Divestiture


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Divestiture

A complete asset or investment disposal such as outright sale or liquidation.

Divestiture

The removal of assets from a person or firm's balance sheet through sale, exchange, closure, bankruptcy, or some other means. Divestiture may occur when a person or company has acquired more than he/she/it can properly administer. This sort of divestiture may occur slowly; for example, a corporation may slowly sell subsidiaries to concentrate exclusively on its core competence. On the other hand, divestiture may occur because a person or company has become cash poor and needs to build liquidity very quickly.

divestiture

The sale, liquidation, or spinoff of a division or subsidiary. For example, a firm may decide to divest itself of a division in order to concentrate its managerial efforts on more promising segments of its business.
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To assure that the requested divestiture is effective in restoring competition, Steves proposes several forms of so- called "conduct remedies." Some are appropriate.
Fitch's key assumptions for Newell on a combined basis with Jarden at the time of the acquisition, prior to any asset divestitures included: Organic revenue growth rate of 3% annually on a pro-forma basis of $15.5 billion; EBITDA growing to over $3 billion in 2018 from a 2015 pro-forma EBITDA basis of $2.4 billion; and FCF generation of $800 million in 2017 and approaching $1 billion by 2019.
APAC revenue was USD 34m, down 17%, or up 10% excluding impacts from currency and the Australian ATM divestiture, primarily driven by growth in India.
Complete divestiture, involving both direct and indirect investments, would be complicated and expensive.
With the completion of the Generics divestiture, Allergan plans to commence its previously announced share repurchase program under board authorisation of up to USD10 billion of the company's common stock in the coming days.
The company is working with an investment bank to evaluate strategic options regarding the planned divestiture of ValidSoft.
During the transition period of the divestiture, some advertising contracts signed by AirMedia's sales team were carried forward after the share transfer.
(1995) explained that the most compelling motive for divestiture is the urgent need to obtain internal funds because external financing is too costly.
Depending upon the circumstances, the reviewing agency might require a "buyer up front" divestiture or a "post-order" divestiture.
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"These initial divestitures represent important steps in advancing the growth strategy Takeda outlined following our transformational acquisition of Shire earlier this year," said Christophe Weber, president and CEO of Takeda.