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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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Proceeds from these two divestitures totalled $2.2 billion.
Jeffries LLC analyst Mark Wiltamuth also pegged the store divestitures at less than 1,000, depending on the market-share formula used by the FTC.
We chose a developing country since few empirical studies examined divestitures in such an institutional context (Sun, 2012).
Depending upon the circumstances, the reviewing agency might require a "buyer up front" divestiture or a "post-order" divestiture.
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especially divestitures, are usually favored over conduct-based
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Divestitures are complex transactions, requiring multiple steps and involving many individuals over an extended period.
"The completion of these divestitures and the execution of a new gas supply agreement for our retail gas business are important milestones in our strategic realignment and will significantly reduce our collateral requirements and improve liquidity," said Mayo A.
* Divestitures have unique characteristics that distinguish them from other M&A transactions.
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