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Japanese Domestic Cigarette Sales Results for December 2017 (Preliminary Report) (PDF)

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:44
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Tobacco’s a Hot Prospect in 2018

Bennett writes that Philip Morris should benefit from the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee's review of its iQOS system expected next week, which could help it gain ground after recent pressures. At Altria, he writes that the focus will be on
Barron's
added Jan 22, 2018 05:45
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Arrested ex-CIA agent was fired from tobacco firm after suspicions he was spying for China

A former colleague of ex-CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee – who was arrested in the United States on Monday – has revealed details of how he was fired from a cigarette company in Hong Kong amid suspicions he was leaking sensitive information to Chinese auth
South China Morning Post
added Jan 19, 2018 10:13
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[China, USA] Arrested Former C.I.A. Officer Had Ties to Chinese Spies, Ex-Colleague Says

The former colleague, who worked with Mr. Lee at Japan Tobacco International, said he was viewed at the company with mistrust and was fired as a result, before he came under intense F.B.I. scrutiny as a possible turncoat. Executives at Japan Tobacco info
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12
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BUZZ -Imperial shares fizzle after Japan Tobacco CEO dampens deal chatter

** Imperial Brands shares down 2.6 percent on Thursday, touching their lowest level since August 2015 ** Shares down 4.5 percent in two days, after chief executive of larger rival Japan Tobacco signaled on Wednesday interest in acquisitions other than I
Reuters
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07
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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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