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Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Consumer Safety Coalition urges Justice Department review of proposed acquisition of Mead Johnson by Reckitt Benckiser
Tuesday, 28 Feb 2017 08:30am EST 

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc :Consumer Safety Coalition urges Justice Department review of proposed acquisition of Mead Johnson by Reckitt Benckiser.  Full Article

Mead Johnson confirms deal discussions with Reckitt Benckiser
Wednesday, 1 Feb 2017 10:52pm EST 

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co : Statement on discussions with Reckitt Benckiser Plc . Confirms that it is in discussions with RB with respect to its proposal to acquire outstanding shares of MJN for $90 per share in cash .Says no agreement has been completed, and there are no assurances that any transaction will result from these discussions.  Full Article

Reckitt Benckiser confirms it is talks to buy Mead Johnson
Wednesday, 1 Feb 2017 07:44pm EST 

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc : Expects to finance the possible transaction through a combination of cash and debt . Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - no certainty that any transaction will ultimately be agreed, nor as to the terms on which any transaction might occur . Negotiations valuing Mead Johnson's entire share capital at approximately $16.7 billion . Says confirms that it is in advanced negotiations to acquire each Mead Johnson share for $90 in cash Further company coverage: [RB.L] ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Reckitt Benckiser in talks to buy Mead Johnson in deal that could be worth more than $15 bln- source
Wednesday, 1 Feb 2017 07:19pm EST 

: Reckitt Benckiser in talks to buy Mead Johnson in deal that could be worth more than $15 billion- source ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Reckitt Benckiser in talks to buy Mead Johnson in deal that could be worth more than $15 bln - CNBC citing DJ
Wednesday, 1 Feb 2017 05:59pm EST 

: Reckitt Benckiser is in talks to buy Mead Johnson in deal that could be worth more than $15 billion - CNBC citing DJ Further company coverage: [MJN.N] ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Bristol-Myers Says in May sold business comprising an alliance with Reckitt Benckiser
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 11:45am EDT 

: Bristol Myers Squibb - In May 2016, co sold the business comprising an alliance with Reckitt Benckiser Group including several OTC products sold primarily in Mexico and Brazil .Bristol Myers Squibb - Reckitt exercised its option to acquire the business, including a manufacturing facility, for $317 million, resulting in a gain of $277 million.  Full Article

UK's CMA says Reckitt Benckiser licensed K-Y brand to Thornton & Ross
Monday, 20 Jun 2016 09:10am EDT 

Competition and Markets Authority : Reckitt Benckiser licensed K-Y brand to Thornton & Ross for 8 years and completed its merger with Johnson & Johnson Link to source: (http://bit.ly/28ITo7z) (((Bengaluru Newsroom +91 806 749 1136);)).  Full Article

Church & Dwight co comments on market speculation
Thursday, 19 May 2016 10:35am EDT 

Church & Dwight Co Inc : Church & Dwight comments on market speculation . Not engaged in discussions with, nor has it received any proposal or communication concerning a potential bid for company . Company is not engaged in discussions with, nor has it received any proposal or communication concerning a potential bid for company . Not aware of any information supporting market speculation .Says is not aware of any information supporting rumors.  Full Article

Reckitt Benckiser says to buyback 2.5 mln shares under 800 mln stg repurchase programme
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 12:20pm EDT 

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc : Has entered into an irrevocable, non-discretionary arrangement with morgan stanley to enable purchase of up to a maximum of 2,500,000 ordinary shares .Morgan stanley will make its trading decisions in relation to purchase of company's securities independently of, and uninfluenced by company.  Full Article

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc recommends final dividend
Monday, 15 Feb 2016 02:00am EST 

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc:Recommends a final dividend of 88.7 p per share (12% versus 2014).Total dividend for 2015 139p (2014: 139p).Says the dividend, if approved by shareholders at the AGM on 5 May 2016, will be paid on 26 May to shareholders on the register at the record date of 15 April.  Full Article

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Reckitt closes $21.2 billion Mead Johnson acquisition loans

LONDON UK consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has closed syndication of US$21.2bn-eqivalent of loans supporting its US$17.9bn acquisition of US baby formula maker Mead Johnson Nutrition Co , the company announced on Friday.