vertical divestiture


noun

the disposal of some or all the subsidiaries that make up a company's vertical combination through voluntary sale or legal compulsion.

Nearby words

  1. vertical angle,
  2. vertical angles,
  3. vertical banded gastroplasty,
  4. vertical circle,
  5. vertical combination,
  6. vertical envelopment,
  7. vertical farm,
  8. vertical file,
  9. vertical garden,
  10. vertical grouping

Origin of vertical divestiture

First recorded in 1970–75

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