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Materials and Metals Containers and Packaging

  • July 17- U.S.-based packaging group Multi-Color Corp said it would buy the labels unit of Constantia Flexibles GmbH for about $1.3 billion in cash and stock. Multi-Color said it would issue the stock at $75 per share. Mike Henry, head of the Germany based Constantia Labels, is expected to become CEO-elect of Multi-Color, the companies said.

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  • *FTSE 100 down 0.5 pct at close. LONDON, June 29- Robust bank and mining stocks helped Britain's FTSE 100 index outpace European peers on Thursday, caught up in a broad slide driven by concerns over central banks potentially tightening policy. Britain's main share index ended 0.5 percent lower, having spent much of the session in positive territory, while euro zone...

  • SYDNEY, June 29- BHP Billiton's Chairman Jac Nasser said on Thursday BHP's $20 billion investment in U.S. shale oil and gas six years ago was, in hindsight, a mistake. Activist shareholder and hedge fund Elliott Management, holding 4.1 percent of BHP's London- listed shares, has been trying to gain support from other shareholders to persuade BHP to sell the shale oil...

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.5 pct. LONDON, June 29- Robust banks and mining stocks fuelled the FTSE's rise on Thursday, running ahead of European peers with HSBC leading the pack after Morgan Stanley piled praise on a bank already benefiting from a strong upturn among financials globally. Britain's major share index was up 0.5 percent, comparing favourably with euro zone...

  • Investors welcome appointment of Ken MacKenzie. SYDNEY/ MELBOURNE, June 16- Mining giant BHP on Friday named successful packaging executive Ken MacKenzie as its next chairman, handing him the job of tackling calls to dump its oil business and overhaul the board. Sacha Sadan, director of corporate governance at Legal and General Investment Management- the fifth...

  • *Investors welcome appointment of Ken MacKenzie. SYDNEY/ MELBOURNE, June 16- Mining giant BHP on Friday named successful packaging executive Ken MacKenzie as its next chairman, handing him the job of tackling calls to dump its oil business and overhaul the board. MacKenzie, 53, succeeds Jac Nasser as of Sept. 1 at a time when the world's biggest miner is being...

  • *Investors welcome appointment of Ken MacKenzie. SYDNEY/ MELBOURNE, June 16- Mining giant BHP on Friday named successful packaging executive Ken MacKenzie as its next chairman, handing him the job of tackling calls to dump its oil business and overhaul the board. Hopefully it creates a platform to be able to review what's amiss with the company in the eyes of some...

  • SYDNEY, June 16- BHP's new chairman Ken MacKenzie, an avid sailor, is not afraid to rock the boat. He implemented an aggressive turnaround plan, oversaw a company-changing $2 billion acquisition of the Alcan packaging businesses and pushed through a spin off of its Australian boxes and bottles arm. On that basis he's a very sensible, sound appointment, "said Rohan...

  • *Investors welcome appointment of Ken MacKenzie. SYDNEY/ MELBOURNE, June 16- Mining giant BHP on Friday named well regarded Australian packaging executive Ken MacKenzie as its next chairman, handing him the challenge of guiding the company amid calls for change. Hopefully it creates a platform to be able to review what's amiss with the company in the eyes of some...

  • *Investors welcome appointment of Ken MacKenzie. SYDNEY/ MELBOURNE, June 16- Mining giant BHP on Friday named well regarded Australian packaging executive Ken MacKenzie as its next chairman, handing him the challenge of guiding the company amid calls for change. Hopefully it creates a platform to be able to review what's amiss with the company in the eyes of some...

  • June 7- Anglo American has appointed Stuart Chambers, the former chairman of British chip designer ARM Holdings and packaging group Rexam, to succeed John Parker as the miner's next chairman and carry on with its overhaul. Analysts said that the former chairman of ARM, regarded as Britain's most successful technology company, could prove a shrewd choice as...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. International Trade Commission has made affirmative determinations in its preliminary phase anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations of aluminum foil from China, the agency said on Friday. The USITC voted for continued investigations into whether aluminum foil imports from China were being dumped or subsidized,...

  • LONDON, April 12- Britain's Supreme Court has denied the tobacco industry permission to appeal a new plain packaging law, meaning that from next month, as planned, all tobacco products sold in the United Kingdom will have dark brown packaging and no branding. The decision, announced by the court on Wednesday, is in line with an earlier decision made last year that...

  • April 11- Loews Corp, a hotel, energy and financial services conglomerate, said it would buy plastic packaging manufacturer Consolidated Container Co from Bain Capital Private Equity for about $1.2 billion. Consolidated Container, which provides packaging solutions for beverages, food and household chemicals, will become a part of a newly created segment...

  • April 11- Loews Corp, a hotel, energy and financial services conglomerate, said on Tuesday it would buy plastic packaging manufacturer Consolidated Container Co from Bain Capital Private Equity for about $1.2 billion. The deal is expected to be funded with about 50 percent cash on hand and 50 percent debt, Loews said in a statement. It will be a part of a...

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  • Deutsche Post gears up for holiday deliveries demand

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