Remy Cointreau SA (RCOP.PA)
* Optimistic on China prospects (Recasts with CFO comments from call, shares, analysts)
PARIS, April 19 Below are company-related news and stories from French and Benelux media which could have an impact on the region's markets or individual stocks.
PARIS, April 19 French drinks group Remy Cointreau reported higher annual sales on Wednesday, helped by growth in Asia and America, and maintained its financial targets for higher annual profits.
* Profit outlook unchanged (Adds CEO comments to Reuters, shares, analyst)
PARIS, Jan 19 French spirits group Remy Cointreau said on Thursday that sales growth accelerated in the third quarter, beating market expectations, driven by robust demand in the United States, its top market, and improving sales in China.
PARIS French spirits group Remy Cointreau said on Thursday it had agreed to buy American single malt whiskey maker Westland Distillery to tap growing demand for higher-priced spirits and boost its profit margins.
PARIS French spirits group Remy Cointreau expressed confidence in year-end profit targets on Thursday after a recovery in demand for cognac in China and in its main U.S. market boosted half-year results.