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VF Corp to Spin Off Jeans/Outlet Biz

GREENSBORO, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced that its Board of Directors intends to separate the company into two independent, publicly traded companies: VF Corporation, a global apparel and footwear powerhouse, and a yet-to-be named company (NewCo), which will hold VF’s Jeans and…

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Perrigo to Separate Pharma Unit

DUBLIN, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Perrigo Company plc (NYSE; TASE: PRGO) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a plan to separate the Company’s Prescription Pharmaceuticals (Rx) business following the Company’s previously announced strategic portfolio review. Continuing its focus on enhancing shareholder value, the Board believes a separation of the Rx business will better enable this…

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LINN Energy Spins Off Riviera Resources

HOUSTON, Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LINN Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: LNGG) (“LINN” or the “Company”) announced today that it has completed the previously announced spin-off of Riviera Resources, Inc. (“Riviera”) from LINN (the “Spin-Off”). Riviera is now an independent reporting company and is expected to begin trading on the OTC Market under the ticker symbol “RVRA” on August 8, 2018. Under…

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Legion Thinks NTRI is Misunderstood

The Reporting Persons purchased the Shares based on the Reporting Persons’ belief that the Shares, when purchased, were undervalued and represented an attractive investment opportunity. Depending upon overall market conditions, other investment opportunities available to the Reporting Persons, and the availability of Shares at prices that would make the purchase or sale of Shares desirable,…

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Lilly to Separate Animal Health Unit

INDIANAPOLIS, July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Eli Lilly and Company(NYSE: LLY) today announced that the company has completed its strategic review of Elanco Animal Health, and will file a registration statement in the coming weeks with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a potential initial public offering (IPO) of a minority ownership stake in Elanco as a separate company….

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LINN Energy Sets Date for Riviera Spin Off

HOUSTON, July 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LINN Energy, Inc. (OTCQB:LNGG) (“LINN” or the “Company”) announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has unanimously approved the previously announced spin-off of Riviera Resources, Inc. (“Riviera”) from LINN (the “Spin-Off”). Following the Spin-Off and the transactions contemplated thereby, for each share of LINN common stock…

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Danaher to Spin Off Dental Unit

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) today announced its intention to spin off its Dental segment into an independent, publicly-traded company (“DentalCo”). The transaction is intended to be tax-free to Danaher shareholders and expected to be completed in the second half of 2019. “This is an important step towards realizing even greater potential…

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A Venezuelan Spin-Off, Anybody?

Dear Mercantil Servicios Financieros, C.A. Shareholder, On December 15, 2017, our shareholders voted to approve the separation of our subsidiary, Mercantil Bank Holding Corporation, or the Company, through a spin-off. We believe that Mercantil Servicios Financieros, C.A., which we call MSF, and the Company will be better-positioned, as separate, independent companies, to capture growth opportunities by operating with…

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Red Oak Critical of EDUC Governance

July 3, 2018 Educational Development Corporation 5402 South 122nd East Avenue Tulsa, OK 74146 Attention: Board of Directors Dear Members of the Board, As you are aware, Red Oak Partners, LLC (“Red Oak”) is a long-term shareholder of Educational Development Corporation (“EDUC” or the “Company”). Red Oak and funds under its control currently own 7.7% of…

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Autoliv Completes Veoneer Spin-Off

Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIVsdb) the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, today announced the completion of the spin-off of its electronics segment, Veoneer, Inc. With the completion of the spin-off, Veoneer, Inc. will today begin regular way trading on the New York Stock Exchange and will begin trading on Nasdaq Stockholm as an…

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DDR Completes Retail Value Spin-Off

BEACHWOOD, Ohio — July 2, 2018, DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) today announced that it has completed the previously announced spin-off of Retail Value Inc. (“RVI”), which is now an independent, publicly traded company that will begin regular-way trading today on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) under the ticker symbol “RVI.” RVI has a portfolio of…

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Seadrill Emerges from Chapter 11

Hamilton, Bermuda, July 2, 2018 – Seadrill Limited (“Seadrill” or the “Company“) announces today (the “Effective Date“) that it has emerged from chapter 11 after successfully completing its reorganization pursuant to its chapter 11 plan of reorganization (the “Plan“). All conditions precedent to the restructuring contemplated by the Plan have been satisfied or otherwise waived. The Plan…

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Novartis to Spin Off Eye Care Unit

Basel, June 29, 2018 – Novartis today announced its intention to spinoff Alcon, its eye care division, into a separately-traded standalone company. The planned spinoff would enable Novartis and Alcon to focus fully on their respective growth strategies. Completion of the transaction is subject to general market conditions, tax rulings and opinions, final Board of Directors…

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KAR Auction Files Form 10 for SpinCo

Dear KAR Stockholder: In February, KAR Auction Services, Inc. (“KAR”) announced plans to separate its salvage auction businesses. The separation will occur by means of a spin-off of a newly formed company named IAA Spinco Inc. (“IAA”), which will contain the pre-separation salvage auction businesses of KAR, currently operated by KAR’s subsidiaries, Insurance Auto Auctions,…

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Possible Rangers/Knicks Spin Off in the Works

It’s not the Yankees but still, interesting… Item 8.01 Other Events The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) today announced that its board of directors has unanimously approved a plan to explore a possible spin-off that would separate its sports businesses from its entertainment businesses, creating two distinct publicly traded companies. If MSG proceeds with the spin-off transaction, it would be…

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GE to Spin Off Healthcare Unit

BOSTON – 26 June 2018: GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the results of its strategic review. GE will focus on Aviation, Power and Renewable Energy, creating a simpler, stronger, leading high-tech Industrial company. In addition to the pending combination of its Transportation business with Wabtec, GE plans to separate GE Healthcare into a standalone company, pursue…

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KEMC Supports Monarch on Resolute Energy

Purpose of Transaction. The Reporting Person acquired the Shares over which it exercises beneficial ownership on behalf of the Kimmeridge Funds in the belief that the Shares are undervalued and are an attractive investment. The Reporting Person is broadly supportive of the Issuer’s agreement with Monarch Alternative Capital LP regarding the review of potential strategic…

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Sailingstone Sends Letter to Turquoise Hill

June 12, 2018 Board of Directors c/o Company Secretary Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. Suite 354 – 200 Granville Street Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, V6C 1S4 Dear Members of the Board: SailingStone Capital Partners has been engaged in dialogue with the independent directors of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (“TRQ” or “Turquoise Hill”) for several years regarding…

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Denali Wants DFIN to Look for a Buyer

June 5, 2018 The Board of Directors Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. 35 West Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60601 RE: Shareholder request for special committee to seek strategic alternatives for Donnelley Financial Solutions (the “Company”) Dear Members of the Board: We appreciate the recent investor day you held in New York. However, as evident in the continued decline…

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Son of a.. Almost Missed This Little Spin-off!

ALAMEDA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 8, 2018– BioTime, Inc. (NYSE American: BTX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on degenerative diseases, announced that a draft registration statement on Form 10 was submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The draft registration statement relates to the proposed distribution of some or all of BioTime’s shares of AgeX Therapeutics, Inc. (“AgeX”) common stock,…