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Fitch: Reynolds/BAT Deal Would Force Consolidation Review

tobacco industry may likely be forced to reconsider consolidation or reunification ...Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) and Japan Tobacco (JT) could potentially intensify their consolidation efforts in the US. The reunification of PMI with Altria may
Business Wire
added Oct 25, 2016 21:22

Organic cigarette? Suit against Natural American Spirit reaches 69 plaintiffs

Each lawsuit appears to piggyback on an Aug. 27, 2015, notice from the Food and Drug Administration that it had sent warning letters to Santa Fe and two other manufacturers. The letter said the manufacturers' advertising of their traditional cigarette pr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 25, 2016 19:33

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $8.8M, Plus Punitives, In Engle Trial ($$)

A Florida jury awarded $8.8 million on Monday to a sailor whose chain-smoking wife died of lung disease, hitting R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with far more than the $5.3 million he had asked for and also finding the tobacco company owes punitive damages for
added Oct 25, 2016 00:10

[UK] Reynolds Deal Could Help British American Tobacco Make Up Lost Ground

Acquiring Reynolds American could give British American Tobacco a boost in the market for alternatives to cigarettes.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 24, 2016 22:21

Fitch puts British American Tobacco on rating watch negative after buyout offer of Reynold

It warned that the debt required for funding the deal would mean it could not keep its current A credit rating. A similar announcement was made by fellow agency Moody's on Friday, who put their A3 and P2 ratings under review for downgrade.
City A.M. (uk)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:21

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

Fitch Places British American Tobacco on Rating Watch Negative

Based on the current terms of the proposal, BAT plans to finance the acquisition price of the 57.8% it does not own by offering cash of USD20bn (GBP16.6bn) and a large equity component for approximately 60% of the total price. We calculate that BAT's con
added Oct 24, 2016 22:17

BAT lights way for further consolidation in big tobacco

Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2016 19:22

Reynolds Deal Could Help British American Tobacco Make Up Lost Ground

Consumers from the U.S. to Japan have been seeking alternatives to traditional cigarettes, forcing companies to spend billions of dollars over the years to create products with fewer risks. But BAT has slipped behind bigger rival Philip Morris Internati
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 24, 2016 13:40

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

the logic of the deal lies as much in the new market for ‘vaping’ and other non-traditional nicotine products, as it does in the traditional pack of 20 cigarettes...‘They know their core business is declining and what they are looking to do is to find way
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:06
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