Corporate Spinoffs Expected to Grow Next Year, Study Finds – NYT DealBook

Corporate Spinoffs Expected to Grow Next Year, Study Finds – NYT DealBook By Michael J De La Merced, Senior Writer, NYT DealBook: Though 2014 has been known as a banner year for megadeals, it has also been chock-full of a different kind of corporate maneuver: the spinoff, seen at work at companies ranging from Hewlett-Packard to eBay to Symantec. And, according to a report to be published on Thursday, next year is poised to be filled with even more breakups. The reason is simple, according to the consultancies the Edge and Deloitte: successful spinoffs generate significant returns. The two firms’ analysis concludes that such...