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Imperial Tobacco Becomes Imperial Brands After Shareholder Approval

LONDON (Alliance News) - Imperial Tobacco Group PLC Friday confirmed it has changed its name to ...

Alliance News 5 February, 2016 | 1:55PM
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LONDON (Alliance News) - Imperial Tobacco Group PLC Friday confirmed it has changed its name to Imperial Brands PLC after receiving shareholder approval at its annual general meeting Wednesday.

The company also said that its new web address, www.imperialbrandsplc.com, will go live from next Monday.

Imperial announced plans to change its name back in December, saying in a statement that the new name "better reflects the dynamic, brand-focused business that we are now."

Shares in Imperial Tobacco were down 1.1% at 3,559.00 pence Friday afternoon.

By Hana Stewart-Smith; hanassmith@alliancenews.com; @HanaSSAllNews

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Imperial Tobacco Group PLC 2,138.50 GBX -2.08

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