Tag Archives: FNFV

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 »

Icahn Makes Offer For Federal-Mogul Shortly After Motorparts Spinoff Is Scrapped

Sadly, not every announced spinoff actually ends up executed. For example, earlier this week we highlighted Fidelity National Venture’s (FNFV) postponement of its restaurant group spinoff while it exercises patience and awaits better ‘market conditions’. Another recently scrapped spinoff was Federal-Mogul Holding’s (FDML) planned separation of its Motorparts business from its Powertrain unit. The decision shouldn’t have come… Read More »

FNFV’s ABRH Restaurant Spinoff Postponed Indefinitely

After successfully spinning off J. Alexanders (JAX) late last year, Fidelity National Ventures (FNFV) was set to spin off the rest of its restaurant assets under the holding company American Blue Ribbon Holding. Then plans changed. The headline was that the spin was delayed due to ‘market conditions’, a catchall phrase that is especially useful during market volatility, but… 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 »

September Spinoffs: Fall & Quarter End Brought Plenty Of New Companies

While it was no Summer of Spin, the month of September witnessed plenty of activity on the spinoff front. In the days prior to month end: SPX Corporation (SPXC) spun off its flow products business into the aptly named SPX FLOW (FLOW) Fidelity National Financial Ventures (FNFV) unloaded part of its restaurant empire into J. Alexander Holdings (JAX) in a… 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 »

Spinoff Odds & Ends – CDK Global, Remy International

A few short hits fora hot summer day – Scuttlebutt Investor recently revisited CDK Global (CDK) and offered his thoughts on the company’s recent performance and transformation plan. The company was just spun off from ADP (ADP) last October, but the dealer services company quickly attracted the interest of several different activists. They seem to have become very involved… Read More »