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  Spinoff Name Announced Date Potential Spinoff Date Parent Name Parent Symbol Type
Lighting business unit 03/01/2019 Q42019 Eaton Corporation plc ETN Carve Out
Eaton Corporation plc, spinoff details:

March 1, 2019: Eaton Corp (ETN) said that it would spin-off its lighting business unit, which makes LED lighting and controls. The spin-off, which is aimed at creating an independent, publicly traded company, is expected to be completed by the end of 2019.

Old Navy 02/28/2019 2020 The Gap, Inc. GPS Carve Out
The Gap, Inc., spinoff details:

February 26, 2019: Gap Inc. (GPS) announced plans to create two independent publicly traded companies: Old Navy, a category-leader in family apparel, and a yet-to-be-named company (“NewCo”), which will consist of the iconic Gap brand, Athleta, Banana Republic, Intermix and Hill City. Gap Inc. expects to effect the separation through a spin-off that is intended to generally be tax-free to Gap Inc.’s shareholders for U.S. federal income tax purposes. The transaction is currently targeted to be completed in 2020.

Global Rolled Products 02/08/2019 N/A Arconic Inc. ARNC Splitoff
Arconic Inc., spinoff details:

February 8, 2019: Arconic (ARNC) announced that the portfolio of the company will be separated into Engineered Products & Forgings and Global Rolled Products, with a spin-off of one of the businesses. The Company will also consider the sale of businesses that do not best fit into Engineered Products & Forgings or Global Rolled Products.

Upstream Energy business 02/04/2019 H2 2020 Ecolab Inc. ECL Carve Out
Ecolab Inc., spinoff details:

February 4, 2019: Ecolab (ECL) announced that it plans to spin off its Upstream energy businesses as a standalone publicly-traded company. Ecolab currently expects that the transaction will be completed by mid-year 2020.

MYnd Analytics California 01/07/2019 N/A MYnd Analytics, Inc. MYND Spinoff
MYnd Analytics, Inc., spinoff details:

January 7, 2019: MYnd Analytics (MYND) intends to transfer all of its assets (including cash and its equity interest in Arcadian Telepsychiatry Services, LLC) and liabilities into its wholly-owned subsidiary, MYnd Analytics California, and to distribute the shares of MYnd Analytics California to MYnd Analytics’ shareholders as of a record date prior to the merger, which will be set prior to the merger effective time.

GE Digital business 12/13/2018 N/A General Electric Company GE Spinoff
General Electric Company, spinoff details:

December 13, 2018: General Electric (GE) announced plans to spin off its GE Digital business and establish an independent internet of things company, built around several GE Digital technologies.

Specialty Pharmaceutical Brands company 12/06/2018 H2 2019 Mallinckrodt Public Limited Company MNK Spinoff
Mallinckrodt Public Limited Company, spinoff details:

December 6, 2018: Mallinckrodt (MNK) announced plans to spin off a new company consisting of Mallinckrodt’s Specialty Generics/Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (Specialty Generics) business and AMITIZA® (lubiprostone) to Mallinckrodt shareholders, subject to final Board approval.

AquaMed Technologies, Inc. 11/28/2018 Q12019 Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. ALQA Reverse Morris Trust
Alliqua BioMedical, Inc., spinoff details:

November 28, 2018: Alliqua BioMedical (ALQA) and TO Pharmaceuticals announced plans for Alliqua to spin off its AquaMed Technologies subsidiary and merge it with TOP, creating a new public bio-pharmaceutical company to be called TO Pharma. The transaction has been approved by the boards of both Alliqua and TOP and is expected to close by the first quarter of 2019.

Super Crypto Mining, Inc. 11/27/2018 N/A DPW Holdings, Inc. DPW Spinoff
DPW Holdings, Inc., spinoff details:

November 27, 2018: DPW Holdings (DPW) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the officers of DPW to pursue a spinoff of DPW’s wholly-owned subsidiary Super Crypto Mining, Inc.

crude and product tanker business 11/27/2018 Q1 2019 Capital Product Partners L.P. CPLP Reverse Morris Trust
Capital Product Partners L.P., spinoff details:

November 27, 2018: Capital Product Partners (CPLP) and DSS Holdings have entered into a definitive transaction agreement pursuant to which CPLP has agreed to spin off its crude and product tanker business into a separate publicly listed company, which will merge with DSS’ businesses and operations in a share-for-share transaction. The new company, to be called Diamond S Shipping Inc.

March 8, 2019: Capital Product Partners (CPLP) announced that its Board of Directors has established March 19, 2019 as the record date for the previously announced spin-off of its crude and product tanker business into a separate publicly listed company, Diamond S Shipping (“DSSI”).

Carrier 11/26/2018 Q12020 United Technologies Corporation UTX Spinoff
United Technologies Corporation, spinoff details:

November 26, 2018: United Technologies (UTX) announced the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins (COL) and the company’s intention to separate its commercial businesses, Otis and Carrier (formerly CCS), into independent entities. The separation will result in three global, industry-leading companies.

Otis Elevator Company 11/26/2018 Q12020 United Technologies Corporation UTX Spinoff
United Technologies Corporation, spinoff details:

November 26, 2018: United Technologies (UTX) announced the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins (COL) and the company’s intention to separate its commercial businesses, Otis and Carrier (formerly CCS), into independent entities. The separation will result in three global, industry-leading companies.

United Technologies 11/26/2018 Q12020 United Technologies Corporation UTX Spinoff
United Technologies Corporation, spinoff details:

November 26, 2018: United Technologies (UTX) announced the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins (COL) and the company’s intention to separate its commercial businesses, Otis and Carrier (formerly CCS), into independent entities. The separation will result in three global, industry-leading companies.

Nuance Auto 11/19/2018 Q4 2019 Nuance Communications, Inc. NUAN Carve Out
Nuance Communications, Inc., spinoff details:

November 19, 2018: Nuance Communications (NUAN) announced its intention to spin off its Automotive business segment into a new, independent, publicly traded company ("Nuance Auto"). The standalone entity will be a pure-play, next-generation automotive software company.  Immediately following the transaction, which is expected to be completed before the end of fiscal 2019, Nuance shareholders will own shares of both companies.

Zayo Infrastructure 11/07/2018 Q42019 Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. ZAYO Spinoff
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc., spinoff details:

November 7, 2018: Zayo Group Holdings (ZAYO) announced it plans to separate into two publicly traded companies: one to focus on providing core communications infrastructure and another to leverage infrastructure to provide solutions for a broad set of enterprise customers.

EnterpriseCo 11/07/2018 Q42019 Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. ZAYO Spinoff
Zayo Group Holdings, Inc., spinoff details:

November 7, 2018: Zayo Group Holdings (ZAYO) announced it plans to separate into two publicly traded companies: one to focus on providing core communications infrastructure and another to leverage infrastructure to provide solutions for a broad set of enterprise customers.

MoviePass Entertainment Holdings Inc. 10/23/2018 N/A Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. HMNY Carve Out
Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., spinoff details:

October 23, 2018: Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY) announced that its Board of Directors preliminarily has approved a plan to create a vertically integrated film production, marketing and exhibition company. To do this, HMNY would create a new subsidiary named MoviePass Entertainment Holdings Inc. that would take ownership of the shares of MoviePass Inc. and other film related assets held by HMNY.

January 17, 2019: Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY) announced that MoviePass Entertainment Holdings Inc. , a newly formed wholly-owned subsidiary of HMNY that would take ownership of the shares of MoviePass Inc. and other film related assets held by HMNY, has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed distribution by HMNY of a minority of the shares of MoviePass Entertainment common stock held by HMNY as a dividend to stockholders of HMNY as of a record date that is yet to be determined.

Sports business 10/04/2018 H1 2019 The Madison Square Garden Company MSG Spinoff
The Madison Square Garden Company, spinoff details:

October 4, 2018: The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) announced that it has made important progress towards the potential spin-off of its sports business by filing a confidential initial Form 10 Registration Statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

PartX, Inc. 09/21/2018 Q12019 Nxt-ID, Inc. NXTD Carve Out
Nxt-ID, Inc., spinoff details:

September 21, 2018: Nxt-ID (NXTD) announced that it intends to separate its payments, authentication and credential management business into an independent company and distribute shares of the newly created company to its shareholders through the execution of a spin-off, which the Company believes will qualify as a tax free distribution.

Update(s)

October 18, 2018: Nxt-ID (NXTD) announced that PartX, Inc. will be the name of the planned entity by which it will spin-off its payments, authentication, and credential management business.

December 17, 2018: Nxt-ID (NXTD) announced that the proposed spin-off of its payment and other assets into an independent publicly traded company and distribution of shares of the new company to Nxt-ID shareholders has been delayed. Nxt-ID intends to proceed with the spin-off and to establish a new record date for the transaction in the first quarter of 2019.

Kontoor Brands 08/13/2018 H2 2019 V.F. Corporation VFC Spinoff
V.F. Corporation, spinoff details:

August 13, 2018: VF Corporation (VFC) announced that its Board of Directors intends to separate the company into two independent, publicly traded companies: VF Corporation, a global apparel and footwear powerhouse, and a yet-to-be named company (NewCo), which will hold VF’s Jeans and VF Outlet businesses and will be a global leader in the denim category. The company expects to create these companies through a tax-free spin-off of NewCo to VF’s shareholders. The separation is currently targeted to be completed in the first half of calendar 2019, subject to final approval by the company’s Board of Directors, customary regulatory approvals and tax and legal considerations.

December 11, 2018: V. F. Corp’s (VFC) put forward the name for its jeanswear segment, which it expects to spin off as an independent, publicly traded company by the first half of fiscal 2019. The company came up with an innovative name — Kontoor Brands, which is a variation of the word ‘contour’.

Prescription Pharmaceuticals (Rx) business 08/09/2018 H2 2019 Perrigo Company plc PRGO Spinoff
Perrigo Company plc, spinoff details:

August 9, 2018: Perrigo Company (PRGO) announced that its Board of Directors approved a plan to separate the Company's Prescription Pharmaceuticals (Rx) business following the Company's previously announced strategic portfolio review.

DentalCo 07/19/2018 H2 2019 Danaher Corporation DHR Carve Out
Danaher Corporation, spinoff details:

July 19, 2018: Danaher Corporation (DHR) announced its intention to spin off its Dental segment into an independent, publicly-traded company ("DentalCo"). The transaction is intended to be tax-free to Danaher shareholders and expected to be completed in the second half of 2019.

Alcon 06/29/2018 Q2 2019 Novartis AG NVS Carve Out
Novartis AG, spinoff details:

June 29, 2018: Novartis (NVS) announced its intention to spinoff Alcon, its eye care division, into a separately-traded standalone company. The successful completion of the planned spinoff is subject to general market conditions, regulatory approvals, final Board of Directors endorsement and shareholder approval. In the event that all approvals are secured, the planned spinoff is expected to be completed in the first half of 2019.

November 13, 2018: Novartis (NVS) announced that Alcon has filed an initial Form 20-F registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in relation to the previously-announced intention of Novartis to spin off its eye care division as an independent, publicly-traded company. An application will be made to list the shares in Alcon on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ALC".

January 30, 2019: Novartis International (NVS) announced that efforts toward the proposed 100-percent spinoff of the Alcon eye care division are progressing with the Novartis board of directors providing final endorsement of the potential transaction. Novartis shareholders will vote on the proposed spin-off at Novartis' annual general meeting of shareholders on February 28, 2019.

sports businesses 06/27/2018 N/A The Madison Square Garden Company MSG Carve Out
The Madison Square Garden Company, spinoff details:

June 27, 2018: The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) announced that its board of directors has unanimously approved a plan to explore a possible spin-off that would separate its sports businesses from its entertainment businesses, creating two distinct publicly traded companies.

GE Healthcare 06/26/2018 Q4 2019 General Electric Company GE Carve Out
General Electric Company, spinoff details:

June 26, 2018: GE (GE) announced the results of its strategic review. GE will focus on Aviation, Power and Renewable Energy, creating a simpler, stronger, leading high-tech Industrial company. In addition to the pending combination of its Transportation business with Wabtec, GE plans to separate GE Healthcare into a standalone company, pursue an orderly separation from BHGE over the next two to three years, make its corporate structure leaner and substantially reduce debt. GE’s Board of Directors unanimously approved the plans announced today.

Cyclerion Therapeutics, Inc. 05/01/2018 H12019 Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. IRWD Spinoff
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., spinoff details:

May 1, 2018: Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD), a commercial biotech company, announced that its Board of Directors has authorized an intent to separate into two independent, publicly traded companies (Ironwood and “R&D Co.”). The separation is expected to be completed in the first half of 2019 and is anticipated to be tax-free to Ironwood shareholders.

January 24, 2019: Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD) announced the composition of the Ironwood and Cyclerion Therapeutics, Inc. boards of directors, in connection with the previously announced planned business separation which is on track to be completed in the first half of 2019.

Powertrain Technology Company 04/10/2018 Q4 2019 Tenneco Inc. TEN Spinoff
Tenneco Inc., spinoff details:

April 10, 2018: Tenneco (TEN) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Federal-Mogul. Federal-Mogul is being acquired from Icahn Enterprises L.P. for a total consideration of $5.4 billion to be funded through cash, Tenneco equity and assumption of debt. Tenneco also announced its intention to separate the combined businesses into two independent, publicly traded companies through a tax-free spin-off to shareholders that will establish an aftermarket & ride performance company and a powertrain technology company. The acquisition is expected to close in the second half of 2018, subject to regulatory and shareholder approvals and other customary closing conditions, with the separation occurring in the second half of 2019.

DRiV Incorporated 04/10/2018 Q4 2019 Tenneco Inc. TEN Spinoff
Tenneco Inc., spinoff details:

April 10, 2018: Tenneco (TEN) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Federal-Mogul. Federal-Mogul is being acquired from Icahn Enterprises L.P. for a total consideration of $5.4 billion to be funded through cash, Tenneco equity and assumption of debt. Tenneco also announced its intention to separate the combined businesses into two independent, publicly traded companies through a tax-free spin-off to shareholders that will establish an aftermarket & ride performance company and a powertrain technology company. The acquisition is expected to close in the second half of 2018, subject to regulatory and shareholder approvals and other customary closing conditions, with the separation occurring in the second half of 2019.

February 15, 2019: Tenneco (TEN) announced that DRiV Incorporated will be the name of the future publicly traded Aftermarket and Ride Performance company that will launch in the second half of this year, following Tenneco’s separation into two independent companies.

Zone Technologies, Inc. 03/15/2018 N/A Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. HMNY Carve Out
Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., spinoff details:

March 15, 2018: Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY) announced that its board of directors has approved a plan to spin-off its wholly-owned subsidiary, Zone Technologies, Inc. (“Zone”). Following the spin-off, Zone would become an independent publicly traded company that HMNY expects to also be listed on Nasdaq.

Magneti Marelli 03/05/2018 Q1 2019 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. FCAU Spinoff
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., spinoff details:

March 6, 2018: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) is looking to spin off auto-parts business Magneti Marelli to its shareholders via a Milan listing that will not raise money by selling new shares.

April 5, 2018: The Board of Directors of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) announced that it has authorized FCA management to develop and implement a plan to separate the Magneti Marelli business from FCA and to distribute shares of a new holding company for Magneti Marelli to the shareholders of FCA.

FitnessCo 03/01/2018 Q1 2019 Brunswick Corporation BC Carve Out
Brunswick Corporation, spinoff details:

March 1, 2018: Brunswick Corporation (BC) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized proceeding with a spin-off of its Fitness business. Following the proposed transaction, the Fitness business will be an independent, standalone, publicly traded company, “FitnessCo”. The proposed transaction is projected to be complete by the end of Q1 2019, subject to final approval from Brunswick’s Board and other customary conditions.

Insurance Auto Auctions 02/27/2018 Q1 2019 KAR Auction Services, Inc. KAR Carve Out
KAR Auction Services, Inc., spinoff details:

February 27, 2018: KAR Auction Services (KAR) announced that it is pursuing a separation of its Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA) salvage auction business unit. The separation aims to increase shareholder value and focus each company’s strategic priorities on its respective marketplace and unique customers. The tax-free spin-off is expected to close within the next twelve months and will create two independent, publicly traded companies with distinct strengths that position them for continued success and market leadership.

DWS asset management business 02/26/2018 N/A Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft DB Carve Out
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, spinoff details:

February 26, 2018: Deutsche Bank (DB) is poised to take the most tangible step so far in its reorganization with the stock market spinoff of its DWS fund management group as early as next month.

Long Island Brand Beverages, LLC 02/20/2018 N/A Long Blockchain Corp. LBCC Carve Out
Long Blockchain Corp., spinoff details:

February 20, 2018: The Board of Directors of Long Blockchain (LBCC) has approved it’s Management’s intentions to pursue a spin-off of the Company’s existing beverage subsidiary, Long Island Brand Beverages, LLC (“LIBB”).  The Company aims to structure and complete the proposed spin-off during the second quarter of 2018, with the intention to maintain a public listing for the beverage business.

Gas Ships Limited Inc. 02/08/2018 N/A DryShips Inc. DRYS Spinoff
DryShips Inc., spinoff details:

February 8, 2018: DryShips (DRYS), a diversified owner of ocean going cargo vessels, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Gas Ships Limited Inc., ("Gas Ships Limited") has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.  The filing relates to the Company's spin off of its gas carrier business from the Company. In the spin-off, DryShips will distribute to holders of its common stock 49% of the issued and outstanding shares of Gas Ships Limited's common stock.  Following the spin-off, Gas Ships Limited will be a publicly-traded company, and DryShips will retain a 51% ownership interest in Gas Ships Limited.

SureFly, Inc. 12/27/2017 N/A Workhorse Group Inc. WKHS Carve Out
Workhorse Group Inc., spinoff details:

December 27, 2017: Workhorse Group (WKHS), an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective electric mobility solutions to the transportation sector, announced its intention to spin off its aviation division, which includes its SureFlyTM personal helicopter, into a separate publicly traded company named SureFly, Inc.

Yarra Therapeutics 12/21/2017 N/A Array BioPharma Inc. ARRY Spinoff
Array BioPharma Inc., spinoff details:

On December 21, 2017, Array BioPharma (ARRY) contributed certain rights and assets related to its ARRY-797 drug program, including all patents, patent applications and other intellectual property rights, pre-clinical and clinical data, regulatory submissions, inventory, contracts, equipment and books and records related to its ARRY-797 drug program (the “797 Assets”), to Yarra Therapeutics, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Array (“Yarra”).

Fox Broadcasting network and stations 12/14/2017 Q2 2019 Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. FOX Spinoff
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., spinoff details:

December 14, 2017: The Walt Disney Company (DIS) and Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox, including the Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios, along with cable and international TV businesses, for approximately $52.4 billion in stock. Immediately prior to the acquisition, 21st Century Fox will separate the Fox Broadcasting network and stations, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FS1, FS2 and Big Ten Network into a newly listed company that will be spun off to its shareholders.

Industrial Logistics Properties Trust 11/22/2017 N/A Select Income REIT SIR Carve Out
Select Income REIT, spinoff details:

November 22, 2017: Select Income REIT (SIR) announced that its subsidiary, Industrial Logistics Properties Trust, or ILPT, has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, for an initial public offering, or an IPO, of common shares.

SpringWorks Therapeutics 09/25/2017 N/A Pfizer Inc. PFE Spinoff
Pfizer Inc., spinoff details:

September 25, 2017: Pfizer (PFE) announced that it will spin off four experimental drugs that it had decided to shelve into a new company, called SpringWorks Therapeutics that will eventually go public, to give them a better chance to get developed with the backing of outside investors including Bain Capital.

Agricultural Solutions 08/24/2017 01/31/2019 Platform Specialty Products Corporation PAH Spinoff
Platform Specialty Products Corporation, spinoff details:

August 24, 2017: Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH), a global, diversified specialty chemicals company, announced its intention to separate its Agricultural Solutions and Performance Solutions segments.

January 25, 2019: Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH) announced that all regulatory approvals necessary to complete the previously-announced sale of Platform’s Agricultural Solutions business, which consists of Arysta LifeScience Inc. and its subsidiaries, to UPL Corporation Ltd have been obtained. The Arysta sale is expected to close on January 31, 2019.

Dow 12/11/2015 Q2 2019 DowDuPont Inc. DWDP Spinoff
DowDuPont Inc., spinoff details:

December 11, 2015: DuPont (DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The combined company will be named DowDuPont. The parties intend to subsequently pursue a separation of DowDuPont into three independent, publicly traded companies through tax-free spin-offs. This would occur as soon as feasible, which is expected to be 18-24 months following the closing of the merger, subject to regulatory and board approval.

August 4, 2017: DuPont (DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) announced that all required regulatory approvals and clearances have been received, that all conditions to closing of their merger of equals have been satisfied, and that their merger of equals will close after the market closes on August 31, 2017. Shares of Dow and DuPont will cease trading at the close of the New York Stock Exchange on August 31. Shares of DowDuPont will begin trading on the NYSE under the stock ticker symbol “DWDP” on September 1, 2017. The companies continue to expect the intended spin-offs to occur within 18 months of closing.

September 1, 2017: DowDuPont (DWDPannounced the successful completion of the merger of equals between The Dow Chemical Company and E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (“DuPont”), effective Aug. 31, 2017. The combined entity is operating as a holding company under the name “DowDuPont™” with three divisions – Agriculture, Materials Science and Specialty Products.

September 12, 2017: DowDuPont (DWDP) announced that its Board of Directors and management, with the assistance of independent advisors, have completed their comprehensive review of the portfolio composition of the three intended independent companies. Following the portfolio realignments, the three intended companies of DowDuPont are as follows:
1) A leading Agriculture Company
2) A leading Materials Science Company
3) A leading Specialty Products Company

On a forecasted 2017 basis, the businesses that will be realigned to the Specialty Products Division account for total net sales of more than $8 billion and operating EBITDA of approximately $2.4 billion, including approximately 40 percent of the heritage Dow Corning EBITDA. Relative to the original merger agreement, the adjustments are as follows:

- Approximately $4 billion of net sales from the heritage Dow portfolio, evenly split between the Consumer Solutions and Infrastructure Solutions segments; and

- Approximately $4 billion of net sales from the heritage DuPont Performance Polymers business moving to the Specialty Products Division.

October 26, 2017: DowDuPont (DWDP) filed a  Form 8-K reflecting the new segment structure of DowDuPont. Following the Merger, new reportable segments were created and DowDuPont began to manage and report its operating results through the new reportable segments: Agriculture; Performance Materials & Coatings; Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure; Packaging & Specialty Plastics; Electronics & Imaging; Nutrition & Biosciences; Transportation & Advanced Polymers; Safety & Construction and Corporate. DowDuPont will report geographic information for the following areas: U.S. & Canada, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Europe, Middle East, and Africa ("EMEA"). As a result of the Merger, Dow changed the geographic alignment for the country of India to be reflected in Asia Pacific (previously reported in EMEA) and aligned Puerto Rico to U.S. & Canada (previously reported in Latin America).

February 26, 2018: DowDuPont (DWDPunveiled the brand names it plans to give the three independent companies it will create following the merger of the former DuPont and Dow Chemical. The company said the agriculture division will be named Corteva Agriscience, the materials science division will be called Dow and the specialty products division will be called DuPont. The materials science division is expected to be spun off by the end of the first quarter of 2019, while agriculture and specialty products are expected to separate by June 1, 2019.

March 8, 2019: DowDuPont (DWDP) said its board has approved the separation of its materials science division, paving the way for the creation of the new Dow. Dow will be an independent, publicly traded company that will list on the New York Stock Exchange on or about March 20 under the ticker symbol "DOW WI" on a when-issued basis and then begin regular-way trading April 2 under the ticker symbol "DOW."

DuPont 12/11/2015 Q2 2019 DowDuPont Inc. DWDP Spinoff
DowDuPont Inc., spinoff details:

December 11, 2015: DuPont (DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The combined company will be named DowDuPont. The parties intend to subsequently pursue a separation of DowDuPont into three independent, publicly traded companies through tax-free spin-offs. This would occur as soon as feasible, which is expected to be 18-24 months following the closing of the merger, subject to regulatory and board approval.

August 4, 2017: DuPont (DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) announced that all required regulatory approvals and clearances have been received, that all conditions to closing of their merger of equals have been satisfied, and that their merger of equals will close after the market closes on August 31, 2017. Shares of Dow and DuPont will cease trading at the close of the New York Stock Exchange on August 31. Shares of DowDuPont will begin trading on the NYSE under the stock ticker symbol “DWDP” on September 1, 2017. The companies continue to expect the intended spin-offs to occur within 18 months of closing.

September 1, 2017: DowDuPont (DWDPannounced the successful completion of the merger of equals between The Dow Chemical Company and E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (“DuPont”), effective Aug. 31, 2017. The combined entity is operating as a holding company under the name “DowDuPont™” with three divisions – Agriculture, Materials Science and Specialty Products.

September 12, 2017: DowDuPont (DWDP) announced that its Board of Directors and management, with the assistance of independent advisors, have completed their comprehensive review of the portfolio composition of the three intended independent companies. Following the portfolio realignments, the three intended companies of DowDuPont are as follows:
1) A leading Agriculture Company
2) A leading Materials Science Company
3) A leading Specialty Products Company

On a forecasted 2017 basis, the businesses that will be realigned to the Specialty Products Division account for total net sales of more than $8 billion and operating EBITDA of approximately $2.4 billion, including approximately 40 percent of the heritage Dow Corning EBITDA. Relative to the original merger agreement, the adjustments are as follows:

- Approximately $4 billion of net sales from the heritage Dow portfolio, evenly split between the Consumer Solutions and Infrastructure Solutions segments; and

- Approximately $4 billion of net sales from the heritage DuPont Performance Polymers business moving to the Specialty Products Division.

October 26, 2017: DowDuPont (DWDP) filed a  Form 8-K reflecting the new segment structure of DowDuPont. Following the Merger, new reportable segments were created and DowDuPont began to manage and report its operating results through the new reportable segments: Agriculture; Performance Materials & Coatings; Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure; Packaging & Specialty Plastics; Electronics & Imaging; Nutrition & Biosciences; Transportation & Advanced Polymers; Safety & Construction and Corporate. DowDuPont will report geographic information for the following areas: U.S. & Canada, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Europe, Middle East, and Africa ("EMEA"). As a result of the Merger, Dow changed the geographic alignment for the country of India to be reflected in Asia Pacific (previously reported in EMEA) and aligned Puerto Rico to U.S. & Canada (previously reported in Latin America).

February 26, 2018: DowDuPont (DWDPunveiled the brand names it plans to give the three independent companies it will create following the merger of the former DuPont and Dow Chemical. The company said the agriculture division will be named Corteva Agriscience, the materials science division will be called Dow and the specialty products division will be called DuPont. The materials science division is expected to be spun off by the end of the first quarter of 2019, while agriculture and specialty products are expected to separate by June 1, 2019.

March 8, 2019: DowDuPont (DWDP) said its board has approved the separation of its materials science division, paving the way for the creation of the new Dow. Dow will be an independent, publicly traded company that will list on the New York Stock Exchange on or about March 20 under the ticker symbol "DOW WI" on a when-issued basis and then begin regular-way trading April 2 under the ticker symbol "DOW."

Corteva Agriscience 12/11/2015 Q1 2019 DowDuPont Inc. DWDP Spinoff
DowDuPont Inc., spinoff details:

December 11, 2015: DuPont (DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The combined company will be named DowDuPont. The parties intend to subsequently pursue a separation of DowDuPont into three independent, publicly traded companies through tax-free spin-offs. This would occur as soon as feasible, which is expected to be 18-24 months following the closing of the merger, subject to regulatory and board approval.

August 4, 2017: DuPont (DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) announced that all required regulatory approvals and clearances have been received, that all conditions to closing of their merger of equals have been satisfied, and that their merger of equals will close after the market closes on August 31, 2017. Shares of Dow and DuPont will cease trading at the close of the New York Stock Exchange on August 31. Shares of DowDuPont will begin trading on the NYSE under the stock ticker symbol “DWDP” on September 1, 2017. The companies continue to expect the intended spin-offs to occur within 18 months of closing.

September 1, 2017: DowDuPont (DWDPannounced the successful completion of the merger of equals between The Dow Chemical Company and E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (“DuPont”), effective Aug. 31, 2017. The combined entity is operating as a holding company under the name “DowDuPont™” with three divisions – Agriculture, Materials Science and Specialty Products.

September 12, 2017: DowDuPont (DWDP) announced that its Board of Directors and management, with the assistance of independent advisors, have completed their comprehensive review of the portfolio composition of the three intended independent companies. Following the portfolio realignments, the three intended companies of DowDuPont are as follows:
1) A leading Agriculture Company
2) A leading Materials Science Company
3) A leading Specialty Products Company

On a forecasted 2017 basis, the businesses that will be realigned to the Specialty Products Division account for total net sales of more than $8 billion and operating EBITDA of approximately $2.4 billion, including approximately 40 percent of the heritage Dow Corning EBITDA. Relative to the original merger agreement, the adjustments are as follows:

- Approximately $4 billion of net sales from the heritage Dow portfolio, evenly split between the Consumer Solutions and Infrastructure Solutions segments; and

- Approximately $4 billion of net sales from the heritage DuPont Performance Polymers business moving to the Specialty Products Division.

October 26, 2017: DowDuPont (DWDP) filed a  Form 8-K reflecting the new segment structure of DowDuPont. Following the Merger, new reportable segments were created and DowDuPont began to manage and report its operating results through the new reportable segments: Agriculture; Performance Materials & Coatings; Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure; Packaging & Specialty Plastics; Electronics & Imaging; Nutrition & Biosciences; Transportation & Advanced Polymers; Safety & Construction and Corporate. DowDuPont will report geographic information for the following areas: U.S. & Canada, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Europe, Middle East, and Africa ("EMEA"). As a result of the Merger, Dow changed the geographic alignment for the country of India to be reflected in Asia Pacific (previously reported in EMEA) and aligned Puerto Rico to U.S. & Canada (previously reported in Latin America).

February 26, 2018: DowDuPont (DWDPunveiled the brand names it plans to give the three independent companies it will create following the merger of the former DuPont and Dow Chemical. The company said the agriculture division will be named Corteva Agriscience, the materials science division will be called Dow and the specialty products division will be called DuPont. The materials science division is expected to be spun off by the end of the first quarter of 2019, while agriculture and specialty products are expected to separate by June 1, 2019.

Nordic American Offshore Ltd. 06/12/2014 N/A Nordic American Tankers Limited NAT Spinoff
Nordic American Tankers Limited, spinoff details:

This is a partial spinoff.

August 7, 2017: Payment of the cash dividend and the distribution of shares are expected to be on or about August 31, 2017 to shareholders of record August 14, 2017. (NAT) will distribute one (NAO) share per 24.4 NAT shares. NAT will not distribute fractional NAO shares. Fractional shares will be compensated by a cash dividend based on the NAO closing price on July 20, 2017, which was $1.22.