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Synonyms for divestiture

the condition of being deprived of what one once had or ought to have

Words related to divestiture

an order to an offending party to rid itself of property

the sale by a company of a product line or a subsidiary or a division

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The implications of this study may be useful to shareholders of public-listed companies to determine how companies' characteristics and use of divestiture proceeds can affect their future wealth.
If divestiture is handled properly, the risks to the acquiring and divesting firms are small.
We believe the comprehensive nature of DOJ's review, with its antitrust expertise and considerable resources, provides substantial assurance that the merger will not adversely affect competition, considering the extensive divestiture required and the approval and enforcement mechanisms that are included in the consent decree.
The divestiture currently is expected to be slightly accretive to Del Monte's earnings per share in fiscal 2006, reflecting a small after-tax book gain, partially offset by the expected loss of earnings contribution from the businesses for the post-closing portion of this fiscal year and other costs related to the sale.
The business fundamentals for our remaining Midwest and Western regions remain sound and we believe the divestiture of our Southeastern operations to be in the best interest of shareholder value.
Heinz expects a net dilution range from the potential divestitures of $0.
9 billion from a secondary stock offering and related stock sales as part of its divestiture of Nuveen.
On consummation of the proposed merger and divestiture, four of the seven commercial banking organizations that would compete with BB&T each would control more than 10 percent of market deposits, including a competitor that would control more than 21 percent of market deposits and a large multistate bank holding company that would control more than 11 percent of market deposits.
Leaders who follow a rigorous and systematic process can make divestiture a first-choice strategy rather than a last-resort reaction to events.
The study of divestiture of public enterprises is one of the most rapidly growing areas in economics.
NYSE: RXR) today announced two transactions significant to the completion of their store divestiture program: the closing of the sale of 221 stores to Maxi Drug, Inc.
At the meeting tomorrow, Anadarko will outline the major remaining assets targeted for divestiture by year-end 2007, with expected incremental after-tax proceeds totaling between $5 billion and $9 billion.
11) After the proposed merger and divestiture, BB&T would become the largest depository institution in the banking market, controlling deposits of $158.