BARRON’S: 5 Spinoffs That Could Spin Higher

BARRON’S:  5 Spinoffs That Could Spin Higher By Alexander Eule, Staff Features Writer, BARRON’S: The investment bankers couldn’t have scripted it any better: Less than three years after Kraft Foods Group was spun out of its parent company, the packaged-food giant got a massive takeout offer from H.J. Heinz, its privately held peer. The deal, announced last month, values Kraft (ticker: KRFT) at roughly $50 billion, double its value at the time of the October 2012 spinoff. ANOTHER FACTOR DRIVING SPINOFF performance is its appeal to larger firms. Analysts at Edge Consulting, which focuses on special...