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  1. NEW

    5:16PM

    GSK and Reckitt: pharming out

    Well done Reckitt Benckiser and GlaxoSmithKline. But what took you so long? Both have recognised that pharmaceuticals and...

  2. FT Alphaville

    6 hours ago

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE A small and significant problem: Dan notes that small capitalisation stocks have been...

  1. 7 hours ago

    Reckitt to go cold turkey

    Going cold turkey is the cleanest, if toughest, way of shedding an addiction. Reckitt Benckiser plans to demerge a...

  2. 8 hours ago

    Reckitt pushes ahead with spin-off of pharmaceuticals arm

    Reckitt Benckiser plans to divest its heroin substitute business through a London listing of its pharmaceuticals arm in the...

  3. June 26, 2014

    Strong pound crumples shares in cardboard maker DS Smith

    Shares in DS Smith fell after the cardboard maker became the latest manufacturer to warn about the effects of a strong...

  4. May 7, 2014

    Reckitt hit by shareholder revolt over pay plans

    More than 40 per cent of shareholders in Reckitt Benckiser refused to back the company’s remuneration report in a sign that...

  5. May 6, 2014

    Bayer / Merck: the right price?

    This looks expensive. Any deal done at 21 times historic earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation...

  6. May 1, 2014

    Reckitt Benckiser no longer in talks to buy Merck unit

    Reckitt Benckiser is no longer in talks to buy Merck’s consumer healthcare division, paving the way for a rival to land the...

  7. April 29, 2014

    Sprint’s strength lifts telecoms sector

    Investor focus on the US telecoms sector ratcheted higher on Tuesday after strong results from the country’s third-largest...

  8. April 28, 2014

    Reckitt and Bayer circle Merck auction of consumer healthcare

    Merck of the US is in the final stages of selling its consumer healthcare unit for close to $14bn, with Reckitt Benckiser...

  9. April 16, 2014

    Reckitt Benckiser eyes pharmaceutical unit spin-off

    Reckitt Benckiser says it is leaning towards a spin-off of the pharmaceuticals division it put under strategic review in...

  10. March 10, 2014

    Reckitt Benckiser to buy K-Y lubricants

    Reckitt Benckiser, the UK producer of Durex condoms, is to buy the K-Y brand of sexual lubricants as it increases its focus...

  11. March 10, 2014

    Standard can be dandy for debutantes such as Seplat

    Everyone knows “economy” is cattle class on an airliner and a regular cappuccino from Starbucks would only satisfy the...

  12. February 12, 2014

    Reckitt Benckiser upbeat despite EM turmoil

    Reckitt Benckiser has pegged its future on health and hygiene, saying higher growth products such as vitamins and branded...

  13. February 10, 2014

    ‘Diversity deficit’ threatens FTSE 100 companies’ competitiveness

    Two-thirds of FTSE 100 companies still have an all-white executive leadership, according to research which warns that a...

  14. February 3, 2014

    Reckitt Benckiser rises on Merck deal hopes

    Reckitt Benckiser outperformed a falling London market amid hopes it is moving closer to a transformational acquisition....

  15. December 5, 2013

    DS Smith builds market share in Europe

    Shares in DS Smith rose after the cardboard maker reported a 52 per cent rise in first-half pre-tax profits as it benefited...

  16. December 4, 2013

    Reckitt slips amid heroin substitute uncertainty

    Heroin substitutes are proving difficult to value. Investors in Reckitt Benckiser think its drug business is worth more than...

  17. October 22, 2013

    Reckitt ready to wean itself off drug dependency

    Ever since heroin was first marketed by Bayer of Germany more than a century ago as a treatment for pain relief, the drug...

  18. October 22, 2013

    Reckitt Benckiser gets a shot in the arm from cash return hopes

    Investors welcomed Reckitt Benckiser’s strong third-quarter trading update but the possibility of a cash return funded by...

  19. October 22, 2013

    TCI adds to Osborne’s woes by checking into Hotel RM

    The banks that handled the Royal Mail float were supposed to give it a private shareholder base dominated by easy-going...

  20. October 22, 2013

    Arm Holdings falls after strong run

    There was enough market-moving company news to keep investors occupied as they prepared for the delayed US jobs report,...

  21. October 22, 2013

    Reckitt paves way for £2bn pharma arm sale

    Reckitt Benckiser has paved the way for the possible sale of its pharmaceuticals arm, which it considers non-core to the...

  22. October 13, 2013

    Consumer goods: after the party

    Clear away the empty bottles and sweep up the peanut shells. The party is winding down. European consumer goods companies,...

  23. September 13, 2013

    Pennon slides on landfill business fears

    Pennon divides opinion. To some, the South West Water owner is obvious prey in a sector where two-thirds of its members have...

  24. August 14, 2013

    Western brands get a feel for Chinese customers’ needs on WeChat

    It is not just Durex, owned by Reckitt Benckiser, that found WeChat’s one-to-one messaging and other features useful for...

  25. August 8, 2013

    Break-up theories put Reckitt in spotlight

    Break-up theories made Reckitt Benckiser a talking point in a flat London market. Reckitt should sell its pharmaceuticals...

  26. July 29, 2013

    Reckitt Benckiser: the alphabet soup

    To analyse Reckitt Benckiser is to be assaulted by acronyms: ENA, LAPAC, RUMEA and RBP are all core operations. For the...

  27. July 29, 2013

    Reckitt Benckiser forecasts growth at upper end of targets

    Reckitt Benckiser told investors that, despite lower half-year net profits, growth would be at the upper end of targets this...

  28. beyondbrics

    July 28, 2013

    Week ahead, Jul 28 - Aug 2

    The week ahead in emerging markets: elections in Zimbabwe, Mali and Pakistan. Company results from P&G, Reckitt Benckiser...

  29. July 12, 2013

    Doubts over heroin substitute Suboxone depress Reckitt Benckiser

    Reckitt Benckiser tumbled as doubts grew about the heroin substitute that provides a fifth of its operating profits. US...

  30. July 5, 2013

    Investing for a rapidly changing world

    The news on the population front often could not appear more grim – longer working lives, less spending and more saving,...

  31. June 19, 2013

    Lombard: FTSE 100 chair shortage provides chance to diversify

    If you could buy futures on wise old owls qualified to become FTSE 100 chairmen, prices would be trending higher. At least...

  32. June 17, 2013

    UK lenders subdued on Co-op restructuring

    There is a defensive feel to the FTSE 100 leaderboard even as the London index moves higher, with insurers, grocers and oil...

  33. June 6, 2013

    Filtrona highlights diversification with name change to Essentra

    Filtrona is to change its name to Essentra, in an effort by the plastics and fibre specialist to reflect its diversification...

  34. May 26, 2013

    DS Smith chief Miles Roberts looks to expand in Europe

    The chief executive of DS Smith has outlined plans to broaden its reach further into Europe, in an effort to build on the...

  35. April 24, 2013

    DS Smith upgrades full-year forecasts

    Shares in DS Smith jumped after the packaging company upgraded its full-year earnings expectations on the back of improved...

  36. April 22, 2013

    Lengthy flu season helps pep up Reckitt

    Coughs and sneezes helped Reckitt Benckiser enjoy a strong start to 2013 as the maker of Nurofen and Strepsils benefited...

  37. beyondbrics

    April 17, 2013

    Big Pharma says Olá to Brazil

    By Pan Kwan Yuk and Thalita Carrico Brazil’s burgeoning middle class might have helped propel the country to the top of the...

  38. April 12, 2013

    JAB in €7.7bn DE Master Blenders bid

    DE Master Blenders has reached agreement with family-led investment group Joh A Benckiser on a takeover bid that gives the...

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