Tag Archives: JBS SA

How Do You Say Spinoff In Portuguese?

It seems the spinoff bug is even starting to spread a bit into the emerging markets, with Brazil being the latest country to catch the fever. Well…maybe more of a cough or a minor cold. JBS SA (JBSAY), once a potential player in the Sara Lee (SLE) sweepstakes, announced plans to spin off its dairy unit, Vigor Alimentos… Read More »

Nobody Does It Like Sara Lee?

What an exciting month January was for Sara Lee (SLE). To recap: Brazilian meat processor JBS SA’s bid of $17.50/share is rejected by the board as too low. Rumors of a spinoff begin to surface, but private equity buyers begin to circle and JBS SA plans on increasing their offer. A short while later, the board rejects the… Read More »

A Tasty Morsel – Sara Lee To Breakup?

Image via Wikipedia After rejecting JBS SA‘s offer of $17.50/share, Sara Lee (SLE) was rumored to be favoring a breakup strategy which would likely involve the spinoff of either its coffee or meats division.  It is believed that a spinoff would unlock the value of the unrelated businesses and facilitate the sale of each individual unit. While JBS,… Read More »