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  Spinoff Name Announced Date Potential Spinoff Date Parent Name Parent Symbol Type
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 N/A 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.

NewCo 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.

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.

Elanco Animal Health 07/24/2018 H2 2018 Eli Lilly and Company LLY Carve Out
Eli Lilly and Company, spinoff details:

July 24, 2018: Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) announced that the company has completed its strategic review of Elanco Animal Health, and will file a registration statement in the coming weeks with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a potential initial public offering (IPO) of a minority ownership stake in Elanco as a separate company.

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.

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.

GE Transportation to be merged with Wabtec 05/21/2018 Q1 2019 General Electric Company GE Reverse Morris Trust
General Electric Company, spinoff details:

May 21, 2018: Wabtec Corporation (WAB) entered into a definitive agreement to combine with GE Transportation, a unit of General Electric Company (GE). GE Transportation will be combined in a transaction in which GE will (i) sell a portion of the assets of GE Transportation to Wabtec; (ii) complete the spin-off or split-off of a portion of GE Transportation to GE shareholders; and (iii) immediately thereafter merge GE Transportation with a wholly owned subsidiary of Wabtec. The transaction is expected to close in early 2019, subject to customary closing conditions, approval by Wabtec shareholders, and regulatory approvals.

Vets First Corp. 04/23/2018 Q4 2018 Henry Schein, Inc. HSIC Reverse Morris Trust
Henry Schein, Inc., spinoff details:

April 23, 2018: Henry Schein (HSIC) and Vets First Choice announced plans for Henry Schein to spin off its Animal Health business and merge it with Vets First Choice, creating an innovative approach to advancing the delivery of animal health care designed to provide unique benefits to veterinarians, manufacturers, pet owners, and their pets. The new company, to be called Vets First Corp. The transaction is structured as a “Reverse Morris Trust” transaction intended to be tax-free to Henry Schein shareholders for U.S. tax purposes. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of Henry Schein and Vets First Choice, and is expected to close by the end of 2018.

S.P. Richards 04/12/2018 Q4 2018 Genuine Parts Company GPC Reverse Morris Trust
Genuine Parts Company, spinoff details:

April 12, 2018: Genuine Parts (GPC) said it would spin off its wholesale distribution business S.P. Richards and merge it with Essendant (ESND) in a tax-free transaction for shareholders, as it focuses on its industrial and auto parts businesses.

Aftermarket & Ride Performance 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.

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.

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 Q1 2018 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.

Upstream and Midstream businesses 02/21/2018 Q3 2018 EQT Corporation EQT Carve Out
EQT Corporation, spinoff details:

February 21, 2018: EQT Corporation (EQT) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a plan to separate its upstream and midstream businesses, creating a standalone publicly traded corporation (NewCo) that will focus on midstream operations. The separation is intended to qualify as tax-free to EQT shareholders for U.S. federal income tax purposes; and is expected to be completed by the end of the third quarter 2018. Under the separation plan, EQT shareholders will retain their shares of EQT stock and receive a pro-rata share of the new independent midstream company. Both companies will remain headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.

Long Island Brand Beverages, LLC 02/20/2018 Q2 2018 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 Q4 2018 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 2018 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.

Arcosa, Inc. 12/12/2017 Q4 2018 Trinity Industries, Inc. TRN Spinoff
Trinity Industries, Inc., spinoff details:

December 12, 2017: Trinity Industries (TRN) announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan to pursue a spin-off of the Company’s infrastructure-related businesses to Trinity shareholders. The separation is planned as a tax-free spin-off transaction to the Company's shareholders for U.S. federal income tax purposes and is expected to be completed in the second half of 2018.

May 15, 2018: Trinity Industries (TRN) introduced the name of its future infrastructure company as Arcosa, Inc. following the separation of the two companies into independent, publicly-traded companies. The previously announced spin-off transaction remains on track to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2018 through a tax-free spin of Arcosa to Trinity stockholders.

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.

Resideo 10/08/2017 Q4 2018 Honeywell International Inc. HON Spinoff
Honeywell International Inc., spinoff details:

October 8, 2017: Honeywell International (HONplans to spin off non-core assets and create at least two new publicly listed companies, as the U.S. industrial conglomerate seeks to streamline its business.

February 26, 2018: Honeywell (HON) that it will appoint former long-time company executive Roger Fradin as the Chairman of the Board for the Homes and Global Distribution business spinoff announced last year. Fradin will start immediately to help Homes transition into a separate, stand-alone business. The spins are expected to be completed by the end of 2018.

July 25, 2018: Honeywell (HON) announced Resideo will be the corporate name of the Honeywell Homes product portfolio and ADI global distribution businesses when they become a stand-alone, publicly traded company following completion of a spin that is expected by the end of 2018.

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 2018 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.

FMC Lithium 08/02/2017 H2 2018 FMC Corporation FMC Carve Out
FMC Corporation, spinoff details:

August 2, 2017: FMC Corporation (FMC) announced in their Quarterly Report, filed on August 2, 2017 that they continue to invest in FMC Lithium and to move forward with their plans to expand their lithium hydroxide operations. They will continue to operate FMC Lithium as a standalone business within FMC. Their strategic intent is that they will spin off FMC Lithium as a separate, publicly traded company.

February 26, 2018: FMC Corp (FMC) is planning a $500 million initial public offering of a stake in its lithium business on the New York Stock Exchange this fall.

Speedway 07/27/2017 Q2 2018 Marathon Petroleum Corporation MPC Spinoff
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, spinoff details:

July 27, 2017: Marathon Petroleum Corportaion (MPC) expects to have a decision on whether to spin off the company by the end of the third quarter.

Newmark Group Inc. 02/09/2017 Q2 2018 BGC Partners, Inc. BGCP Carve Out
BGC Partners, Inc., spinoff details:

February 9, 2017: BGC Partners (BGCP) announced that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of the Class A common stock of a newly formed subsidiary that will hold BGC’s Real Estate Services business, which operates as “Newmark Grubb Knight Frank”, or “NGKF”.

December 15, 2017: BGC Partners (BGCP) and Newmark Group, Inc., a subsidiary of BGC that holds BGC’s Real Estate Services business, announced the pricing of Newmark’s initial public offering of 20 million shares of Newmark’s Class A common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share. Newmark’s Class A shares are expected to begin trading on December 15, 2017 on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol (NMRK), and the IPO is expected to close on or about December 19, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions.

May 3, 2018: BGC Partners (BGCP) filed their First Quarter 2018 earnings on May 3, 2018. Regarding the spin-off of Newmark (NMRK), it is mentioned in the filing that, "Had the spin-off occurred immediately following close of the first quarter of 2018, the ratio of Newmark common shares to be distributed in respect of each BGC common share would have been approximately 0.4702. However, the exact ratio of Newmark common shares to be distributed in respect of each BGC common share in the spin-off will depend on, among other things, the number of BGC common shares outstanding and the number of Newmark common shares owned by BGC as of the record date of the spin-off. The spin-off is subject to a number of conditions, and BGC may determine not to proceed with the spin-off if the BGC board of directors determines, in its sole discretion, that the spin-off is not in the best interest of the Company and its stockholders. Accordingly, the spin-off may not occur on any expected timeframe, or at all."

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.

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.

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 Q4 2017 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.