Tag Archives: KKR

Community Health Systems Spinoff Quorum Health Emerges From Chapter 11

Business is tough right now, including for some recent spinoffs. While California Resources Corporation was missing interest payments at the end of June, 2016 rural hospital spinoff Quorum Health was just emerging from Chapter 11. The company had been shrinking even prior to coronavirus and it was even forced to shutter and sell off numerous hospitals. From the… Read More »

Isn’t It Arconic, Don’t You Think? Like A Private Equity Bid After Your Spinoff

The WSJ is reporting that Arconic (ARNC) is nearing a deal with private equity firm Apollo Global Management (APO) to be taken private. While the exact deal value is unknown right now, estimates peg Arconic’s value at over $10b or between $21 and $22 per share. The price represents a modest premium to recent close, but the name… Read More »

Spinoff Odds and Ends: HPQ vs. HPE, Treasury Wine(TSRYY)

A few links for today Bloomberg takes a look at how HP Inc (HPQ) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) are doing since their 2015 breakup and to the surprise of the afor today:uthor – and I would guess to absolutely no readers of this site – the ‘runt of the litter’ HP Inc is actually doing well. Newsflash:… Read More »

Yum Brands Enters Second Round Of Bidding For Stake In Yum China Ahead Of Spinoff

Last October, Yum Brands(YUM) finally agreed to spin off its China business under pressure from investors including Keith Meister of Corvex Management. Corvex owns 5.2% of Yum, and Meister sits on the board. Yum, parent of brands including Pizza Hut, KFC, and Taco Bell, has 7,205 restaurants in China which collectively earn over $1 billion each year. Currently,… Read More »

Drinking Alone – Treasury Wine Estates Rejects Bids, Will Remain Independent

Drama and alcohol seem to go hand in hand (especially on reality TV) and the wine business is proving to be no exception. The end seemed all but nigh for Australia’s struggling Treasury Wine Estates (TWE.AX) when two different private equity firms, KKR/Rhone and (allegedly) TPG, bid A$5.20 per share for the company. That ~$3.15b valuation already represented a… Read More »

Pass The Red! Takeover Battle For Treasury Wine Erupts

A few months ago we highlighted a bid by private equity giant KKR for Foster’s spinoff Treasury Wine Estates (TWE.AX). The A$4.70 per share bid represented a nice premium (at the time) for the struggling spirits company which remains in the middle of a turnaround plan by new CEO Michael Clarke. The company wasn’t too enamored with the offer… Read More »

Following Rough Year, Treasury Wine Is In Play After Rejecting Bid From KKR

Like all spinoffs, Treasury Wine Estates(TSRYF) was in high spirits following its spinoff from Fosters. The company’s results have been disappointing however, marked by troubles in its US division culminating in the destruction of millions of dollars worth of completed wine.  CEO David Dearle was ousted, replaced by Michael Clarke. Amidst problems spreading to other regions, some analysts… 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 »