A subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (“Imperial” or the “Company”) has
entered into a purchase agreement with Reynolds American Inc. (“Reynolds”) for the
acquisition of assets, including a portfolio of US cigarette brands, Winston, Maverick,
Kool, Salem and US and international e-cigarette brand blu, plus the national sales
force, offices and production facilities currently owned by Lorillard Inc.
For more details on the transactions read the press releases below: