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[Europe, UK] BAT is smoking with a deal to shut out those Brexit blues ($$)

It is interesting to note that one of the first big mergers proposed following the devaluation of the pound involves a London-listed company as the predator rather than the prey. Sterling’s plunge has left the City on alert, with bankers warning the boss
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 23, 2016 00:28

[UK, USA] Vaper-ised! Why boom in e-cigarettes is key to a £38bn merger as tobacco sales go up in smoke

‘At the moment it’s a pretty fragmented market, but it’s a growing one. So the two companies will be able to bring together their research and development, and sales capability, across the globe as a consequence of the merger.’ In the e-cigarette market
This is Money (uk)
added Oct 23, 2016 13:30

BAT’s $47B Reynolds Buy May Sail Through Antitrust Review ($$)

Despite the heightened regulatory environment that has served as the death knell for several megamergers this year, British American Tobacco’s $47 billion takeover bid for U.S. tobacco company Reynolds American likely will not draw intense antitrust scru
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27

Will British American Tobacco Turn Up the Heat to Win Reynolds American?

But Mohr told Real Money in an interview: "I don't think Reynolds will accept the deal under the current terms. Reynolds has a premium portfolio and a geographic advantage that suggests British American needs Reynolds more than Reynolds needs British Ame
added Oct 22, 2016 18:02

[Europe] BAT Will Need to Cough Up A Bit More For Reynolds: Gadfly

investors are cheering...No wonder. The one group that stands to benefit from the creation of this smoke-filled behemoth would be its shareholders. BAT has owned a minority stake in Reynolds for years and made several failed attempts to take control. Ful
ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine (ie)
added Oct 22, 2016 17:46

Durante: Right time to merge companies

Nicandro Durante, its chief executive, considers BAT’s 42.8 percent ownership of Reynolds as the company’s “most significant investment.” That was the overall message that Durante conveyed to Reynolds’ board of directors with BAT’s nonbinding offer to bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 22, 2016 17:45
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Regulatory hurdles may be minimal

The absence of British American Tobacco Plc from the U.S. market since 2004 is expected to be a key factor in a potentially smooth regulatory review of its proposed $47 billion offer for Reynolds American Inc. There was intense scrutiny placed by the Fed
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 22, 2016 17:44

Fitch Places Reynolds American Inc. on Rating Watch Positive

Affirmation or Upgrade Likely: The Rating Watch Positive reflects Fitch's view that (based on information currently available) the most likely outcome if the merger is completed as currently contemplated would be either an affirmation or a one-notch upgra
added Oct 24, 2016 22:18

[UK, USA] British American Offer Shows Growing Value of U.S. Market for Cigarette Industry

After years of spurning the U.S. because of mounting civil suits, international tobacco companies are returning as they confront declining cigarette volumes and expanding regulations around the globe. Last year, the UK’s Imperial Tobacco PLC spent $7.1
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 22, 2016 20:30

European shares supported by tobacco merger plan, earnings

British American Tobacco rose 2.6 percent after it had offered to buy U.S. tobacco group Reynolds American to create the world's biggest listed cigarettes company. Analysts welcomed the possible deal saying it could boost BAT's earnings after cost savin
added Oct 22, 2016 20:29
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