BATUS Holdings Inc.

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BATUS Holdings Inc. BATUS Holdings Inc. stands for British American Tobacco United States Holdings, Inc. It was formerly the parent company of Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company.


Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation was a subsidiary of BATUS Tobacco Services Inc. BATUS Tobacco Services Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BATUS Holdings Inc., which operates as a holding company (1994) [1] BATUS Holdings Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of South Western Nomine Limited, which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of B.A.T. Industries, P.L.C. [2] Before January 1990, BATUS Holdings Inc. was known as BATUS Inc. BATUS Holdings Inc. is a Delaware corporation with its principal office and place of business in Louisville, Kentucky [3]

BATUS Holdings, Inc. manufactures, advertises and sells throughout the US the following brands: Kool, Barclay, BelAir, Capri, Raleigh, Richland, Laredo, Eli Cutter and Viceroy. The company operates as a subsidiary of British American Tobacco plc.


  1. Castano: BWT List of Affiliations 5/27/94)
  2. 1994 Castano: BWT List of Affiliations 5/27/94
  3. C. Francesconi Aff. 6/21/94

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