Tag Archives: Yahoo Small Business Unit

Spinoff Odds & Ends – GreatLand Connections, Yahoo Small Business

A few short hits for the Friday before Memorial Day – A very minor footnote to the abandoned Comcast (CMCSA)/Time Warner Cable (TWC) megadeal is the cancellation of the GreatLand Connections spinoff. The spin would have shed millions of customers in select markets and was part of the two companies’ strategy to win regulatory approval. I think they… Read More »

Yahoo’s Small Business Unit Will Be Part Of Alibaba Spinoff

After months of sustained pressure, Yahoo (YHOO) finally unveiled plans to spinoff its stake in Alibaba (BABA) last week during its earnings call. A spinoff was chosen for its tax efficiency and in order to accomplish that goal, the company said that a small operating unit would need to be included as part of the transaction. At the time,… Read More »