Month: April 2017

BCG Has Some Advice For ‘Sustainably Successful Spinoffs’

If there is a big corporate trend, you can bet that high priced consultants were behind the idea or have since hopped on board offering advice on how to do it better. As spinoffs have become more popular, BCG has penned a number of articles on spinoffs and corporate divestitures. Their most recent piece notes that although spinoffs… Read More »

Actelion Spinoff To Be Called Idorsia, But How Easy Will It Be To Get A Reservation?

In American Psycho, Christian Bale’s character Patrick Bateman famously struggles to get a table at New York restaurant Dorsia. Hopefully brokers will be more accommodating to investors looking to get their hands on stock in Idorsia, which is to be spun out of Actelion (ALIOY) in the second quarter of 2017. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) announced a deal… Read More »