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Unilever PLC (ULVR.L)

ULVR.L on London Stock Exchange

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17 Sep 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Unilever COO Says Purpose-Led Brands Sell At Two Times The Pace As Other Brands - Barclays Conference
Wednesday, 4 Sep 2019 

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::COO NITIN PARANJAPE - HAVE 38 MARKETS IN EXCESS OF 100 MILLION IN TURNOVER, WITH 16 OF THOSE MARKETS WITH MORE THAN 500 MILLION - BARCLAYS CONFERENCE.COO - PURPOSE-LED BRANDS SELL AT TWO TIMES THE PACE AS THE OTHER BRANDS - BARCLAYS CONFERENCE.  Full Article

Unilever Says HY Underlying Sales Grew 3.3%
Thursday, 25 Jul 2019 

July 25 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::2019 FIRST HALF YEAR RESULTS.HY UNDERLYING SALES GREW 3.3% WITH VOLUME 1.2% AND PRICE 2.1%.HY EMERGING MARKETS UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH 6.2% WITH VOLUME 2.5% AND PRICE 3.6%.QTRLY TURNOVER EUR 13.7 BILLION, DOWN 0.1%.HY UNDERLYING EARNINGS PER SHARE €1.27.HY EARNINGS PER SHARE EUR 1.14.QTRLY UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH 3.5%.FOR FULL YEAR, CO CONTINUES TO EXPECT UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH TO BE IN LOWER HALF OF OUR MULTI-YEAR 3-5% RANGE.ON TRACK FOR 2020 TARGET.SAYS GROWTH IN ITS MARKETS WAS MIXED.MARKET GROWTH IN EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA WAS HELD BACK BY IMPACT OF WEATHER ON ICE CREAM SALES.IN EMERGING MARKETS CO CONTINUED TO SEE GOOD MOMENTUM PARTICULARLY IN CHINA AND SOUTH EAST ASIA.INDIA SAW STRONG MARKET GROWTH, THOUGH IT MODERATED, AS EXPECTED.CLOSING NET DEBT INCREASED TO EUR 24.2 BILLION COMPARED WITH EUR 22.6 BILLION AT 31 DECEMBER 2018.  Full Article

Unilever Says Depositary Receipt Structure To Be Terminated On June 28
Thursday, 27 Jun 2019 

June 27 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER NV DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE.BOARD OF NV TRUST OFFICE HAS RESOLVED TO TERMINATE DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE OF UNILEVER NV.DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE WILL BE TERMINATED ON FRIDAY 28 JUNE 2019 AFTER CLOSE OF TRADING ON EURONEXT AMSTERDAM.DEPOSITARY RECEIPTS OF UNILEVER NV ORDINARY SHARES WILL BE CANCELLED AND DR HOLDERS WILL IN RETURN RECEIVE UNILEVER NV ORDINARY SHARES.  Full Article

Unilever To Close Henderson Manufacturing Facility
Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019 

June 25 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::TO CLOSE HENDERSON MANUFACTURING FACILITY.ICE CREAM PRODUCTION AT HENDERSON FACILITY WILL CEASE EFFECTIVE AUGUST 30.ICE CREAM PRODUCTION WILL BE RELOCATED TO UNILEVER’S OTHER ICE CREAM MANUFACTURING LOCATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES.CLOSURE OF HENDERSON MANUFACTURING FACILITY WILL AFFECT ABOUT 300 EMPLOYEES.CLOSURE OF HENDERSON SITE WILL BE COMPLETED IN Q4 2019.  Full Article

Unilever Announces Prices Bonds On European Markets
Tuesday, 4 Jun 2019 

June 4 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER NV. - UNILEVER PRICES BONDS ON EUROPEAN MARKETS.UNILEVER PLC - PRICED EUR 650 MILLION AND £500 MILLION IN BONDS ON EUROPEAN MARKETS TODAY.UNILEVER - BONDS COMPRISE EUR 650 MILLION OF 1.500 PER CENT FIXED RATE NOTES DUE JUNE 2039 AND £500 MILLION OF 1.500 PER CENT FIXED RATE NOTES DUE JULY 2026..UNILEVER PLC - BONDS HAVE AN ANTICIPATED ISSUE DATE OF 11(TH) JUNE 2019..UNILEVER PLC - INTENDS TO USE PROCEEDS FOR GENERAL CORPORATE PURPOSES..  Full Article

Unilever Has Requested NV Trust Office To Consider Termination Of Depositary Receipt Structure
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 

May 1 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER NV. - UNILEVER DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE.UNILEVER - REQUESTED NV TRUST OFFICE TO CONSIDER INITIATING TERMINATION OF DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE.UNILEVER - NV TRUST OFFICE HAS AGREED TO START REQUIRED PROCESS TO CONSIDER INITIATING TERMINATION OF DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE.  Full Article

‍Unilever Announces Programme To Purchase Shares Up To 165 Mln Euros
Monday, 29 Apr 2019 

April 29 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER NV. - SHARE PURCHASE PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT SHARE SCHEME.ANNOUNCES A PROGRAMME TO PURCHASE SHARES UP TO AN AGGREGATE MARKET VALUE EQUIVALENT OF EUR 165 MILLION..PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME IS TO ENABLE GROUP TO MEET SHARE AWARD OBLIGATIONS UNDER ITS MANAGEMENT CO-INVESTMENT PLAN.PROGRAMME WILL COMMENCE ON 29 APRIL 2019 AND WILL END NO LATER THAN CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON 17 MAY.A MAXIMUM OF 995,000 UNILEVER SHARES AND 1.8 MILLION UNILEVER NV SHARES WILL BE PURCHASED.UP TO 81,000 ADS OF UNILEVER PLC AND UP TO 891,000 NEW YORK REGISTRY SHARES OF UNILEVER NV WILL BE REPURCHASED.  Full Article

Unilever To Acquire Olly Nutrition
Thursday, 18 Apr 2019 

April 18 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER TO ACQUIRE OLLY NUTRITION.UNILEVER PLC - TERMS OF DEAL WERE NOT DISCLOSED.UNILEVER PLC - GERRY CHESSER, CURRENT COO OF OLLY, WILL TAKE ON ROLE AS CEO OF OLLY.  Full Article

Unilever Appoints Nitin Paranjpe As COO
Thursday, 14 Mar 2019 

March 14 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::NITIN PARANJPE, PRESIDENT, FOODS & REFRESHMENT, HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO THE NEW ROLE OF CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER.HANNEKE FABER, CURRENTLY PRESIDENT, EUROPE, HAS BEEN APPOINTED PRESIDENT, FOODS & REFRESHMENT.PETER TER KULVE, CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER AND EVP SOUTH EAST ASIA & AUSTRALASIA (SEAA), HAS BEEN APPOINTED PRESIDENT, HOME CARE.KEES KRUYTHOFF, PRESIDENT, HOME CARE, HAS DECIDED TO LEAVE UNILEVER.ROLES OF PRESIDENT EUROPE & EVP SEAA WILL NOT BE REPLACED; COUNTRY ORGANISATIONS IN THOSE REGIONS WILL REPORT INTO COO.SANJIV MEHTA, EVP, SOUTH ASIA, HAS BEEN PROMOTED AS PRESIDENT, SOUTH ASIA, WILL ALSO JOIN THE UNILEVER LEADERSHIP EXECUTIVE.  Full Article

Unilever Says Qtrly Underlying Sales Growth Was 2.9 Pct
Thursday, 31 Jan 2019 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::FINAL RESULTS.FY DILUTED EPS ROSE 62 PERCENT TO 3.48 EUR.QTRLY UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH 2.9 PCT.FY UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH EXCLUDING SPREADS WAS 3.1 PCT WITH 2.1 PCT VOLUME AND 1.0 PCT PRICE.QTRLY TURNOVER 12.2 BILLION EUROS, DOWN 5.3 PERCENT.FULL YEAR UNDERLYING EARNINGS PER SHARE 2.36 EUROS.CEO SAYS "LOOKING FORWARD, ACCELERATING GROWTH WILL BE OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY"."IN 2019 WE EXPECT MARKET CONDITIONS TO REMAIN CHALLENGING".FY TURNOVER WAS IMPACTED BY AN ADVERSE CURRENCY IMPACT OF 6.7 PCT AND DISPOSAL OF SPREADS.REMAIN ON TRACK FOR 2020 GOALS.ANTICIPATE 2019 UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH WILL BE IN THE LOWER HALF OF OUR MULTI-YEAR 3-5 PCT RANGE.MARKET CONDITIONS PARTICULARLY CHALLENGING IN H2 WHERE CURRENCY DEVALUATIONS AND RISING COMMODITY COSTS PUT PRESSURE ON CONSUMER DEMAND."THE ECONOMIC CRISIS IN ARGENTINA LED TO THE ECONOMY BEING CLASSIFIED AS HYPERINFLATIONARY".DURING THE SECOND HALF OF 2018 HAS RECOGNISED A CHARGE OF 50 MILLION EUROS IN RELATION TO INVESTIGATION CASES.PENSION LIABILITY NET OF ASSETS INCREASED TO EUR 0.9 BILLION AT YEAR-END FROM EUR 0.6 BILLION AS AT 31 DECEMBER 2017.INCREASE IN NET PENSION LIABILITY AROSE IN Q4 DRIVEN BY IMPACT OF ADVERSE EQUITY MARKETS ON PENSION ASSETS.FY TURNOVER WAS IMPACTED BY AN ADVERSE CURRENCY IMPACT OF 6.7 PCT AND DISPOSAL OF SPREADS.IN ADDITION TO UNDERLYING IMPROVEMENT, FY EPS INCREASE WAS MAINLY DRIVEN BY A EUR 4.3 BILLION GAIN ON DISPOSAL FOR SPREADS BUSINESS.  Full Article

Unilever reveals global tea suppliers in drive for slave-free sourcing

LONDON, Sept 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Consumer goods giant Unilever released a list of its global tea suppliers on Thursday, bolstering a drive to stamp out worker exploitation and modern-day slavery on plantations.