divestiture


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divestiture

n. the court ordered or voluntary giving up of a possession or right, which is a common result in an anti-trust action to prevent monopoly or other restraint of trade.

See: abridgment, garnishment
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1995) explained that the most compelling motive for divestiture is the urgent need to obtain internal funds because external financing is too costly.
For divestiture to work well, several conditions should exist.
In year one, Del Monte expects earnings generated from the acquisition of Meow Mix to largely offset the dilutive impact of the private label soup and infant feeding divestiture.
7 billion of the holding company's proceeds from the Nuveen divestiture will be contributed to St.
Cotelligent intends to file with the SEC a proxy statement and other relevant materials in connection with the proposed divestiture (the "Divestiture") of its IT services and solutions business pursuant to the terms of an Asset Purchase Agreement by and among Cotelligent, Inc.
In reviewing the competitive effects of the proposal in the Franklin City banking market and the adequacy of the proposed divestiture, the Board also has taken into account the structure of the market.
Some 78 percent of the survey participants cited the straight sale as the most popular and effective divestiture strategy.
In chapter 2, the authors present a methodology for evaluating the effect of divestiture of public sector enterprises which is applicable to a variety of settings.
I am pleased we were able to substantially complete the divestiture process within 120 days of the HSI acquisition," said D.
2007 production volumes are expected to be between 189 million and 201 million BOE, or between 177 million and 188 million BOE excluding properties targeted for divestiture, which are projected to be included in results for part of 2007;
The Department of Justice has advised the Board that, in light of the proposed divestiture, consummation of the proposal likely would not have a significantly adverse effect on competition in any relevant banking market.
s latest divestiture proposal, raising doubts about whether Lockheed Martin will be able to complete its proposed $12 billion takeover of Northrop.