British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L)
24 Feb 2017
* 2016 adjusted profit from operations up 10 pct (Adds details from media briefing)
Feb 23 British American Tobacco, the second-largest international tobacco company, reported a slight increase in full-year cigarette and tobacco sales volumes on Thursday.
* Preliminary announcement for the year ended 31 December 2016
LONDON Advisers could pocket up to $100 million in fees from Johnson & Johnson's $30 billion acquisition of Swiss biotech firm Actelion , the largest takeover of a European healthcare business in more than a decade.
SARAJEVO British American Tobacco (BAT) has reached a principle agreement to acquire the tobacco assets of Bosnian holding firm Fabrika Duhana Sarajevo (FDS) from an Austrian fund, the two companies said in a joint statement on Thursday.
SARAJEVO, Jan 26 British American Tobacco (BAT) has reached a principle agreement to acquire the tobacco assets of Bosnian holding firm Fabrika Duhana Sarajevo (FDS) from an Austrian fund, the two companies said in a joint statement on Thursday.
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LONDON British American Tobacco has agreed a $49.4 billion takeover of U.S. rival Reynolds American Inc , creating the world's biggest listed tobacco company after it increased an earlier offer by more than $2 billion. | Video
* Deal brings together makers of Pall Mall, Camel, Newport (Adds analyst and CEO comments)
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, January 17 (Fitch) The increased price and cash component of British American Tobacco's (BAT) revised deal to acquire full control of Reynolds American will result in higher leverage than under the original proposal, Fitch Ratings says. It also means a two-notch downgrade is the most likely outcome for BAT's 'A-' IDR, which was placed on Rating Watch Negative following the first approach in October. We said at the time that