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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
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Fitch Places Reynolds American Inc. on Rating Watch Positive

Fitch Ratings has placed Reynolds American Inc.'s (Reynolds) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of 'BBB' and Short-Term IDR of 'F2' on Rating Watch Positive. The actions follows today's announcement by British American Tobacco plc (BAT, 'A-'/Outlook Ne
Business Wire
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27

[UK] Imperial Tobacco's crown threatened by £38bn merger of rival cigarette giants

Bristol-based Imperial Tobacco is feeling a threat to its crown as the country's biggest powerhouse in the tobacco industry, with rival British American Tobacco (BAT) proposing a 47 billion US dollars (£38.3 billion) merger with US tobacco firm Reynolds,
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:26

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Man's Cancer Death, Widow Tells Jurors ($$)

The widow of a smoker who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Friday to find R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for his death, saying it conspired with other tobacco companies to hide the dangers of cigarettes until it was too late.
added Oct 22, 2016 18:15

[Florida] Sailor Seeks $5M From RJ Reynolds Over Wife's Death ($$)

A sailor whose wife who died of lung disease after decades of smoking cigarettes urged a Florida jury on Friday to award him $5.3 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., saying the company lied about smoking's dangers, causing his
added Oct 22, 2016 18:14

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

VIDEO: Jim Cramer on BAT-Reynolds Deal: Don't Underestimate Tobacco Cash Flow

"This is a deal that will go through and I think a lot of people just completely underestimate that the cash flow in tobacco is fantastic." Shares of Reynolds American rose over 15% on Friday.
added Oct 22, 2016 18:01

[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
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