from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The sale or other disposal of some kind of asset.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of divesting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of divesting. Coleridge.
JPMorgan, in an analyst note, said the long-speculated divestment is positive for Renault as the gain in terms of cash from reduced interest payments on its debt should more than compensate for the fall in dividends that it will receive from Volvo.
After a string of acquisitions, for example, U.K. behemoth Vodafone Group now is in divestment mode.
The solution is complete boycott, sanction and divestment from the state of Israel.
The literary ethos in this quasi-spatial sense, as marking out its own accustomed place of imaginative outlay and divestment, is perhaps the complement — but certainly the opposite — of anything taken up from the sociological work of Michel de Certeau and advanced as the route to critique and reappropriation within cultural studies.
Yet many maintain that Article VI does not, in fact, commit nuclear-weapons states to a long-term divestment of those weapons.
The IMF was so impoverished by Latin American divestment-which went from 80 percent of its loans to about one percent-that it's been reduced to selling off its gold reserves.
The IMF was so impoverished by Latin American divestment -- which went from 80% of its loans to about 1% -- that it’s been reduced to selling off its gold reserves.
ABN Amro analyst Jan Willem Weidema said the divestment is a good deal, noting that the sale price was on the higher end of his expectations.
Mr. Dudley said the reason for the divestment was the "flat to declining demand for fuel in the U.S. and Europe."
It did not give a value for the pharmaceutical unit, but said it would take a 106 million euro non-cash charge on the divestment, which is expected to close by year-end.
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