What is a divestment?

Companies can use excess cash to acquire new companies but they can sell a subsidiary to obtain cash and add value back to the parent company. In this article we discuss about what you need to know about divestment. What is a divestment? A divestment occurs when a company sells off a subsidiary or some of its assets. It is essentially the opposite of an acquisition. The company is looking to optimise the value of the parent company which may …

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