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  1. How can a company execute a tax-free spin-off?

    Understand the two most commonly used methods, distribution and share exchange offer, that companies use to do a tax-free ...
  2. What happens to the company stock if a subsidiary gets spun off?

    Learn what happens to a company's stock if a subsidiary gets spun off. Spinoffs are typically bullish catalysts for a company ...
  3. What are some common cash-debt strategies that occur during a spinoff?

    Learn how a parent company can utilize cash-debt strategies in a spinoff process to deleverage and gain value by monetizing ...
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