Corporate divorces are hard, but are often worth the pain / The Edge urges Amazon & Disney Spinoff

Corporate divorces are hard, but are often worth the pain / The Edge urges Amazon & Disney Spinoff By Katherine Ruston, US Business Editor, The Telegraph. The average corporate split generates more than eight times the value that the same company would have had without a break-up. Breaking up is hard to do. At least that’s what the singer Neil Sedaka told us. But done the right way, it can be well worth the trouble. Amazon and Disney could be among the next in line, say analysts at The Edge Consultancy, a firm which specialises in evaluating corporate spin-offs. The logic is easy to see. “A spin-off would help to get Amazon re-rated because of the higher...