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Spinoff Odds and Ends: Pfizer’s Consumer Business, La Quinta Award Winning Idea

Grab your cup of coffee and kick off the week with some Odds and Ends: Late last year, Pfizer (PFE) announced it was considering its ‘options’ for its consumer health division. The early buzz was all about a sale though and the maker of Advil and Centrum has since been running a sales process with a rumored desired… Read More »

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 »