to amount to $5 billion. The acquisition is expected to consolidate the tobacco industry and increase growth opportunities for Reynolds. The merger wi
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Jun 10, 2015 11:44

[Canada] One week later.... Justice Riordan sent a message - but to whom?

A week after Canadian tobacco companies are hit with a stupendous penalty for having neglected their manufacturers' responsibilities and harmed Quebec smokers, it would appear that life goes on pretty much as it did before. And so does business.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:34

U.S. Solicitor general’s recommendation doesn’t spell end to RJR suit

Asking for the solicitor general’s view “says a lot more about the Supreme Court’s interest and the likelihood of certiorari being granted than what the solicitor general has to say about a case,” said Jeremy Blumenfeld, a Philadelphia-based partner at M
Pensions & Investments Magazine
added Jun 9, 2015 12:18

Fitch: Rare M&A in EMEA Tobacco Sector Pressuring Ratings

Fitch-rated EMEA tobacco companies have no scope for further debt-funded acquisitions at current ratings, nor share buybacks before 2017, Fitch Ratings says. This is because of leverage that is higher than we normally consider compatible with their rating
added Jun 9, 2015 10:42
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Announcement: Moody's: European tobacco companies' profit growth to improve modestly, over the next 12-18 months

"Tobacco companies' underlying business model remains strong and the suspension of share buybacks will help alleviate the pressure on leverage resulting from ongoing foreign exchange volatility", said Ernesto Bisagno, Moody's Vice President and Senior An
Moody's Investors Service
added Jun 9, 2015 10:41

[Canada, UK] Managers snub out unease over more tobacco lawsuits

But if BAT lost its appeal, he said it would “set a precedent for court cases across the globe against the tobacco industry” income staple due to an ability to weather fines and litigation, he warned: “If the legal tide has turned, that ability may
FT Adviser (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 09:34

[Canada, UK] Canadian smoke signals spell pain for Big Tobacco ($$)

British American Tobacco and its smaller London-listed rival Imperial Tobacco were among the biggest fallers as the investors reacted to the court ordering three companies to pay £8.2 billion to two groups of smokers who claimed they had failed to warn t
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 4, 2015 09:57

Stocks to Watch in E-Cigs: Altria Group Inc., Reynolds American Inc., and Imperial Tobacco Group PLC

The e-cig market might grow larger over the next few years, but it shouldn't be considered a primary reason for buying tobacco stocks. Instead, tobacco stocks should be bought as conservative income investments. Cigarette shipments are certainly slowing
Motley Fool
added Jun 3, 2015 20:38

[Canada] Why Quebec ruling is a headache for big tobacco

Says Moody's: We regard the announcement as credit negative for BAT, PMI and Japan Tobacco as it points to an increased litigation risk for the industry in Canada with the total award of CAD$15.6 billion being the largest in Canadian history. As a resul
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 3, 2015 17:19
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[Canada] Ethical investors are being rewarded in this life: study

Here are some highlights from the study: Responsible investing (RI) equity funds outperformed their benchmarks 63 percent of the time RI equity funds outperformed their benchmarks on various risk measures 55 percent of the time, demonstrating the abilit
Business News Network (ca)
added Jun 3, 2015 17:17
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