The Kraft Foods – Mondelez Spin-Off: Frequently Asked Questions

Today Kraft Foods (KFT) spins off its global snack business, Mondelez Foods, to investors as a separate publicly traded company under the ticker MDLZ. “Why are they doing this?” Because when you’re as big as Kraft Foods, you get bored and run out of things to do. You certainly can’t grow any larger so the…

A European Buyout Frenzy?

The Boston Consultant Group is out with a survey that indicates 1 in 5 European companies is planning to do a deal in 2010, and that percentage jumps to 1 in 2 companies with market caps in excess of €20 billion.