• Unilever - maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream - scraps plan to move HQ to Netherlands after UK shareholder revolt

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    Thomson Reuters
    Withdrawal means that for now, Britain gets to keep one of its most valuable companies as it moves closer to Brexit.
    Scrapped plan seen as victory for shareholders, who had opposed the move.
    Unilever decided to collapse its Anglo-Dutch structure after a business review sparked by last year's failed $143 billion takeover approach by Kraft-Heinz.
    Unilever - the maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream - has abandoned plans to move its corporate headquarters from London to Rotterdam in the face of growing opposition from UK investors, Reuters reported. The withdrawal...
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  • Dutch PM faces fallout as Unilever shelves Rotterdam HQ plan

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Unilever's withdrawal of plans to move its headquarters to Rotterdam looked likely on Friday to trigger political fallout for Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte over his unpopular proposal to scrap a withholding tax on dividends.
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  • Unilever Won't Be Leaving the U.K. After All

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Unilever abandoned a plan to leave the U.K. for a single headquarters in the Netherlands after shareholders rebelled, torpedoing Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman ‘s plan to reshape the company through dealmaking.
    The about-face follows mounting opposition from fund managers at Columbia Threadneedle, Legal & General Investment Management, Schroders and other firms, which faced having to sell Unilever shares once the company dropped out of benchmark U.K. stock indexes. The company's U.K.-listed shares fell as much as 1% early Friday.
    "This is somewhat humiliating - or at least humbling...
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  • Unilever shelves plans to move HQ from London

    2 monthes ago - By eFinancial News

    Anglo-Dutch consumer group bows to pressure from investors over restructuring
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  • Unilever - maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream - scraps plan to move HQ to Netherlands after UK shareholder revolt

    Unilever - maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream - scraps plan to move HQ to Netherlands after UK shareholder revolt

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Withdrawal means that for now, Britain gets to keep one of its most valuable companies as it moves closer to Brexit.
    Scrapped plan seen as victory for shareholders, who had opposed the move.
    Unilever decided to collapse its Anglo-Dutch structure after a business review sparked by last year's failed $143 billion takeover approach by Kraft-Heinz.
    Unilever - the maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream - has abandoned plans to move its corporate headquarters from London to Rotterdam in the face of growing opposition from UK investors, Reuters reported. The withdrawal means that for now...
    Read more ...

     

  • Unilever - maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream - scraps plan to move HQ to Netherlands after UK shareholder revolt

    Unilever - maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream - scraps plan to move HQ to Netherlands after UK shareholder revolt

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Withdrawal means that for now, Britain gets to keep one of its most valuable companies as it moves closer to Brexit.
    Scrapped plan seen as victory for shareholders, who had opposed the move.
    Unilever decided to collapse its Anglo-Dutch structure after a business review sparked by last year's failed $143 billion takeover approach by Kraft-Heinz.
    Unilever - the maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream - has abandoned plans to move its corporate headquarters from London to Rotterdam in the face of growing opposition from UK investors, Reuters reported. The withdrawal means that for now...
    Read more ...

     

  • Unilever dumps plan for single head office in Rotterdam

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Anglo-Dutch consumer goods multinational Unilever, whose brands include Knorr and Dove, has scrapped a plan to consolidate its headquarters in the Netherlands following opposition from British shareholders.
    The company, which has head offices in both Rotterdam and London, says in a statement Friday that the plan to make Rotterdam its sole headquarters "has not received support from a significant group of shareholders."
    Unilever announced the plan in March as part of a package of structural changes that would make it "a simpler, more agile and more focused business.
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