Citations with the tag: CORPORATE divestiture
Results 1 - 50
- Firms that could be the next spinoffs.
Gross, Daniel // Crain's Chicago Business; 2/12/96, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p4
Focuses on spinoff trends in companies based in Chicago, Illinois. Market competitiveness prompting companies to consider spinoffs; Expectations of spinoff activities until the end of the 1990s; Comments from the area's business owners.
- Extended pay-off in a divestiture.
Gross, Daniel // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal; Jul/Aug93, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p10
Reports on the extended pay-off in divestitures of free-standing companies. Reluctance of the buyer and seller; Deal making issues; Call for a substantial post-completion payment.
- Divestiture activity in 1994.
Gross, Daniel // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal; May/Jun95, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p58
Reports that corporate sell offs increased in number and in dollar value in 1993. Reasons for divestiture; Large selloffs in 1994; Impact of the increased sale of unwanted businesses on the divestiture market.
- 25 largest divestitures.
Gross, Daniel // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal; May/Jun95, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p60
Ranks the 25 largest divestitures in 1994. Includes McKesson Corp.'s sale of PCS Health Systems to Eli Lilly & Co.; Eastman Kodak Co.'s sale of Sterling Winthrop to SmithKline Beecham PLC; United Healthcare Corp.'s sale of Diversified Pharmaceutical Services to SmithKline Beecham PLC.
- Spinoffs start to sputter.
Lacoursiere, Catherine // Treasury & Risk Management; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p28
Focuses on corporate spinoffs. Successful and unsuccessful spinoffs; Divestiture option of choice for corporations; Discriminating tendencies of investors; Reasons for spinoffs' failure as independent companies; Cancelling of spin off operations beyond their prime. INSET: Putting the right...
- Divestiture activity in 1995.
Lacoursiere, Catherine // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal; Mar/Apr96, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p46
Presents statistics on divestitures in the United States for 1995. Completed divestiture 1986 to 1995; Most active divesting industries by dollar value for 1995; Most active by number of transactions; Breakdown values of divestitures 1995 versus 1994; Foreign acquisition of divested United...
- The intricate rules for crafting a spin-off.
Hudspeth, Thomas H.; Kliegman, Michael J. // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal; May/Jun96, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p47
Presents information on the importance of capital structure, financial reporting requirements, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules, in relation to enhancing a spin-off. Consideration of capital structure of subsidiary being spun off; Indepth look at requirements for a tax-free spin-off;...
- Reverse spin.
Osterland, Andrew // Financial World; 1/30/96, Vol. 165 Issue 2, p26
Warns that corporate spin-offs applauded by investors in the 1990s may not look so attractive when the business cycle turns. The record value of corporate spin-offs in 1995; The belief that the trend will continue in 1996 with a wider divergence in the quality of the transactions; Corporate...
- Corporate Reorganizations.
Madden, Lisa; Zent, Brenda // Corporate Business Taxation Monthly; Aug2003, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p37
Examines dot.com business spinoffs in the U.S. Business expansion rule; Internal Revenue Service's Revenue Ruling 2003-238; Automatic extension of time to file section 338 election.
- Would $10 million help you in your business?
Barnes, Eric // San Diego Business Journal; 10/13/97, Vol. 18 Issue 41, p24
Discusses a marketing strategy called `spinoff' which companies can use when they want to go public and improve sales. Definition of spinoff; Examination of the use of spinoff by American Telephone and Telegraph Corporation and General Motors; Details on how a spinoff occurs.
- Breaking up isn't hard to do.
Schafer, Sarah // Inc.; 9/12/95 Special Bonus Issue, Vol. 17 Issue 13, p89
Comments on a situation in which a company needs to divide a jointly-owned database. What happens when business partners decide to split; The database that was shared by a co-owned psychological counseling service; Re-customizing the database.
- Knowing what your practice is worth.
Luxenberg, Stan // Medical Economics; 07/28/97, Vol. 74 Issue 15, p151
Discusses the sale of medical practices. Arbitrary nature of appraising medical practices; Most important variables in determining how much a practice is worth; Which practices get the highest prices. INSET: Is that purchase offer as good as it seems?..
- Grace heads into the last stage of divestments.
Kiesche, Elizabeth S. // Chemical Week; 8/11/93, Vol. 153 Issue 5, p18
Reports on the status of W.R. Grace's last round of divestments. Plans to shed `probationary business'; Share charge against second-quarter earnings; Businesses discontinued.
- Looking for winners? Look for spinoffs.
Napach, Bernice // Medical Economics; 07/15/96, Vol. 73 Issue 13, p17
Reports on corporate spinoffs in 1996. Lucent Technologies from AT&T; Earthgrains from Anheuser-Busch Cos.; Average performance of spinoffs in the market during the first 18 months of operation; Parent companies' performance after the spinoff.
- Clients count in this divorce.
Napach, Bernice // Advertising Age; 2/17/1997, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p14
Opinion. Praises France's Publicis Communication and Chicago-based True North Communications agreed to take into consideration their clients as they plan to go their separate ways. Assertion that mergers, consolidation between advertising agencies do not succeed when the client is not taken...
- Spinoffs Seek Whirlwind Of Value.
McCall, Margo // Wireless Week; 03/12/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p59
Focuses on the move of corporations to spinoff operating units. Causes of such action; Big companies that have practiced the trend; Benefits from spinoffs.
- Qualcomm Hangs Onto The Chips.
Albright, Peggy // Wireless Week; 7/30/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 31, p10
Reports on the decision of Qualcomm to cancel the spinoff of its its intellectual property rights business from the semiconductor business. Benefits of the spin off; Reasons for canceling the plan; Views of analysts on the reorganization of Qualcomm.
- Saks to Saks: It's time to say good-bye.
Albright, Peggy // Home Textiles Today; 07/24/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 45, p2
Focuses on the spin-off of Saks Fifth Avenue from Saks Incorporated in Birmingham, Alabama. Relevance of the spin-offs in the implementation of the companies' growth strategies; Creation of Saks Fifth Avenue Enterprises, Inc.; Store operations of Saks Incorporated.
- Gold sees more growth for spun-off producer.
Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today; 4/14/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 31, p2
Reports that furniture company The Mitchell Gold Company sees more growth with partner upholstery maker Walfra Investment Partners in the United States. Terms of the deal; Benefits for both companies; Consultation with equity investors.
- Troubled Cendant Corp. to sell software division: TLC, McGraw-Hill & Houghton Mifflin cited as...
Evans, Gary // Electronic Education Report; 08/19/98, Vol. 5 Issue 15, p1
Announces Cendant Corp.'s confirmation of rumors that it is planning to sell off its Cendant Software division. Financial problems of Cendant Corp.; Speculation on what company would be interested in buying the education software publisher; sales of Cendant Software; The Leaning Corp., Houghton...
- Sylvan Learning Systems spins off its Sylvan Prometric Division.
Evans, Gary // Electronic Education Report; 10/13/99, Vol. 6 Issue 19, p7
Reports on the decision of Baltimore, Maryland-based Sylvan Learning Systems Inc. to spin off its Sylvan Prometric testing division.
- Telefonica: Left out in the cold?
B.S. // Telecommunications - International Edition; Dec97, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p32
Reports on the separation of BT-MCI combine in Madrid, Spain. Absence of win situation; Effects to Telefonica on the partnering with BT.
- A different kind of surgery.
McClelland, Stephen // Telecommunications - International Edition; Sep2000, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p8
Discusses the trend toward restructuring incumbent and dominant telephone operators in the United States and Europe. Search for assets that are undervalued; Ways embraced by telecommunication companies to boost capitalization and unlock shareholder value; Investor interest in loss-making...
- MasTec Mines Options for Holdings.
Martinez, Matthew // Mergers & Acquisitions Report; 01/25/99, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p5
No abstract available.
- Spectranetics Puts Sub on the Block.
Cohen // Mergers & Acquisitions Report; 03/01/99, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p6
Reports that Spectranetics Corp. is assessing its options for its Polymicro subsidiary, including a sale of the silica glass producing unit. Revenue of Spectranetics in 1998; Profits and cash flow generated by Polymicro.
- Furon to Sell Cable Sub.
Martinez, Matthew // Mergers & Acquisitions Report; 03/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p4
Reports that Furon Co. is selling its Dekoron wire and cable subsidiary in 1999. Market capitalization of the company; Worldwide sales of Dekoron for the fiscal year ended January 31, 1999; Participation of ING Barings Furman Selz on the divestiture; Earnings of Furon for the third quarter...
- Witco Places Additives Sub on Block.
Leibs, Anthony // Mergers & Acquisitions Report; 05/17/99, Vol. 12 Issue 20, p4
Reports on the plan of Witco Corp., a manufacturer of chemical products, to sell its petroleum additives business. Posted earnings of the business; Comments from Sean O'Connor, vice president of Witco; Implication of the move.
- Dexter Seeks to Divest Wiring Division With DLJ's Help.
Pratt, Ben // Mergers & Acquisitions Report; 09/20/99, Vol. 12 Issue 37, p5
Focuses on the plans of Dexter Corp. to divest its printed wiring board (PWB) business. Background information on the firm; Comment from Karen Lane Gilsenan, an analyst at Merill Lynch company; Plans for larger restructuring by Dexter; Revenue earned by Dexter for the second quarter of 1999.
- Blindsided by Woes, VisionAmerica Eyes Divesting Divisions.
Cecil, Mark // Mergers & Acquisitions Report; 04/03/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 14, p10
Reports on the factors behind the decision of VisionAmerica Inc. to put several of its subsidiary corporations up for sale in 2000. Resignation of chief financial officer Ronald Edmonds; Losses for the fourth quarter of 1999; Increase in total debt of the company.
- Will Shoney's Untie Captain D's?
Roberts, Ricardo // Mergers & Acquisitions Report; 09/25/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 38, p1
Reports on the possibility of an spinoff of Shoney's Inc. subsidiary Captain D's after the completion of a financial restructuring program by Shoney's as of September 25, 2000.
- Will Bidders Wish To Nibble Exabyte?
Roberts, Ricardo // Mergers & Acquisitions Report; 02/12/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p5
Focuses on the divestiture plans of Exabyte Corp. Speculations about the difficulty of finding buyers; Stock revenues; Financial conditions.
- Factory Divestitures: New Defense Trend.
Hahn, Avital Louria // Investment Dealers' Digest; 10/27/2003, Vol. 69 Issue 41, p11
Reports on factory divestitures in the U.S. Details of Boeing Co.'s factory divestiture.
- Spinoffs good and bad: Nicer IRS, but a threat to sales tax from the Internet.
Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer; 02/23/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30336, p27
Opinion. Comments on the two government spinoffs that are likely to help the municipal bond market in the United States. Elimination of the federal deficit; Giving bond issuers the right to appeal US Internal Revenue Service rulings that their bonds are taxable.
- Harcourt hopes to boost stock price by selling stake in Neiman Marcus.
Ferris, Craig T. // Book Publishing Report; 09/06/99, Vol. 24 Issue 35, p6
Reports on textbook publisher Harcourt General's plan to spin off its controlling interest in clothing company The Neiman Marcus Group.
- Solvay to divest.
Ferris, Craig T. // Rubber & Plastics News; 4/22/2002, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p7
Reports the corporate divestiture of Solvay S.A. in Brussels, Belgium.
- Making the cut.
Tschida, Molly // Modern Physician; Dec99, Vol. 3 Issue 12, p6
Presents information on the plans of PhyCor to divest its underperforming medical clinics in 2000. Reason for the move; Sale completed by PhyCor in 1999; Net revenue of the company for the third quarter of 1999.
- THX ESTABLISHED AS INDEPENDENT COMPANY.
Tschida, Molly // Multimedia Publisher; Aug2002, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p4
Reports on the spinoff of THX as an independent company as of August 2002.
- Heads up, one-company managers.
Poe, Randall; Courter, Carol Lee // Across the Board; Feb1994, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p5
Presents a report of Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. which indicate that one-company managers are major targets in corporate downsizing.
- Motorola disbands global unit.
Jones, Sandra // Crain's Chicago Business; 5/6/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p1
Reports the disbanding of a corporate unit by Motorola Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. Establishment of marketing presence to biggest phone company customers by the company; Conflict of executives over corporate accounts; Reduction on the financial resources of the company.
- Novartis to Sell Fungicide Line.
Young, Ian // Chemical Week; 6/21/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 24, p25
Deals with the divestiture of the strobilurin fungicide business of Novartis company. Reason for the divestiture; Overview of the fungicide business.
- Rubber know-how nurtures plastic peer.
Chamberlain, Gary // Design News; 10/19/98, Vol. 54 Issue 20, p105
Focuses on the corporate divestiture initiative of QMR Plastics company for its plastic business. Information on the company; Details on the spinoff initiative; Sales posted by the firm. INSET: Custom designs drive QMR Plastics' success.
- Melville spins off Footstar.
Chamberlain, Gary // Discount Store News; 10/7/96, Vol. 35 Issue 19, p32
Reports that Melville Corp. will complete the spin-off of its Footstar division on October 12, 1996.
- A fair exchange.
Chamberlain, Gary // Director (00123242); Oct2001, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p67
Addresses the consequences of a corporate divestiture. Availability of full taper relief for shareholders; Impact on employees; Advice from John Moore, solicitor for Abbey Legal Protection.
- Qualcomm drops semiconductor spinoff.
Chamberlain, Gary // RCR Wireless News; 7/30/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p18
Reports on the decision of Qualcomm Inc. to drop its spin off plan for its semiconductor business.
- Celiant aims to branch out beyond Lucent.
Omatseye, Sam // RCR Wireless News; 12/3/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 49, p31
No abstract available.
- Aberdeen group calls in receiver.
Golding, Christina // Caterer & Hotelkeeper; 10/10/2002, Vol. 191 Issue 4243, p6
Deals with the administrative receivership of the Aberdeen Steak Houses in October 2002. Estimated amount to be raised from the receivership; Financial performance of Aberdeen.
- Failing to respond to customer demands.
Golding, Christina // Management Accounting: Magazine for Chartered Management Account; Sep99, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p5
Reveals that most companies are restructuring their workforce according to function rather than customer needs, based on a survey of managers. Reason for workforce restructuring; What the growth in professional service organizations means; Ratio of companies that still use paper-based methods...
- Five-hospital system comes undone.
Bellandi, Deanna // Modern Healthcare; 02/28/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p4
Reports that the Baptist Saint Vincent, a five-hospital system in Jacksonville, Florida, has decided to divest after more than four years as a merged organization. Reason for the divestiture; Impact of the filing for bankruptcy by the physician-hospital organization on Saint Baptist.
- HealthSouth spinoff unleashes growth.
Saphir, Ann // Modern Healthcare; 06/21/99, Vol. 29 Issue 25, p3
Deals with the separation of HealthSouth Corp. into inpatient and outpatient companies. Result of the company's move; Total number of facilities of HealthSouth Hospital Corp.; Annual revenues of each company; Benefits of splitting the company.
- Playing it safe in divesting unwanted businesses.
Wall, Anthony J. // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal; Nov/Dec93, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p17
Discusses legal issues surrounding corporate divestitures. Factors to consider prior to divestiture of businesses; Case study of Revlon divestiture in 1986; Provisions under Delaware law regarding divestitures; Conveyance risks. INSET: Toeing the line..