Tag Archives: Veritas

Spinoff Odds & Ends: Honeywell, Symantec

A few links to settle back in after the long Labor Day weekend: Spinoffs are all the rage and conglomerates are dropping like flies. While GE (GE) and others are currently slimming down, the WSJ notes that Honeywell (HON) is the rare outperforming conglomerate that is actually being cheered for its diversified position. Whether that remains the case… Read More »

Forbes’ Stiennon Suggests Intel Spin Off McAfee To Restore Growth

Forbes continues to pump out the spinoff ideas. The other week, we highlighted a Forbes piece nominating five companies ripe for a spinoff, including big names such as Disney (DIS) and Time Warner (TWX). That wasn’t all though. A recent idea in Forbes by Richard Stiennon was that chip powerhouse Intel (INTC) should spin off McAfee, its internet security… Read More »

In Spin-o Veritas? Symantec CEO Insists Spinoff On Track Amidst Sale Rumors

Countering published reports that Symantec(SYMC) was shopping its Veritas unit for sale despite a previous announcement of a spinoff, CEO Michael Brown said in an interview that he is moving ahead with the spin. It is thought that the tax implications of a sale make it an unattractive option for shareholders. “That’s the plan, to spin it,” Chief… Read More »