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  • Unilever PLC declares offer for all preferences shares in Unilever N.V. unconditional

    London/Rotterdam – Unilever Corporate Holdings Nederland B.V. (the "Offeror"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever PLC, Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. are pleased to announce that the Offeror declares its recommended, partial, cash offer for (depositary receipts of) all 6% and 7% cumulative preference (sub)shares (together the “Preference Shares”) in the capital of Unilever N.V. (the “Offer”) unconditional (gestand doen). Remaining Preference Shares can be tendered in the post-acceptance period that commences on 27 October 2017 at 09:00 hours CET and ends on 2 November 2017 at 17:40 hours CET (the "Post-Acceptance Period"). Upon completion of the Offer, the Offeror will initiate statutory buy-out proceedings to acquire the remaining Preference Shares.

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  • Emerging markets driving growth in the third quarter

    Today, Unilever announced its results for the third quarter of 2017, which show emerging markets driving growth and good progress against the strategic objectives we set out for 2020.

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  • Unilever PLC launches offer for all preference shares in Unilever N.V.

    London/Rotterdam – Following the initial announcement by Unilever on 9 August 2017, Unilever Corporate Holdings Nederland B.V. (the “Offeror”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever PLC, today launches a recommended, unconditional and irrevocable partial cash offer for (depositary receipts of) all 6% and 7% cumulative preference (sub)shares (together the “Preference Shares”) in the capital of Unilever N.V. (the “Offer”). The acceptance period for holders of Preference Shares to tender their Preference Shares commences on 12 October 2017 at 9:00 hours CET and ends on 25 October 2017 at 17:40 hours CET (the “Acceptance Period”). Upon completion of the Offer, the Offeror will initiate statutory buy-out proceedings in order to acquire the remaining Preference Shares.

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  • Unilever to acquire Mãe Terra

    London/Rotterdam – Unilever announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Brazilian natural and organic food business Mãe Terra.

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  • Unilever to acquire Carver Korea

    London/Rotterdam – Unilever announced today that it has agreed to acquire Carver Korea, a leading skincare business in North Asia, for €2.27bn, from Bain Capital Private Equity and Goldman Sachs.

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  • Unilever announces sale of South Africa spreads business to Remgro

    London/Rotterdam – Unilever to acquire Remgro’s interest in Unilever South Africa in exchange for the Unilever South Africa spreads business plus cash consideration

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  • The future of innovation: startups and corporates to work under one roof by 2025

    Cologne – Unilever Foundry launches global study into corporate and startup collaboration at Dmexco today

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  • Unilever acquires Pukka Herbs

    London/Rotterdam – Unilever announced today that it has acquired the organic herbal tea business, Pukka Herbs Ltd.

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  • Unilever responds to the RSPO decision to lift suspension of the IOI Group

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  • Unilever to buy back preference shares

    London/Rotterdam – Unilever today announced that it has agreed terms with NN Investment Partners B.V. (“NN”) and ASR Nederland N.V. (“ASR”) for the acquisition of all their 6% and 7% cumulative preference shares in Unilever N.V. These represent approximately 97% of all the outstanding 6% and 7% cumulative preference shares and will be acquired by means of a public offer which Unilever intends to launch so as to enable all holders of the 6% and 7% cumulative preference shares to access the same terms as have been agreed with NN and ASR. This offer would value all of the outstanding 6% and 7% cumulative preference shares at €450 million. This represents an important step in simplifying the capital structure, which Unilever has been pursuing for many years. It will make Unilever easier to understand, and improve corporate governance by strengthening the link between economic interest and voting rights for our shareholders.

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  • Unilever to acquire Weis ice cream business in Australia

    Sydney & Toowoomba - Unilever today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Weis, an Australian ice cream business.

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  • Unilever completes acquisition of Hourglass

    London/Rotterdam – Unilever announced today that, further to the announcement made on 19 June 2017, it has completed the acquisition of Hourglass.

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