Description: Breaking up isn’t hard to do in a bullish market.
General Electric’s announcement last week that it will split into three separate companies was quickly followed by similar news from Johnson & Johnson, which detailed plans to separate its consumer products business from its pharmaceutical and medical device operations.
Date: Nov 16, 2021
Questions for discussion:
- Summarize the key arguments presented in this discussion.
- What does this suggest for future business structures?
- Do you agree with this line of thinking?
- How should investors use this information?