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Tobacco firms Reynolds, Lorillard in merger talks

...include involvement from British American Tobacco PLC, which makes Kent and Dunhill cigarettes overseas. British American Tobacco owns a 42 percent stake...Reynolds said Friday that British American Tobacco is involved in the merger...
Cigarette maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard in $25 billion deal; to sell some brands

...comment on Tuesday's news.The companies said British American Tobacco PLC, which makes Kent and Dunhill cigarettes...shareholders will hold a 15 percent stake.Reynolds and British American Tobacco also agreed to share technology related to the...
Tobacco lawsuit could bankrupt manufacturers

...companies - R.J. Reynolds, Brown & Williamson, British American Tobacco Ltd., Lorillard Tobacco Co., Liggett Group...the net worth of Altria, R.J. Reynolds, British American Tobacco and Lorillard owner Loews Corp. topped $45...
Tobacco plant to close in 2 years; 2,100 jobs at risk

...operations here within two years, putting 2,100 local jobs in jeopardy. The tobacco giant's parent company, British American Tobacco, announced its merger plans with R.J. Reynolds on Monday, shocking local officials who had hoped the Macon...
Court: FDA can't regulate tobacco as drug

...16.93 3/4 , and Loews, which owns Lorillard, was up $2.12' at $47.25. But the U.S. shares of British American Tobacco, which owns Brown & Williamson, were down 37' cents at $$9.87'. The Clinton administration called the...
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Union loses to tobacco industry in Ohio lawsuit

...percent, to close at $42 a share while R.J. Reynolds climbed $1.68Ü, or 6 percent, to $30.31¨. British American Tobacco was up 31¨ cents at $17.68Ü on the American Stock Exchange.
Local mill doing gigantic business

...Most of the paper is bound for tobacco producers (the mill's two largest customers are Philip Morris Co. and British American Tobacco Co.), although some finds its way to food and pharmaceutical companies. Centennial completed International...
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Cigarette firms Rothmans, BAT announce merger

LONDON -- British American Tobacco PLC, the maker of Lucky Strike, Kent and other cigarettes...Parisienne. The merged company will continue under the name British American Tobacco PLC. "This merger represents a major step forward in the...
R.J. Reynolds and Brown & Williamson parent confirm merger plans

...A month after trimming 40 percent of its work force, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco on Monday agreed to merge with British American Tobacco PLC, the parent company of rival Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. Under the deal, a new publicly traded holding...
RJR Nabisco is getting out of the cigarette business Nabisco Brands. RJR's international tobacco business is a distant third to Philip Morris Cos. and British-American Tobacco, and its earnings have fallen amid financial turmoil in its key Russian and Asian markets. It will be sold...