Next Potential M&A and Activist Targets, Cash-Rich Tech Companies, Apple, Google, Yahoo! Alibaba Spinoff

Next Potential M&A and Activist Targets, Cash-Rich Tech Companies, Apple, Google, Yahoo! Alibaba Spinoff Since the days of Y2K, a new study of US Spinoffs by global advisors, The Edge Consulting Group and Deloitte, reveals that the US Technology sector has seen ex-parent companies perform significantly better than the Spinoff companies they have spun-off and separately listed on the market to investors. Technology stocks have been in the limelight for the last year and have been drawing a lot of attention from shareholders. Even witnessing more corporate activism that has resulted in Spinoffs of big technology companies. Amongst the announced Tech Spinoffs above,...

Another Corporate Split In 2015? Edge calls out Amazon

Another Corporate Split In 2015? Edge calls out Amazon By Meghan Ottolini, Editor and Joseph Tsidulko of CRN: 2014 was the year of splits— both for HP and Symantec. Now, as we round out the year, could Amazon be next? A leading investment firm with a good track record in calling corporation breakups predicts Amazon will spin off its Web services business in 2015. The Edge Consulting Group says the spinoff would raise the total valuation of Amazon, which has struggled to turn quarterly profits. The consulting group predicts AWS’ value on… Watch TV clip… or Continue reading full...