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New markets call to Japan Tobacco

Terabatake declined to comment on specific deals, including whether his company is interested in British rival Imperial Brands. Analysts said Japan Tobacco would probably be unable to buy Imperial’s entire business and would need to join forces with othe
BusinessLive (za)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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Japan Tobacco CEO Signals Imperial Brands Deal Isn't Likely

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s new chief executive favors pursuing deals in Southeast Asia and markets where it lacks a presence rather than a more complex deal, signaling a much-speculated tie-up with Imperial Brands Plc is less likely. Masamichi Terabatake, who
Bloomberg News
added Jan 17, 2018 20:46
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[Asia] Japan Tobacco working on several possible M&A deals: CEO

Terabatake told Reuters he saw the potential for deals in South America, Africa and the Middle East, in addition to Asia, where his company is already active, having spent about $2 billion last year on tobacco businesses in the Philippines and Indonesia.
Reuters
added Jan 17, 2018 20:44
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[Togo] As people in Japan smoke less, Japan Tobacco’s new CEO looks abroad for growth

the obstacles the company faces will look familiar to the 28-year veteran: tighter global regulations, slowing cigarette demand and competition to offer high-tech smoking devices. Terabatake, who becomes the fifth head of Japan Tobacco since it was priva
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:44
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New CEO of Japan Tobacco Looks Abroad in Hunt for Growth

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s Masamichi Terabatake is in the hot seat. The 52-year-old started off 2018 by taking the helm of the world’s third-largest tobacco company. While the view from his new Tokyo office may be different than the one from his previous stin
Bloomberg News
added Jan 4, 2018 23:22
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[Africa] Ethiopia: Govt Gives Up Tobacco Monopoly for U.S.$434 Million

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) paid 434 million dollars, in full, to buy the remaining shares owned by the government at the National Tobacco Enterprise, raising its stake to almost a billion dollars.
All-Africa.com
added Jan 4, 2018 07:41
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BRIEF-Japan Tobacco: To Own Over 70 Percent Of Ethiopia's National Tobacco Enterprise Share Company

* TO ACQUIRE ADDITIONAL 30 PERCENT STAKE IN ETHIOPIA‘S NATIONAL TOBACCO ENTERPRISE SHARE COMPANY FOR 434 MILLION DOLLARS FROM ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT
Reuters
added Dec 22, 2017 16:17
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[USA] FOJTIK: U.S., FDA Can Learn from Japan How to Reduce Smoking

The reason that cigarette sales have declined so dramatically this year is because Japanese smokers are making a rapid and notable switch away from a deadly combustible product to “heat-not-burn” products dominated currently by Philip Morris’ innovative I
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:28
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] National, Tokyo gov'ts split on indoor vaping ahead of 2020 Games

HNB products, in which users inhale vapor instead of smoke, are placed in the same category as paper-wrapped cigarettes under the Tobacco Business Act. Because of this, both HNB products and paper-wrapped cigarettes were subject to the original draft rev
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24
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[UK] JTI discriminated against worker, 66, on grounds of age

A tobacco firm discriminated against a 66-year-old employee by refusing to offer him the same redundancy terms as younger staff, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow worked for Japan Tobacco International (JTI) - formerly known as Gallahers' factory - fo
BBC Online
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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