Shares of Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) ended Monday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.10 points or -0.14% at $71.22 with 1.55 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $71.15, the shares hit an intraday low of $71.05 and an intraday high of $71.89 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $19.88 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 272.76 million shares.
Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH) announced it priced $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.400% Senior Notes due 2046 (the “Notes”).
The Notes will be issued at a price of 99.454% of their principal amount. Proceeds from the Notes, together with the proceeds from Delphi’s previously announced offering of €500 million 1.600% Senior Notes due 2028, will be used to repay its existing $800 million 5.00% Senior Notes due 2023 (the “2023 Notes”).
Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated are joint book-running managers for the offering of the Notes.
The offering of the Notes is made only by means of a prospectus. Copies may be obtained by contacting (1) Citigroup Global Markets Inc. at 1-800-831-9146, (2) Goldman, Sachs & Co. at 1-866-471-2526, (3) J.P. Morgan Securities LLC at 212-834-4533 or (4) Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated at 1-800-294-1322. The Notes are being offered pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on October 30, 2015.
Shares of Unilever N.V. (ADR) (NYSE:UN) ended Monday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.17 points or 0.37% at $46.27 with 1.29 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $46.29, the shares hit an intraday low of $46.12 and an intraday high of $46.35 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $141.18 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 1.28 billion shares.
Unilever announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Seventh Generation, Inc., the North American home and personal care products company.
Based in Vermont, Seventh Generation is a pioneer in corporate responsibility and sustainable product innovations, including plant-based detergents and household cleaners. The company’s turnover exceeded US $200m in 2015 and it has seen double digit compounded annual growth over the last 10 years.
Seventh Generation has a comprehensive product portfolio and a distribution network covering the ‘natural’ category in grocery, mass merchandise and e-commerce channels.
Nitin Paranjpe, President of Unilever’s Home Care business said: “Seventh Generation has long been a disruptor in the US marketplace, leading the industry in sustainable innovation while attracting new generations of conscious consumers. This addition to Unilever’s product portfolio will help us meet rising demand for high-quality products with a purpose.”
Kees Kruythoff, President of Unilever North America, added: “We’re thrilled to add Seventh Generation to our brand portfolio, providing us with the opportunity to accelerate growth with our retail partners and connect in new ways with consumers. Adding Seventh Generation to Unilever’s portfolio of purpose-driven brands like Ben & Jerry’s and Dove demonstrates our continued commitment to the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan.”
Seventh Generation CEO John Replogle said: “For 28 years, Seventh Generation has been creating products that are not only effective but also designed with environmental and human health in mind while demonstrating that business can have a greater purpose, serving not just profit but people and the planet as well. marks the next chapter and we’re proud to join Unilever and its shared vision for purpose-led business on a global scale. Working together we are confident we can have a positive impact on the health of billions of people around the world, truly fulfilling our mission of nurturing the next seven generations while transforming global commerce.”