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South Africa's Competition Tribunal Announces Merger Approval For Glencore Queensland Hail Creek Mine Transaction
Thursday, 5 Jul 2018 

July 5 (Reuters) - SOUTH AFRICA'S COMPETITION TRIBUNAL::SOUTH AFRICA'S COMPETITION TRIBUNAL ANNOUNCES MERGER APPROVAL FOR GLENCORE QUEENSLAND HAIL CREEK MINE TRANSACTION.SA'S COMPETITION TRIBUNAL APPROVED NETHERLANDS BASED UNILEVER HOLDING MERGER WITH SA FIRMS UNILEVER N.V AND UNILEVER PLC.  Full Article

SA's Competition Tribunal Approves Robertsons Merger Involving Unilever Spreads Business
Friday, 22 Jun 2018 

June 22 (Reuters) - SA'S COMPETITION TRIBUNAL::ROBERTSONS MERGER INVOLVING UNILEVER SPREADS BUSINESS CONDITIONALLY APPROVED.  Full Article

Unilever to say "extremely unlikely" to be in UK FTSE-presentation slides
Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 

June 14 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER SAYS TRANSPORT STRIKE IN BRAZIL TO REDUCE Q2 SALES BY €150M - PRESENTATION SLIDES.UNILEVER TO SAY DISTRIBUTION BACK TO NORMAL, INVENTORIES & PIPELINE WILL RE-FILL IN H2 - SLIDES.UNILEVER TO SAY CONFIRMS FULL-YEAR OUTLOOK FOR UNDERLYING SALES UP 3-5 PERCENT-SLIDES.UNILEVER TO SAY SEES CONTINUED PROGRESS TOWARD 20 PERCENT UNDERLYING OPERATING MARGIN - SLIDES.UNILEVER CFO SAYS LAUNCHED BRYERS DELIGHT IN 9 EUROPEAN MARKETS IN 3 MOS, SO MISSED TREND IN USA BUT CATCHING ELSEWHERE.UNILEVER TO SAY EXTREMELY UNLIKELY TO BE INCLUDED IN FTSE UK SERIES - SLIDES.UNILEVER TO SAY LEGAL STRUCTURE TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY YEAR END - SLIDES.UNILEVER TO SAY LIKELY INCREASED WEIGHTING IN EUROSTOXX - SLIDES.  Full Article

Competition Commission Of India Approves Proposed Combination Involving Unilever PLC, Unilever NV
Friday, 1 Jun 2018 

June 1 (Reuters) - COMPETITION COMMISSION OF INDIA::APPROVES PROPOSED COMBINATION INVOLVING UNILEVER PLC AND UNILEVER NV.  Full Article

Unilever Chairman on corp structure, remuneration policy
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 

May 2 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER CHAIRMAN SAYS HE'S CONVINCED MOVE TO SINGLE STRUCTURE IS NECESSARY IF UNILEVER IS TO HAVE THE STRATEGIC FLEXIBILITY TO COMPETE IN MARKETS OF THE FUTURE.UNILEVER CHAIRMAN SAYS NO CHANGE IN DIVIDEND POLICY AFTER CHANGE.UNILEVER CHAIRMAN SAYS WILL CONTINUE TO REPORT EARNINGS IN EUROS.UNILEVER CHAIRMAN SAYS SHAREHOLDERS WILL HAVE SAME RELATIVE PROPORTIONS AS CURRENTLY.UNILEVER CHAIRMAN SAYS WHEN COMPANY IS DUTCH, SHAREHOLDERS WILL HAVE ANNUAL ADVISORY VOTE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW REMUNERATION POLICY, AND BINDING VOTE EVERY THREE YEARS.UNILEVER CHAIRMAN SAYS NEW REMUNERATION POLICY IS MORE DEMANDING, REQUIRES EXECS TO INVEST MORE OF OWN MONEY.  Full Article

Unilever CFO comments on outlook, pricing
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

April 19 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER CFO SAYS SEES MARKETS GROWING JUST BELOW 3 PERCENT.UNILEVER CFO SAYS WEAK PRICING WAS EXPECTED, AND DUE TO DIFFICULTIES IN BRAZIL, NORTH AMERICA AND UK.UNILEVER CFO SAYS BLUEAIR HAS SEEN SLOWDOWN IN CHINA AFTER GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS AROUND AIR POLLUTION.UNILEVER EXEC SAYS AT CURRENT SPOT RATES CURRENCY WOULD HAVE A NEGATIVE 6-7 PERCENT IMPACT ON ANNUAL TURNOVER, SLIGHTLY MORE ON EPS.UNILEVER EXEC SAYS PRICING IN BRAZIL SHOULD PICK UP THIS YEAR.UNILEVER CFO SAYS FIRST HALF SALES GROWTH TO BE TOWARD LOWER END OF 3-5 PERCENT FULL YEAR TARGET RANGE.UNILEVER CFO SAYS 2018 CONSENSUS LOOKS STRETCHING BUT ACHIEVABLE.UNILEVER CFO SAYS A LITTLE MORE CONSERVATIVE ON Q2, DUE TO CONTINUED IMPACT FROM SPREADS AND GST IN INDIA, AND SLOWER START TO ICE CREAM SEASON.UNILEVER CFO SAYS GROSS MARGIN SHOULD EXPAND THIS YEAR.UNILEVER CFO SAYS US FREIGHT COSTS EXPECTED TO GO UP AT A HIGH SINGLE-DIGIT TO HIGH TEENS RATE IN THE MARKET.UNILEVER CFO SAYS HAS SEVERAL LEVERS IN PLACE TO MITIGATE HIGHER FREIGHT COSTS, SUCH AS SAVINGS PROGRAMS.  Full Article

Unilever CFO confident shareholders support Dutch HQ move
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

April 19 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::INTERVIEW - UNILEVER CFO SAYS BALANCE OF VOLUME AND PRICE TO IMPROVE IN BACK HALF OF YEAR.INTERVIEW - UNILEVER CFO SAYS PRICING DIFFICULTIES FOCUSED AROUND BRAZIL, INDONESIA, INDIA AND UK.INTERVIEW - UNILEVER CFO SAYS CONFIDENT OF SHAREHOLDER SUPPORT OF DECISION TO MOVE HQ TO ROTTERDAM.INTERVIEW - UNILEVER CFO SAYS NEW SHARE BUYBACK A RESULT OF SPREADS DIVESTITURE.UNILEVER CFO SAYS PREMIUM LISTING ON LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE TO BE UNCHANGED, SMALL PROPORTION OF UK INVESTORS MAY BE AFFECTED.UNILEVER CFO SAYS "HAS ENGAGED WIDELY WITH ALL INVESTORS" AND EVEN THOUGH 1 OR 2 NEGATIVELY IMPACTED, MOST SUPPORT DECISION.UNILEVER CFO SAYS "WOULD BE DELIGHTED" TO BE INCLUDED IN ALL INDECES, BUT NOT THE COMPANY'S DECISION.  Full Article

Unilever To Acquire Schmidt’s Naturals
Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::UNILEVER TO ACQUIRE SCHMIDT’S NATURALS.SAYS TERMS OF TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED​.  Full Article

Unilever CFO stands by targets
Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::UNILEVER CFO SAYS SEES 6 BILLION EUROS IN SAVINGS TO 2019, REINVESTING 4 BILLION OF THAT.UNILEVER CFO SAYS 5 BILLION EURO BUYBACK VIRTUALLY COMPLETE, NET DEBT TO EBITDA ON WAY TO 2 TIMES BY YEAR-END.UNILEVER CFO SAYS EXPECTS UNDERLYING OPERATING MARGIN GROWTH OF AT LEAST 100 BP IN '17, ON TRACK FOR 20 PERCENT MARGIN BY 2020.UNILEVER CFO SAYS "VERY HAPPY" WITH HOW SPREADS PROCESS IS PROGRESSING.UNILEVER CFO SAYS PACE AND VELOCITY OF PORTFOLIO CHANGE THROUGH M&A HAS INCREASED.UNILEVER CFO SAYS COMBINED IMPACT OF 19 ACQUISITIONS SINCE 2015, PLUS SPREADS DISPOSAL AND DIVESTITURES ADDS 1 PERCENT GROWTH TO SALES.  Full Article

Unilever personal care chief sees return to 4 pct-plus growth "soon"
Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 

Nov 29 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS "REMAINS UNSATISFIED" WITH SALES AND IS "DETERMINED AND CONFIDENT" THAT CO WILL SOON BE GROWING ABOVE 4 PERCENT.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS TO LAUNCH DOVE DERMA SERIES, PRESCRIPTION STRENGTH PRODUCTS FOR SKIN CONDITIONS.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS ON TRACK FOR 1 BILLION EURO AMBITION FOR PRESTIGE BUSINSS.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS E-COMMERCE WILL ACCOUNT FOR MORE THAN 10 PERCENT OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS BY 2021, UP FROM 4 PERCENT NOW.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS HEALTH AND BEAUTY, E-COMMERCE CHANNELS TO ACCOUNT FOR 70 PERCENT OF GROWTH OVER NEXT 3,4 YEARS.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS HAS LAUNCHED SKINSEI IN BETA, A PERSONALIZED, DIRECT TO CONSUMER SKINCARE REGIMEN.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS LAUNCHING LOVE BEAUTY AND PLANET BRAND.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS 4 NEW ORGANIC BRAND LAUNCHES IN 2017.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS SLOWDOWN DUE TO MARKET SLOWDOWN, WEAKNESS IN INDONESIA AND BRAZIL AND STEP-UP OF LOCAL COMPETITION.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS SAYS FIRST TWO ISSUES TEMPORARY, BUT LOCAL COMPETITION IS LONG-TERM PHENOMENON.UNILEVER HEAD OF PERSONAL CARE BUSINESS DECLINES TO SAY WHEN BUSINESS WILL RETURN TO GROWTH ABOVE 4 PERCENT BUT CONFIDENT IT WILL BE "SOON".  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Vale notches record Q2 iron ore, pellet output despite trucker strike

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 16 Brazil's Vale SA achieved record iron ore and pellet production for a second quarter despite a nationwide trucker strike that paralyzed Latin America's largest economy in May, the miner said in a filing on Monday.