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Exxon, Chevron post higher earnings despite low oil prices

...trend lately has been for integrated oil and gas companies, which own production, refining and distribution assets, to spin off their refining operations into different companies in an effort to better appeal to investors.Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-31/exxon-chevron-post-higher-
Fiat Chrysler will spin off Ferrari

MILAN - Fiat Chrysler Automo biles announced Wednesday that it will spin off sports car maker Ferrari into a separate company, a move to unlock the luxury brand's value and distinguish it from its mass-market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-29/fiat-chrysler-will-spin-fe
Kimberly-Clark reports $562 million Q3 profit

...its quarterly earnings increased 2.9 percent, but it will also cut about 1,300 jobs to reduce costs related to the spin off of a health care unit into its own company.The maker of Huggies diapers and Kleenex tissue reported a third-quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-21/kimberly-clark-reports-562
Report: Hewlett-Packard to split into 2 separate companies focusing on computers and services

...reward technology companies for slimming down and focusing on core business offerings. Last Tuesday, eBay said it would spin off its mobile payment service PayPal into a separate and publicly traded company. Investors sent eBay shares up more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-05/report-hewlett-packard-spl
Philips to separate lighting division into new company

AMSTERDAM - Royal Philips NV says it will spin off its lighting division and the rest of its operations into...Tuesday's announcement follows the decision in June to spin off its lighting components arm, and it is no longer clear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-23/philips-separate-lighting-
Olive Garden changes likely with board turnover

...Starboard will push for right away, but the hedge fund issued a 294-page presentation last month saying Darden should spin off its real estate holdings. It criticized Olive Garden for having a complicated menu and its failure to salt its pasta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/olive-garden-changes-likel
Single PayPal likely to partner with eBay competitors, aggressively fight for mobile space

...marks a 180-degree turn for eBay Inc. CEO John Donahoe, who had been spurning activist investor Carl Icahn's call to spin off PayPal. Dona hoe, who will step down after the split is finalized next year, said he now agrees that it's the right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-30/single-paypal-likely-partn
Overtime

...Corvette.The Prototype class points leaders overcame six cautions periods, a potential race-ending brake problem and a spin off-course and through the grass.Pierre Kaffer and Giancarlo Fisichella won the GT Le Mans class in the No. 62 Risi Competizione...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-10/overtime
Gannett splits publishing and broadcast wings, following Time Warner, News Corp. and Tribunes

...Atorino said the newspaper unit was "holding back the Gannett stock." But many other analysts say the recent rush to spin off print assets paints a dark picture for newspapers."Now, these stand-alone print companies won't have the profits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-05/gannett-splits-publishing-
Pop Rocks: Mazes and Monsters reunite, give hope for other reunions

...see this happening any time soon? No. Am I beginning to see it as a possibility? A little.? Jugs of Life ? A spin-off from the pioneering Augusta act Crawling Pegs, Jugs of Life was authentically rocking while remaining something of a satire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-11/pop-rocks-mazes-and-m