Investors Want The World’s Largest Banks to be Sliced Up, The Edge Research Names Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and HSBC

Investors Want The World’s Largest Banks to be Sliced Up, The Edge Research Names Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and HSBC By Kevin Dugan, Senior Writer, New York Post: Investors are trying to do what Janet Yellen can’t. They are circling around some of the world’s largest banks, pushing for a breakup into as many as four different companies, as expensive regulations from Yellen’s Federal Reserve make “too big to fail” a heavy burden for shareholders. While JPMorgan — the largest US bank by assets — has been called upon to split up, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and HSBC are also in the too-big-to-fail camp and shareholders say they’re getting less bang for their buck, Ryan Mendy,...

Spinoff Value Surges to $1.5 Trillion Reveals New Report by The Edge

Spinoff Value Surges to $1.5 Trillion Reveals New Report by The Edge New York, Feb 24: The surge in Activism, Restructuring [Spin-offs] and M&A has brought enormous value. But equally with a degree of risk. With so many value plays ahead like the spinoffs of Baxter International spinning off its valuable Baxalta division, General Electric separating its Synchrony Financial segment or Fiat Chrysler demerging its Ferrari SpA luxury automotive business to investors, the question for most investors is now; how are they planning to cover and analyse the surging space to best process and evaluate the risk, uncovering the most...

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...