Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Alliance One is a Virginia corporation with revenues of approximately $2.3 billion and operating income of approximately $223.8 million in fiscal 2010. Our common stock has been traded on the New York Stock Exchange since 1995. Through our predecessor companies, we have a long operating history in the leaf tobacco industry with some customer relationships beginning in the early 1900s. Alliance One is one of only two global publicly held leaf tobacco merchants, each with substantially similar global market shares. We have broad geographic processing capabilities, a diversified product offering and an established customer base, including all of the major consumer tobacco product manufacturers. Our goal is to be the preferred supplier of quality tobacco products and innovative solutions to the world’s manufacturers and marketers of tobacco products. ... More ...