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TriMas Spinoff Plans On Broadening Horizon Via M&A

TriMas (TRS) spun off its former Cequent businesses into the new Horizon Global (HZN) earlier this month during the ‘Summer of Spin’. Although the new company has a strong position in the towing, trailer and cargo management businesses, management’s sights are set much higher. Crain’s Detroit recently ran a great profile on the company highlighting management’s hunger for… Read More »

Summer Of Spin: Day 2 Roundup Featuring Baxalta And Friends

The ‘Summer of Spin’ rolls on and yesterday witnessed the completion of three more spin offs: Masco (MAS) separated its installations and services into TopBuild (BLD) TriMas (TRS) spun off its former Cequent units as Horizon Global (HZN) Babcock & Wilcox (BWC) changed its name to BWX Technologies (BWXT) and spun off its power generation unit as Babcock &… Read More »

Summer Of Spin: TEGNA Ascends From Gannett And Three More Tales

The ‘Summer Of Spin’ kicked off yesterday with Gannett transforming itself into the bizarrely titled TEGNA (TGNA). The ‘New Gannett’ (GCI), containing the publishing assets, was spun off to shareholders who should have received 1 share of new Gannett for every 2 shares of the old Gannett owned. Prior to the spin, the companies revealed separate buyback and dividend plans… Read More »

Get Ready- The Summer Of Spin Kicks Off With Ten Spinoffs Coming Your Way This Week

Calling all spinoff lovers – it’s time to get your hard hats on because the end of this month is going to be crazy. Just call it the ‘Summer of Spin’. In the somewhat improbable five plus years we have been running this site (and I am willing to bet over the course of history), there has never… Read More »

TriMas To Channel Roberto Duran, Say No Mas To Horizon Global On June 30

TriMas(TRS) has had a long and winding road as a company. It originally began life as Campbell Industries, headed up by former Masco(MAS) executive Brian Campbell.  Masco backed Campbell and sold many of its smaller manufacturing businesses to Campbell, resulting in a name change to TriMas. TriMas, owned largely by Masco, continued to acquire manufacturing assets until its… Read More »

TriMas Tri-es To Unlock Value With Cequent Spinoff

Catching up on some news from the end of last year, TriMas Corporation (TRS) announced plans to spinoff its Cequent segments, which provide custom-engineered towing, trailer and cargo management products, into a standalone company. Post-spinoff, TriMas will be a more focused, diversified engineered products company. Love seeing the phrases ‘more focused’ and ‘diversified’ being used together like that, but… Read More »