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[Togo] Japan Tobacco Buys Natural American Spirit's International Assets (Part 1 of 4)

(Part 2 of 4) Why Is Japan Tobacco’s Domestic Market Shrinking? (Part 3 of 4) Japan Tobacco Confirms Acquisition of Santa Fe Assets (Part 4 of 4) Reynolds American Collaborates with British American Tobacco
Yahoo! Finance
added Sep 30, 2015 19:10
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UPDATE 4-Japan Tobacco to buy Reynolds American brand for $5 bln; shares dive

* Analysts call deal expensive; shares drop 7 pct (Recasts with share slide, adds analysts' comments)
added Sep 30, 2015 16:53

At 286 Times Profit, Japan Tobacco Bets Big on American Spirit

Japan Tobacco Inc. is making one of the most expensive deals in the tobacco world in a bet that more smokers, especially Japanese ones, will get hooked on Natural American Spirit cigarettes. On Tuesday, Asia’s largest listed tobacco company agreed to pay
Bloomberg News
added Sep 30, 2015 16:08

Japan Tobacco Buying International Rights to U.S. Cigarette Brand

“Natural American Spirit, which has a strong and international presence in a premium priced category, will allow the JT Group to further extend its brand portfolio,” Mitsuomi Koizumi, the president and chief executive of Japan Tobacco, said in a news rel
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2015 05:07

Japan Tobacco Plunges on $5 Billion Reynolds Asset Deal

JT is offering to pay Natural American Spirit about 22 times more than the pretax earnings multiple of tobacco deals from the past five years. This will be the former Japanese monopoly’s biggest acquisition since 2007, when it bought Gallaher Group Plc, m
Bloomberg News
added Sep 29, 2015 23:05

[North Carolina] Reynolds brand sale signals company rooted in U.S.

Reynolds American Inc. is planting deeper roots in the American tobacco marketplace Tuesday with its planned sale of the global trademark rights to a top-10 traditional cigarette brand. Analysts said gaining $3.5 billion in after-tax cash from Japan Toba
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 29, 2015 21:34

Freshfields Guides Japan Tobacco On $5B Reynolds Brand Buy ($$)

Japan Tobacco, advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, will cough up about $5 billion for Reynolds American’s Natural American Spirit premium cigarette business outside the U.S., slimming down Reynolds’ international portfolio in the wake of its $2
added Sep 29, 2015 13:14

Reynolds American and Japan Tobacco Agree to Rights Deal

Susan M. Cameron, Reynolds American’s president and chief executive, said the sale would allow the company to focus on increasing the sales of its brands within the United States. “We believe this sale once again demonstrates our commitment to creating
New York Times
added Sep 29, 2015 09:24

Will Reynolds American (RAI) Stock be Helped by Possible $5 Billion Asset Sale?

"Any transaction would monetize an asset that we have long believed to be underappreciated and undervalued by the market," Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog said in a note, Bloomberg added. Shares of Reynolds American are up by 0.12% to $42.
added Sep 29, 2015 09:13

[Japan] Reynolds American Sells Natural American Spirit Assets for $5 Billion

The deal is “an excellent opportunity” for JT to strengthen its tobacco sales growth, particularly in Japan, where Natural American Spirit has strong support from urban adult smokers, its President Mitsuomi Koizumi said in a statement Tuesday. The all-ca
Bloomberg News
added Sep 29, 2015 09:12
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