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GE to Separate Digital Assets, Build an Independent Company

Andrew Brunton
GE to Separate Digital Assets, Build an Independent Company

On December 13, General Electric (GE), going ahead with its business restructuring and realignment initiatives, announced that it will spin off its digital assets and build an independent company. The independent company will focus exclusively on the IoT (Internet of Things) software portfolio. The spin-off announcement along with a rating upgrade from JPMorgan Chase (JPM) analyst Stephen Tusa drove General Electric stock higher during trade on December 13.