Unilever NV (UN_p.AS)
Thu, Apr 20 2017
LONDON Unilever reported a surprise pick up in quarterly sales growth on Thursday, boosting its argument that it can improve performance on its own after spurning a $143 billion takeover offer from Kraft Heinz in February. | Video
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LONDON, April 20 European shares inched up on Thursday as strong results from Unilever lifted bluechip consumers staple stocks and helped offset weakness in the energy sector.
LONDON, April 20 Consumer goods maker Unilever reported better than expected first-quarter sales on Thursday, helped by pricing growth.
LONDON Unilever and Reckitt Benckiser Group have picked Morgan Stanley to advise on their planned food brand disposals, sources said on Thursday, giving the U.S. investment bank a seat at two of the consumer industry's most sought-after tables.
LONDON, April 13 Unilever and Reckitt Benckiser Group have picked Morgan Stanley to advise on their planned food brand disposals, sources said on Thursday, giving the U.S. investment bank a seat at two of the consumer industry's most sought-after tables.
LONDON, April 13 Anglo-Dutch consumer group Unilever has decided to work with Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs on the sale of its margarine and spreads business, which was announced last week, sources told Reuters on Thursday.
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) MILAN/LONDON, April 12 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook for Unilever NV and Unilever PLC (together Unilever) to Negative from Stable. The Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) and senior unsecured ratings for Unilever are affirmed at 'A+' and the Short-Term IDRs at 'F1'. The senior unsecured ratings of Unilever Capital Corporation (UCC) and Alberto-Culver Co. are affirmed at 'A+', and the commercial paper programmes of Un
LONDON Unilever promised shareholders a multi-billion euro rewards package on Thursday after February's $143 billion takeover offer from Kraft Heinz jolted it into a corporate makeover aimed at proving it can go it alone.