Tag Archives: Noble Corp

Spinoff Odds & Ends: Graham, Noble Corp, Liberty Rights Offerings

It’s time for another edition of Odds & Ends where we share some random articles and pieces that we have been reading… 1. Barron’s is bullish on ‘small-scale conglomerate’ Graham Holdings (GHC) and thinks it’s sorely undervalued on a sum of the parts basis. Although the stock is up about 17% from the date of publishing to ~$423,… Read More »

Oil Change- Ashland(ASH) Distributes Remaining Shares Of Valvoline(VVV) To Shareholders

Although Valvoline’s (VVV) IPO was last September, it was still majority owned by its parent company, Ashland Global Holdings (ASH). Not anymore though. The specialty chemical manufacturer completed Step 2 of its Valvoline spinoff on May 12th by distributing its remaining stake in the company to shareholders. Ashland shareholders as of May 5th, should have received 2.745338 shares of Valvoline… Read More »

Transocean Casting Off Its Older Rigs Into New Entity

In an slightly under the radar move, Transocean (RIG) announced that it was creating a new entity, Caledonia Offshore Drilling Company, which will be comprised of eight North Sea midwater rigs. Given the location, it actually sounds like a reasonable name choice. Wow. The rigs under consideration are all from the 70’s and 80’s and would possibly include… Read More »

Noble Axes IPO Plans For Paragon Offshore; Spinoff Planned For Q3

The market may be hitting new highs, but there are some concerns about the future. Additionally, not every sector has benefited equally from the climb, at least according to Noble Corp (NE). The company’s Chairman/President/CEO David Williams blamed ‘financial market conditions, both generally and with respect to the equity markets for offshore drilling companies’ for the decision to scrap… Read More »