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Related to break-up value: Breakup value
of a division in a company if that division were its own independent company. Companies considering taking over another use the breakup value, among other metrics, to determine whether a takeover
is worth the time and expense
. It is also called the private market value.
break-up value the value of a business's ASSETS when sold off separately, as opposed to selling the business as a going concern.