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Altria to marry pot with big tobacco in $1.8 billion Cronos deal

07 Dec 2018

Marlboro cigarette maker Altria Group Inc announced a $1.8 billion investment in Cronos Group Inc on Friday, which could give it up to 55-percent ownership of the Canadian cannabis producer.

Altria in deal talks with cannabis company Cronos Group

04 Dec 2018

Marlboro cigarette maker Altria Group Inc is in discussions with Canadian cannabis producer Cronos Group Inc about making a possible investment, Cronos said on Monday. | Video

Altria in talks to buy cannabis company Cronos Group - sources

03 Dec 2018

Marlboro cigarette maker Altria Group Inc is in early stage talks to acquire Canadian cannabis producer Cronos Group Inc , as it seeks to diversify its business beyond traditional smokers, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Exclusive: Burger chain Jack in the Box explores sale - sources

29 Nov 2018

Jack in the Box Inc , a U.S. hamburger restaurant chain with more than 2,000 restaurants, is exploring options that could include a sale of the company after divesting its Qdoba brand earlier this year, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

Exclusive: Elliott steps in to boost Arconic's sale process - sources

29 Nov 2018

Elliott Management Corp, the activist hedge fund that sits on Arconic Inc's board, is working to address potential liabilities weighing on the sale process for the U.S. aluminum products maker, according to people familiar with the matter.

Altria in talks to take minority stake in Juul: sources

29 Nov 2018

Tobacco company Altria Group Inc is in talks to take a minority stake of 20 to 40 percent in e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Newell Brands nears deal to sell Jostens to Platinum Equity: sources

30 Oct 2018

Newell Brands Inc is nearing a deal to sell Jostens, a U.S. manufacturer of memorabilia such as class rings and yearbooks, to private equity firm Platinum Equity LLC for around $1.3 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Exclusive: Apollo in advanced talks to acquire Arconic - sources

30 Oct 2018

Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is in advanced negotiations to acquire U.S. aluminum products maker Arconic Inc for more than $11 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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