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Unbundling

Separation of a multinational firm's transfers of funds into discrete flows for specific purposes. See: Bundling.
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Unbundling

The practice of separating previously joined products and selling them. Unbundling tends to become more common under deregulatory policies.
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unbundling

The separation and separate pricing of products and services by financial institutions. When deregulation resulted in price competition and the introduction of new products, financial institutions found it increasingly necessary to offer and price each product separately.
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unbundling

a colloquial term used to describe a DE-MERGER (the break-up of a company originally formed through a MERGER into two or more separate companies) or more generally the sale of a number of its business divisions by a conglomerate company (see DIVERSIFICATION).
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