Tag Archives: MJN

Could Reckitt Benckiser’s Mead Johnson Buyout Lead To A Home Care Spinoff?

Reckitt Benckiser (RBGLY) surprised the markets last week with its $16.6b (or $90 per share) bid for Enfamil maker and 2009 Bristol-Myers Squibb split off Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN). Reckitt is known for owning a hodgepodge of ‘Powerbrands’ such as Lysol, Finish, Durex and Clearasil in the Health, Hygiene and Home sectors so it wasn’t really considered much of a… Read More »

Pfizer Ponders A Move

A few months ago, pharma giant Pfizer (PFE) got a boost when Sanford Bernstein analyst Tim Anderson (and a few other street colleagues) mentioned that company management was open to spinning off or selling parts of the business.  This set off a flurry of reports analyzing potential castaways with estimates ending up as high as 4 divisions shed… Read More »