R.J. Reynolds, Brown & Williamson Announce Merger
- RJR deal targets Philip Morris. Thomaselli, Rich; Cardona, Mercedes M. // Advertising Age;11/3/2003, Vol. 74 Issue 44, p6
The article reports on the merger between R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings and British American Tobacco's Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. The merger of R.J. Reynolds and Brown & Williamson will create a bigger number 2 cigarette maker, but it will remain far behind tobacco titan Philip Morris and...
- RJR seeks a big gain from net loss of jobs. Maley, Frank // Business North Carolina;Dec2003, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p20
Provides information on the financial grant being asked by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings Inc. from the Job Development Investment Grant Program of the government of North Carolina. Background on the grant program signed into law by Governor Mike Easley; Number of employees that R.J Reynolds...
- Lorillard buys B&W tobacco products. // Advertising Age;12/4/1995, Vol. 66 Issue 49, p2
The article reports that Brown and Williamson Tobacco Co. will sell off its Montclair, Malibu, Riviera, Crown's and Special 10's cigarette brands and its Bull Durham brand of chewing tobacco to Lorillard Tobacco Co. in the U.S. in 1995.
- Deal could cough up rash of cash for RJR. // Business North Carolina;Sep2000, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p17
Highlights the financial transactions entered by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings Inc. following a tobacco lawsuit against the company in July 2000. Acquisition of Nabisco Holdings Corp. by Philip Morris Cos.; How R.J. Reynolds benefited from the acquisition deal.
- RJR/BAT Entity Would Light a Fire Under PM. Beirne, Mike // Brandweek;7/14/2003, Vol. 44 Issue 27, p9
Focuses on the possible merger between tobacco companies, R.J. Reynolds (RJR) and Brown & Williamson Tobacco (B&W). Information on the cost-cutting efforts at RJR; Number of layoffs at B&W; Impact of the possible merger on the shelf space of their tobacco products.
- Leaving Town. Darnell, Tim // Georgia Trend;May2004, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p72
Brown & Williamson Co.'s announcement that it will shut down its Macon, Georgia plant after a merger with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings Inc. means the state is losing another 2,100 high-paying manufacturing jobs. In-between the high-profile losses have come dozens of other plant closings,...
- RJR's profit margin is the price you pay. Speizer, Irwin // Business North Carolina;May2003, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p12
Reports on the decline of operating income of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings Inc. in 2002. Prediction of the company income will decline further in 2003; Factors that affect the performance of the company.
- FTC gives go-ahead to RJR, B&W merger. // National Petroleum News;Aug2004, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p7
Reports that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved the initiation of a merger between R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. Terms of the impending deal; Implication of the merger for R.J.; Hindrance remaining before completion of merger.
- Martin Feldman. // National Petroleum News;Sep2004, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p36
Presents an interview with Martin Feldman, tobacco industry analyst for Merrill Lynch. Impact of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.'s merger with Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. on the U.S. tobacco industry; Tobacco business of convenience stores; Outlook for mergers in the industry.