Monthly Archives: March 2019


Eaton to Spin Off Lighting Unit

DUBLIN, Ireland … Power management company Eaton (NYSE:ETN) today announced that it intends to pursue a tax-free spin-off of its Lighting business. The spin-off will create an independent, publicly traded company and is expected to be completed by the end of 2019. Goldman Sachs is serving as Eaton’s financial advisor on the transaction. The Lighting business…


Gap to Spin Off Old Navy

SAN FRANCISCO – February 28, 2019 – Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced plans to create two independent publicly traded companies: Old Navy, a category-leader in family apparel, and a yet-to-benamed company (“NewCo”), which will consist of the iconic Gap brand, Athleta, Banana Republic, Intermix and Hill City. Gap Inc. expects to effect the separation through…