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EUR 171.62 For Business Accounts Only

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc: Strong first-half performance and improved outlook bode well for leverage

The increase in profit and the better outlook are credit positive and the performance, if sustained in the second half, will result in improving debt metrics.
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Reckitt Benckiser Group

Reckitt Benckiser Group develops, acquires, produces, distributes and promotes consumer products in the health, hygiene and home categories. Co.'s health category covers treatment products such as pain and flu, and also wellness products in sexual wellbeing, footcare, vitamins and supplements. Co.'s hygiene category consists of personal and home hygiene products. Co.'s geographical segments comprise Europe (ENA) and Africa, Middle East (DvM). ENA comprises Europe, Russia/CIS, Israel, North America, Australia and New Zealand. DvM principally comprises North Africa, Middle East (excluding Israel) and Turkey, Africa, South Asia, North Asia, Latin America, Japan, South Korea and ASEAN.

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