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British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.L)

BATS.L on London Stock Exchange

3,093.00GBp
19 Jul 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Tobacco Industry Players Gear Up To Oppose British American Tobacco/TWISP Merger
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 

May 15 (Reuters) - British American Tobacco PLC ::S.A. COMPETITION TRIBUNAL - GOLD LEAF TOBACCO, PHILLIP MORRIS SOUTH AFRICA TO APPROACH TRIBUNAL TO INTERVENE IN PROPOSED BATS SOUTH AFRICA-TWISP DEAL.  Full Article

Imperial Tobacco Canada Says It Obtains Creditor Protection
Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019 

March 12 (Reuters) - British American Tobacco PLC ::IMPERIAL TOBACCO CANADA SAYS IT OBTAINS CREDITOR PROTECTION.IMPERIAL TOBACCO CANADA-OBTAINED INITIAL ORDER FROM ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE GRANTING IT PROTECTION UNDER COMPANIES' CREDITORS ARRANGEMENT ACT.IMPERIAL TOBACCO CANADA SAYS PROTECTION WILL ENABLE COMPANY TO CONTINUE TO OPERATE IN NORMAL COURSE.  Full Article

Staffing 360 Solutions Re-Signs Largest Client To Multi-Year Contract
Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Staffing 360 Solutions Inc ::STAFFING 360 SOLUTIONS RE-SIGNS LARGEST CLIENT TO MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT.STAFFING 360 SOLUTIONS - 1 OF ITS UK BUSINESSES HAS RE-SIGNED BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO TO PROVIDE RESOURCE PROCESS OUTSOURCING AND STAFFING SERVICES.STAFFING 360 SOLUTIONS - 1 OF ITS UK BUSINESSES HAS RE-SIGNED BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO TO PROVIDE RESOURCE PROCESS OUTSOURCING AND STAFFING SERVICES.  Full Article

British American Tobacco Says Holly Koeppel To Chair Audit Committee
Monday, 14 Jan 2019 

Jan 14 (Reuters) - British American Tobacco PLC ::BOARD COMMITTEE CHANGES.HOLLY KELLER KOEPPEL, NON-EXEC DIRECTOR, WILL ASSUME ROLE OF CHAIRMAN OF AUDIT COMMITTEE.LUC JOBIN WILL JOIN AUDIT COMMITTEE AND STEP DOWN FROM REMUNERATION COMMITTEE.MARION HELMES WILL JOIN REMUNERATION COMMITTEE AND STEP DOWN FROM AUDIT COMMITTEE.KOEPPEL WILL SUCCEED KIERAN POYNTER.  Full Article

British American Tobacco says CEO Nicandro Durante Informed Board His Intention To Retire On 1 April 2019
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018 

Sept 19 (Reuters) - British American Tobacco PLC ::NICANDRO DURANTE HAS INFORMED THE BOARD OF HIS INTENTION TO RETIRE ON 1 APRIL 2019.BOARD HAS IDENTIFIED A LEAD CANDIDATE TO SUCCEED NICANDRO; WILL MAKE A FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENT IN DUE COURSE.  Full Article

British American Tobacco CEO Nicandro Durante Is Preparing To Step Down - Sky News
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018 

Sept 19 (Reuters) - :CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO NICANDRO DURANTE IS PREPARING TO STEP DOWN - SKY NEWS.  Full Article

BAT CEO comments on next-gen products
Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 

Feb 22 (Reuters) - British American Tobacco Plc ::BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO CEO SAYS IS ENCOURAGED BY FDA'S POSITION ON NEXT GENERATION PRODUCTS.BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO CEO SAYS ABOUT HALF OF 2018 US CORPORATE TAX BENEFIT TO BE REINVESTED IN NEXT-GENERATION PRODUCTS.BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO CEO SAYS SAVINGS FROM REYNOLDS DEAL ARE FLOWING THROUGH FASTER THAN ANTICIPATED.BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO CEO SAYS ON TRACK TO DELIVER COST SYNERGIES OF $400 MILLION.BAT CEO SAYS SUBSTANTIAL EQUIVALENCE APPLICATION FOR CARBON TIPPED PRODUCT ACCEPTED BY FDA AND MOVED TO SCIENTIFIC REVIEW.BAT CEO SAYS AWAITS FINAL DECISION FROM FDA AROUND MID-YEAR.BAT CEO SAYS ON TRACK TO SUBMIT SUBSTANTIAL EQUIVALENCE APPLICATION TO FDA FOR GLO THIS MONTH.BAT CEO SAYS EXPECTS CAPACITY OF GLO TO BECOME UNCONSTRAINED BY THE SECOND QUARTER.BAT CEO SAYS ON TRACK FOR VAPING BUSINESS TO BREAK EVEN THIS YEAR.BAT CEO SAYS EXPECTS GLO TO REACH ANNUALIZED CAPACITY FOR 25 MILLION UNITS BY END OF YEAR.  Full Article

INTERVIEW-BAT aims for high single-digit EPS growth as rolls out tobacco heating
Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 

Feb 22 (Reuters) - British American Tobacco Plc ::INTERVIEW-BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO EXEC SEES HIGH-SINGLE DIGIT EPS GROWTH IN 2018, GROWTH SKEWED TOWARD BACK HALF OF YEAR DUE PARTLY TO INVESTMENTS.INTERVIEW-BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO EXEC SEES US TAX CHANGE FLATTERING 2018 EPS BY ABOUT 6 PERCENT.INTERVIEW-BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO EXEC SEES LAUNCHING ITS TOBACCO HEATING PRODUCTS IN 14 ADDITIONAL MARKETS IN 2018, AMBITION TO HIT 1 BILLION POUNDS OF REVENUE.INTERVIEW-BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO EXEC SAYS DOES NOT SEE MORE BIG DEALS IN THE SHORT TO MEDIUM TERM.  Full Article

BAT Says U.S. Tax Reform To Result In Non-Cash Exceptional Tax Credit
Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - British American Tobacco Plc ::IMPACT ON BAT OF NEW US TAX LEGISLATION.‍FOR YEAR TO 31 DECEMBER 2017 ANNOUNCED CHANGES WILL HAVE NO IMPACT ON GROUP'S UNDERLYING EFFECTIVE TAX RATE​.‍FOR YEAR TO 31 DEC, CURRENTLY ANTICIPATE THAT CHANGES WILL REDUCE GROUP'S EFFECTIVE TAX RATE PERCENTAGE TO HIGH-TWENTIES​.‍ANTICIPATE THAT CHANGES WILL RESULT IN A NON-CASH EXCEPTIONAL TAX CREDIT AS A RESULT OF REVALUATION OF DEFERRED TAX BALANCES ​.‍ALL OTHER THINGS BEING EQUAL, CHANGES WOULD RESULT IN A BENEFIT OF 6% TO FULL YEAR 2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE​.‍NON-CASH EXCEPTIONAL TAX CREDIT AS A RESULT OF REVALUATION OF DEFERRED TAX BALANCES ARISING FROM ACQUISITION OF REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC​.  Full Article

U.S. FDA Accepts And Files Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications For Camel Snus
Monday, 18 Dec 2017 

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Reynolds American::U.S. FDA ACCEPTS AND FILES MODIFIED RISK TOBACCO PRODUCT APPLICATIONS FOR CAMEL SNUS.REYNOLDS AMERICAN SAYS FDA ACCEPTED, FILED FOR SUBSTANTIVE REVIEW, 18 MRTP APPLICATIONS COVERING 6 STYLES OF CAMEL SNUS.REYNOLDS AMERICAN SAYS MRTP APPLICATION(S) WILL NOW UNDERGO A SUBSTANTIVE REVIEW PROCESS BY FDA THAT IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED WITHIN A YEAR‍​.  Full Article

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