Tag Archives: FNF

Covetrus To Join S&P MidCap 400 As Dun & Bradstreet Gets A New Number From An Old Friend Of Ours

I’ve got a fever and the only cure is more Covetrus(CVET). Excitement mounts as we approach the completion of Henry Schein’s(HSIC) animal care spinoff and its merger with Vets First Choice in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction. The transaction is set to be completed today, February 7.  Tomorrow, February 8,  Covetrus stock will begin trading, and S&P will… Read More »

Fidelity National Ventures Pushes Off American Blue Ribbon Spinoff – Reconsidering Its Options

Fidelity National Financial (FNF) scooped up a number of businesses during the crisis and set up a tracking stock, Fidelity National Financial Ventures (FNFV) to track and highlight the value of those assets. It has since pursued an aggressive monetization plan, including both sales and spinoffs. On the spinoff front, it separated Remy International at the end of… Read More »

Bye Fidelity- Restaurant Anti-Chain J Alexander To Be Spun Off Next Week

Fidelity National Financial (FNF) went on a buying spree during the crisis and snapped up an eclectic bunch of assets. The company set up a tracking stock, quite a rare breed, FNFV, in order to track the value of this eclectic group of businesses. After some prodding from Corvex Capital, the company is now in the process of monetizing… Read More »

Corvex Urges Fidelity National Financial To Jettison Restaurants

Some things go great together. Peanut butter and jelly. Ernie and Bert. Song and Dance. Others go less well together. Title insurance and restaurants. Over at the Inelegant Investor, we shared our surprise at this bewildering combination back in August 2012.  Now, this strategy has generally worked well for Fidelity National Financial(FNF), but it seems that Corvex shares… Read More »