Definition of demerger in English:


Line breaks: de|mer¦ger
Pronunciation: /diːˈməːdʒə


The separation of a large company into two or more smaller organizations, particularly as the dissolution of an earlier merger: the demerger of the security company will be announced on 10 June [as modifier]: forty per cent of shareholders approve of the demerger plan
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  • The demerger plans include buying out the shareholders for €1.10 a share.
  • The management are understood to be examining a number of options for the voice and data unit, which include a trade sale or a demerger followed by a management buyout.
  • The chairman will address the shareholders on the proposed demerger.

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