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Motives[ edit ] Firms may have several motives for divestitures: For example, Eastman KodakFord Motor CompanyFuture Group and many other firms have sold various businesses that were not closely related to their core businesses. Divestitures generate funds for the firm because it is selling one of its businesses in exchange for cash.
For example, CSX Corporation made divestitures to focus on its core railroad business and also to obtain funds so that it could pay off some of its existing debt. In other words, the sum of a firm's individual asset liquidation values exceeds the market value of the firm's combined assets.
This encourages firms to sell off what would be worth more when liquidated than when retained. Philipsfor example, divested its chip division - NXP - because the chip market was so volatile and unpredictable that NXP was responsible for the majority of Philips's stock fluctuations while it represented only a very small part of Philips NV.
Examples include disinvestment from South Africa in the former era of apartheid now endedand more recent calls for fossil fuel divestment in response to global warming.
Divestment for financial goals[ edit ] Often the term is used as a means to grow financially in which a company sells off a business unit in order to focus their resources on a market it judges to be more profitable, or promising.
Sometimes, such an action can be a spin-off.
In the United States, divestment of certain parts of a company can occur when required by the Federal Trade Commission before a merger with another firm is approved. A company can divest assets to wholly owned subsidiaries. It is a process of selling an asset.
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