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  Spinoff Name Announced Date Potential Spinoff Date Parent Name Parent Symbol Type
Morgan Group Holding Co. 03/16/2020 N/A Associated Capital Group, Inc. AC Spinoff
Associated Capital Group, Inc., spinoff details:

March 16, 2020: Associated Capital Group (AC) announced that its Board of Directors has approved the spin-off of Morgan Group Holding (MGHL) to Associated Capital’s shareholders.

new active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) company 02/24/2020 Q22022 Sanofi SNY Carve Out
Sanofi, spinoff details:

February 24, 2020: Sanofi (SNY) plans to create a major leading European company dedicated to the production and marketing to third parties of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), which are the essential molecules responsible for the beneficial effects used in the composition of any drug. The project consists of creating a standalone company which would combine Sanofi’s API commercial and development activities with six of its European API production sites : Brindisi (Italy), Frankfurt Chemistry (Germany), Haverhill (UK), St Aubin les Elbeuf (France), Újpest (Hungary) and Vertolaye (France).

Bath & Body Works 02/20/2020 N/A L Brands, Inc. LB Carve Out
L Brands, Inc., spinoff details:

February 2, 2020: L Brands (LB) and Sycamore Partners announced a strategic transaction by positioning Bath & Body Works standalone public company and separating Victoria’s Secret into a privately-held entity.

May 5, 2020: L Brands (LB) announced that it had reached an agreement with New York-based private equity firm Sycamore Partners to cancel the sale of a 55% stake in Victoria's Secret. In a statement, L Brands said it would continue to prepare Victoria's Secret to spin off as a private, standalone company. In the meantime, it says it will go forward with a plan to be centered on Bath & Body Works, which has been its faster-growing brand.

NewCo 02/05/2020 Q2 2021 Merck & Co., Inc. MRK Spinoff
Merck & Co., Inc., spinoff details:

February 5, 2020: Merck (MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced its intention to spin-off products from its Women’s Health, trusted Legacy Brands, and Biosimilars businesses into a new, yet-to-be-named, independent, publicly traded company.

Consumer Healthcare 02/05/2020 Q1 2022 GlaxoSmithKline plc GSK Splitoff
GlaxoSmithKline plc, spinoff details:

February 5, 2020: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced a new programme initiated to prepare for separation of GSK into two companies: New GSK, a biopharma company with an R&D approach focused on science related to the immune system, use of genetics and new technologies; and a new leader in Consumer Healthcare. The company announced that it is planning to split into two companies in two years.

Match Group 12/19/2019 Q2 2020 IAC/InterActiveCorp IAC Splitoff
IAC/InterActiveCorp, spinoff details:

December 19, 2020: IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC) and Match Group (MTCH) announced the entry into a definitive agreement providing for the full separation of Match Group from the remaining businesses of IAC. The agreement has been approved by the Board of Directors of each of IAC and Match Group, and was recommended to the Board of Directors of Match Group by a special committee made up of disinterested directors. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2020 and result in IAC and Match Group becoming two independent thriving public companies.

Nutrition & Biosciences 12/15/2019 Q1 2021 DuPont de Nemours, Inc. DD Reverse Morris Trust
DuPont de Nemours, Inc., spinoff details:

December 15, 2019: IFF (IFF) and DuPont (DD) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for the merger of IFF and DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) business in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction.

cyber intelligence business 12/04/2019 Q1 2021 Verint Systems Inc. VRNT Splitoff
Verint Systems Inc., spinoff details:

December 4, 2019: Verint® Systems (VRNT) announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved proceeding with a plan to separate Verint into two independent companies: one of which will consist of its customer engagement business, and one of which will consist of its cyber intelligence business. Verint expects to complete the separation shortly after the end of Verint’s next fiscal year ending January 31, 2021.

Hispanoamerica 11/27/2019 N/A Telefonica, S.A. TEF Spinoff
Telefonica, S.A., spinoff details:

November 27, 2019: Telefónica S.A. (TEF) to Spin Off Hispanoamerica Business as Part of Action Plan.

Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. 11/13/2019 Q2 2020 American Outdoor Brands Corporation AOBC Spinoff
American Outdoor Brands Corporation, spinoff details:

November 13, 2019: American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC) announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved proceeding with a plan to spin-off its outdoor products and accessories business as a tax-free stock dividend to its stockholders. The proposed transaction, which is expected to be completed in the second half of calendar 2020, would create two independent publicly traded companies: Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (which would encompass the firearm business) and American Outdoor Brands, Inc. (which would encompass the outdoor products and accessories business).

May 27, 2020: American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC) announced that it will change its name to Smith & Wesson Brands effective June 1, 2020.  The name change reflects the company's preparation for the previously announced spin-off of its outdoor products and accessories business. The company's common shares will continue to be listed for trading on the Nasdaq Global Select exchange under the new ticker symbol 'SWBI' beginning at the market opening on Monday, June 1, 2020.

Maxeon Solar Technologies 11/11/2019 Q2 2020 SunPower Corporation SPWR Spinoff
SunPower Corporation, spinoff details:

November 11, 2019: SunPower (SPWR) announced plans to separate into two independent, complementary, strategically-aligned and publicly-traded companies – SunPower and Maxeon Solar Technologies. SunPower expects to complete the separation and Maxeon Solar capital injection in the second quarter of 2020, subject to the satisfaction of various closing conditions.

Global Connect business 11/07/2019 Q4 2020 Nielsen Holdings plc NLSN Spinoff
Nielsen Holdings plc, spinoff details:

November 7, 2019: Nielsen Holdings (NLSN) announced the completion of its strategic review and its plan to spin-off the company's Global Connect business, creating two independent, publicly traded companies—the Global Media business and the Global Connect business—each of which will have sharper strategic focus and greater opportunity to leverage its unique competitive advantages. Nielsen currently expects the spin-off transaction to be completed in nine to twelve months

Speedway 10/31/2019 Q4 2020 Marathon Petroleum Corporation MPC Carve Out
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, spinoff details:

October 31, 2019: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) announced its intention to separate Speedway into an independent, publicly traded company.

Upjohn 07/29/2019 2Q 2020 Pfizer Inc. PFE Reverse Morris Trust
Pfizer Inc., spinoff details:

July 29, 2019: Mylan (MYL) and Pfizer (PFE) announced a definitive agreement to combine Mylan with Upjohn, Pfizer’s off-patent branded and generic established medicines business, creating a new global pharmaceutical company. Under the terms of the agreement, which is structured as an all-stock, Reverse Morris Trust transaction, each Mylan share would be converted into one share of the new company. Pfizer shareholders would own 57% of the combined new company, and Mylan shareholders would own 43%.

November 12, 2019: Mylan (MYL) and Pfizer (PFE) announced that the name of the new company to be formed by the planned combination of Mylan and Upjohn, a division of Pfizer, will be Viatris.

Conifer business 07/24/2019 2Q 2021 Tenet Healthcare Corporation THC Spinoff
Tenet Healthcare Corporation, spinoff details:

July 24, 2019: Tenet Healthcare Corporation (THC) announced its intention to pursue a tax-free spin-off of its Conifer business as a separate, independent publicly traded company. The company expects to complete the spin-off by the end of the second quarter of 2021.

Management Services 06/17/2019 Q3 2020 AECOM ACM Carve Out
AECOM, spinoff details:

June 17, 2019: AECOM (ACM) announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan to pursue a spin-off of the Company’s Management Services segment into a leading, standalone government services company. The transaction is currently expected to be completed in the second half of fiscal 2020.

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.

Digital Farms, Inc. 11/27/2018 Q2 2020 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.

January 2018: DPW formed Super Crypto Mining, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, which recently changed its name to Digital Farms, Inc. (“DFI”). DFI was established to operate their newly formed cryptocurrency business, which is pursuing a variety of digital currency. They mine the top three cryptocurrencies for their own account. These cryptocurrencies include Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum.

 

Prescription Pharmaceuticals (Rx) business 08/09/2018 Q2 2020 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.

Powertrain Technology Company 04/10/2018 Q2 2020 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 Q2 2020 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.

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.

  Spinoff Name Announced Date Parent Symbol
Morgan Group Holding Co. 03/16/2020 AC
Associated Capital Group, Inc., spinoff details:

March 16, 2020: Associated Capital Group (AC) announced that its Board of Directors has approved the spin-off of Morgan Group Holding (MGHL) to Associated Capital’s shareholders.

new active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) company 02/24/2020 SNY
Sanofi, spinoff details:

February 24, 2020: Sanofi (SNY) plans to create a major leading European company dedicated to the production and marketing to third parties of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), which are the essential molecules responsible for the beneficial effects used in the composition of any drug. The project consists of creating a standalone company which would combine Sanofi’s API commercial and development activities with six of its European API production sites : Brindisi (Italy), Frankfurt Chemistry (Germany), Haverhill (UK), St Aubin les Elbeuf (France), Újpest (Hungary) and Vertolaye (France).

Bath & Body Works 02/20/2020 LB
L Brands, Inc., spinoff details:

February 2, 2020: L Brands (LB) and Sycamore Partners announced a strategic transaction by positioning Bath & Body Works standalone public company and separating Victoria’s Secret into a privately-held entity.

May 5, 2020: L Brands (LB) announced that it had reached an agreement with New York-based private equity firm Sycamore Partners to cancel the sale of a 55% stake in Victoria's Secret. In a statement, L Brands said it would continue to prepare Victoria's Secret to spin off as a private, standalone company. In the meantime, it says it will go forward with a plan to be centered on Bath & Body Works, which has been its faster-growing brand.

NewCo 02/05/2020 MRK
Merck & Co., Inc., spinoff details:

February 5, 2020: Merck (MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced its intention to spin-off products from its Women’s Health, trusted Legacy Brands, and Biosimilars businesses into a new, yet-to-be-named, independent, publicly traded company.

Consumer Healthcare 02/05/2020 GSK
GlaxoSmithKline plc, spinoff details:

February 5, 2020: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced a new programme initiated to prepare for separation of GSK into two companies: New GSK, a biopharma company with an R&D approach focused on science related to the immune system, use of genetics and new technologies; and a new leader in Consumer Healthcare. The company announced that it is planning to split into two companies in two years.

Match Group 12/19/2019 IAC
IAC/InterActiveCorp, spinoff details:

December 19, 2020: IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC) and Match Group (MTCH) announced the entry into a definitive agreement providing for the full separation of Match Group from the remaining businesses of IAC. The agreement has been approved by the Board of Directors of each of IAC and Match Group, and was recommended to the Board of Directors of Match Group by a special committee made up of disinterested directors. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2020 and result in IAC and Match Group becoming two independent thriving public companies.

Nutrition & Biosciences 12/15/2019 DD
DuPont de Nemours, Inc., spinoff details:

December 15, 2019: IFF (IFF) and DuPont (DD) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for the merger of IFF and DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) business in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction.

cyber intelligence business 12/04/2019 VRNT
Verint Systems Inc., spinoff details:

December 4, 2019: Verint® Systems (VRNT) announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved proceeding with a plan to separate Verint into two independent companies: one of which will consist of its customer engagement business, and one of which will consist of its cyber intelligence business. Verint expects to complete the separation shortly after the end of Verint’s next fiscal year ending January 31, 2021.

Hispanoamerica 11/27/2019 TEF
Telefonica, S.A., spinoff details:

November 27, 2019: Telefónica S.A. (TEF) to Spin Off Hispanoamerica Business as Part of Action Plan.

Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. 11/13/2019 AOBC
American Outdoor Brands Corporation, spinoff details:

November 13, 2019: American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC) announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved proceeding with a plan to spin-off its outdoor products and accessories business as a tax-free stock dividend to its stockholders. The proposed transaction, which is expected to be completed in the second half of calendar 2020, would create two independent publicly traded companies: Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (which would encompass the firearm business) and American Outdoor Brands, Inc. (which would encompass the outdoor products and accessories business).

May 27, 2020: American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC) announced that it will change its name to Smith & Wesson Brands effective June 1, 2020.  The name change reflects the company's preparation for the previously announced spin-off of its outdoor products and accessories business. The company's common shares will continue to be listed for trading on the Nasdaq Global Select exchange under the new ticker symbol 'SWBI' beginning at the market opening on Monday, June 1, 2020.

Maxeon Solar Technologies 11/11/2019 SPWR
SunPower Corporation, spinoff details:

November 11, 2019: SunPower (SPWR) announced plans to separate into two independent, complementary, strategically-aligned and publicly-traded companies – SunPower and Maxeon Solar Technologies. SunPower expects to complete the separation and Maxeon Solar capital injection in the second quarter of 2020, subject to the satisfaction of various closing conditions.

Global Connect business 11/07/2019 NLSN
Nielsen Holdings plc, spinoff details:

November 7, 2019: Nielsen Holdings (NLSN) announced the completion of its strategic review and its plan to spin-off the company's Global Connect business, creating two independent, publicly traded companies—the Global Media business and the Global Connect business—each of which will have sharper strategic focus and greater opportunity to leverage its unique competitive advantages. Nielsen currently expects the spin-off transaction to be completed in nine to twelve months

Speedway 10/31/2019 MPC
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, spinoff details:

October 31, 2019: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) announced its intention to separate Speedway into an independent, publicly traded company.

Upjohn 07/29/2019 PFE
Pfizer Inc., spinoff details:

July 29, 2019: Mylan (MYL) and Pfizer (PFE) announced a definitive agreement to combine Mylan with Upjohn, Pfizer’s off-patent branded and generic established medicines business, creating a new global pharmaceutical company. Under the terms of the agreement, which is structured as an all-stock, Reverse Morris Trust transaction, each Mylan share would be converted into one share of the new company. Pfizer shareholders would own 57% of the combined new company, and Mylan shareholders would own 43%.

November 12, 2019: Mylan (MYL) and Pfizer (PFE) announced that the name of the new company to be formed by the planned combination of Mylan and Upjohn, a division of Pfizer, will be Viatris.

Conifer business 07/24/2019 THC
Tenet Healthcare Corporation, spinoff details:

July 24, 2019: Tenet Healthcare Corporation (THC) announced its intention to pursue a tax-free spin-off of its Conifer business as a separate, independent publicly traded company. The company expects to complete the spin-off by the end of the second quarter of 2021.

Management Services 06/17/2019 ACM
AECOM, spinoff details:

June 17, 2019: AECOM (ACM) announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan to pursue a spin-off of the Company’s Management Services segment into a leading, standalone government services company. The transaction is currently expected to be completed in the second half of fiscal 2020.

Upstream Energy business 02/04/2019 ECL
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.

Digital Farms, Inc. 11/27/2018 DPW
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.

January 2018: DPW formed Super Crypto Mining, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, which recently changed its name to Digital Farms, Inc. (“DFI”). DFI was established to operate their newly formed cryptocurrency business, which is pursuing a variety of digital currency. They mine the top three cryptocurrencies for their own account. These cryptocurrencies include Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum.

 

Prescription Pharmaceuticals (Rx) business 08/09/2018 PRGO
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.

Powertrain Technology Company 04/10/2018 TEN
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 TEN
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.

DWS asset management business 02/26/2018 DB
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.