Smith & Nephew PLC (SN.L)
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BERLIN Beiersdorf, the maker of Nivea and other skin care brands, is buying U.S. sun care brand Coppertone from Bayer for $550 million to strengthen its position in North America, the German consumer goods firm said on Monday.
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May 2 Medical products maker Smith & Nephew on Thursday forecast annual revenue growth at the top half of its previously estimated range after reporting a 4.4 percent rise in quarterly revenue on an underlying basis.
BERLIN German consumer goods firm Beiersdorf reported a recovery in sales of its Nivea skin cream and its premium La Prairie brand in the first quarter after a new chief executive pledged more investment to fight niche brands.
BERLIN, April 30 German consumer goods firm Beiersdorf reported a strong start to the year on Tuesday on healthy sales of its Nivea skin cream after its new chief executive launched a new strategy to help the firm compete with niche brands.
March 12 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:
Smith & Nephew Plc said on Tuesday it would buy U.S.-based regenerative medicine maker Osiris Therapeutics for $660 million, as the British medical products maker looks to bulk up in an area that is quickly growing.
March 12 Smith & Nephew Plc said on Tuesday it would buy U.S.-based regenerative medicine maker Osiris Therapeutics for $660 million, as the British medical products maker looks to bulk up in an area that is quickly growing.