Have you happened to look at the MCs of BTI and PM? Do you have any idea what is at stake here? Do you understand how foolish a buyout is at anything LESS THAN 10-15B? Do you realize that is like triple digits.
Your CEO wasn't born yesterday. This is high stakes poker and the dealer is on our side. If the FDA mandates lower nicotine levels (and watch the globe follow), look out. That doesn't even consider cannabis/hemp. All gamechanging.
good luck it promises to be an exciting ride