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Unilever acquires Pukka Herbs‍​
Thursday, 7 Sep 2017 05:16am EDT 

Sept 7 (Reuters) - UNILEVER NV ::ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT IT HAS ACQUIRED THE ORGANIC HERBAL TEA BUSINESS, PUKKA HERBS LTD‍​.TERMS OF THE DEAL WERE NOT DISCLOSED.  Full Article

Interview-Unilever CFO comments on strategy
Thursday, 6 Apr 2017 02:29am EDT 

Unilever Plc : Interview-Unilever cfo says have spoken to top 50 shareholders ahead of our review . Interview-Unilever cfo says we are looking to produce more value in the short term . Interview-Unilever cfo says shareholders do not want our long term model to change . Interview-Unilever cfo says shareholders did not want spin off of food business . Interview-Unilever cfo says planned step up in margin will come from the food business . Interview-Unilever cfo says we get significant synergies from keeping the food business within the group . Interview-Unilever cfo says will return excess cash periodically in order to return to 2x leverage level . Interview-Unilever cfo says over time we will get to 2x leverage depending on m&a activity . Interview-Unilever cfo says expect to see heightened m&a activity . Interview-Unilever cfo says no change in our strategy for very large m&a deals . Interview-Unilever cfo says starting a process to sell the spreads business, seeing lots of interest .Interview-Unilever cfo says brexit will not have an impact on which listing we choose.  Full Article

Unilever to sell spreads business, launch buy-back
Thursday, 6 Apr 2017 02:08am EDT 

Unilever Plc : Combining foods and refreshment into one organisation, unlocking future growth and faster margin progression . Reconfirming our commitment to a proven long-term model of compounding growth and sustainable value creation . Establishing a net debt / ebitda target of 2x and launching a share buy-back of eur 5 billion this year . Accelerating connected 4 growth and targeting a 20% underlying operating margin, before restructuring, by 2020 . Raising dividend by 12%, reflecting increased confidence in outlook for profit growth and cash generation . Support our business with a higher level of leverage, while retaining benefits of a strong credit rating . This will enable us to enhance value for shareholders through increased capital returns, while maintaining operational and strategic flexibility . For 2017, we remain on track to deliver underlying sales growth ahead of our markets, in 3-5% range, and we expect an underlying operating margin improvement of at least 80bps . Target an overall underlying operating margin, which excludes restructuring, of 20% by 2020 . Future of spreads business now lies outside group . Will look to increase our strategic flexibility for further portfolio optimisation through a review of dual-headed legal structure, with a view to simplifying it.  Full Article

Unilever CFO says confident Tesco dispute to end soon
Thursday, 13 Oct 2016 03:59am EDT 

Unilever Plc CFO on an analyst conference call: Unilever CFO says overall prices in the UK should start to increase to offset weak sterling . Unilever CFO says price growth in Latin America to moderate and volume to turn positive next year . Unilever CFO says if foreign exchange rates for year stay as they are now, company would see 5 percent hit on topline, 3-4 percent hit on bottom line . Unilever CFO says not expecting market improvement in fourth quarter . Unilever CFO repeats savings goals . Unilever CFO says decline of spreads business in North America has slowed due to improved execution . Says there are "many options" about the future of spreads business but won't speculate on them . Says confident disagreement w/ Tesco will end quickly . Says price increases in UK have landed with other retailers .Says UK price increases are substantially less than company would need to fully recoup impact of higher costs.  Full Article

Unilever to acquire Blueair
Tuesday, 16 Aug 2016 02:08am EDT 

Unilever NV : To acquire Blueair . Blueair had a turnover of US$106 million in 2015 .Terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Full Article

Unilever prices $1.25 bln bond on U.S. market
Tuesday, 26 Jul 2016 02:00am EDT 

Unilever Plc : Prices $1.25bn bond on u.s. Market .Priced a dual-tranche $1.25 billion bond on u.s. market. $550 million 1.375 per cent fixed rate notes are due 28 july 2021, with a further $700 million 2.0 per cent fixed rate notes due 28 july 2026..  Full Article

Interview-Unilever CFO stands by full-year forecast after Q2 beat
Thursday, 21 Jul 2016 02:30am EDT 

Interview : Unilever CFO says weak sterling increases costs of imported goods on uk business, but also reduces domestic hq costs . Unilever CFO says keeping full-year sales growth target of 3-5 percent .Unilever cfo says still sees full year margin improvement in historical range of 30-40 bps.  Full Article

Unilever acquires Dollar Shave Club
Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016 09:21pm EDT 

Unilever Plc : Unilever acquires Dollar Shave Club . Says Michael Dubin will continue to serve as CEO of dsc . Says DSC is on track to exceed $200 million in turnover in 2016. . Terms of transaction were not disclosed. .Transaction is expected to close during Q3.  Full Article

Coca-Cola Co, Coca-Cola FEMSA to buy AdeS Soy-Based beverage biz from Unilever
Wednesday, 1 Jun 2016 09:11am EDT 

Coca-Cola Co : The Coca-Cola company and coca-cola femsa to acquire ades soy-based beverage business from unilever . Cola femsa sab de cv - transaction has been approved by boards of directors of coca-cola company, coca-cola femsa, and unilever . Cola femsa sab de cv says deal valued at us$ 575 million .Cola femsa sab de cv -ades business to become part of non-carbonated beverage platforms that coca-cola femsa shares with coca-cola co in its franchise territories.  Full Article

BRIEF-Unilever issues bonds amounting to 250 million pounds

* UNILEVER NV ISSUES BONDS AMOUNTING TO GBP 250 MILLION, THAT WILL BE LISTED ON EURONEXT AMSTERDAM AS OF SEPT. 15 - EURONEXT