stand-alone company

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Stand-Alone Company

A company that is not a subsidiary of another company. A subsidiary is sometimes spun off and becomes a stand-alone company because it may have higher profit potential as an independent entity.

stand-alone company

An independent operating firm. For example, a large diversified firm may consider spinning off a subsidiary because, as a stand-alone company, the subsidiary would command a higher price-earnings ratio than the parent.
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P&G has taken a "significant" equity stake in the new stand alone company but a spokeswoman said its contribution of 160 years intellectual property represented a far more substantial investment.
Fitch believes the strong operating performance of Fidelity as a stand alone company, the operating strength and business diversification brought from Certegy, sound liquidity, and improved leverage also support the ratings.
It is a perfect opportunity for a stand alone company or for existing Internet Service Providers (ISP) or other technology companies interested in entering the VoIP industry inexpensively.
We intend to execute aggressively on our strategy to increase our leadership in the consumer, survey, GIS and OEM markets worldwide, and SCP is both committed and uniquely qualified to help us achieve even greater success as a stand alone company.
Hock is an excellent choice to drive growth through strong tactical and strategic execution, and to lead Avago following its successful transition to a fully stand alone company," said Chang.
We've created tremendous value for our investors while helping to establish Horizon Lines as a truly independent and stand alone company.
IBA"), a Belgian company, will operate as a private, stand alone company with headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, Illinois.
When LANDesk was established as a stand alone company in September of 2002, Intel lauded the decision with the following comment: "The LANDesk business is a leader in the desktop and device management segment," said John Miner, vice president and general manager of Intel Capital.
Mark Redwood, Managing Director of Reuters Automated Dealing Technologies, said, "As successful as AVT is as a stand alone company, by linking up with Reuters we join an established leader in the Treasury market.
The acquisition of these solutions presents us with the opportunity to better integrate them with MCSi's current services and to do so much more efficiently and at lower cost than is possible with Zengine as a stand alone company," continued Mr.
WINZ will provide product design and manufacturing support with the goal of creating a profitable, stand alone company within 2 years.
As with each of our subsidiaries, our goal for Titan Systems has been to create a company well positioned in its key market for long-term growth and capable of becoming an independent stand alone company.