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    Mergers, divestitures, holding companies, liquidations, spin-offs, and reorganization

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    What is the basic financial rationale for mergers, divestitures, holding companies, liquidations, spin-offs, and reorganization?

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    There are many reasons that a company may decide to merge, divest, hold, liquidate, spin-off, or reorganize a particular holding. A merger for example, may increase shares of stock and bring more money into a company together to help them meet their needs, needs that could not be met by either company alone had a merger not occurred. Companies may decide to divest of a particular holding in order ...

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