Discusses the spin-off anomaly, and the differences in characteristics between spin-offs in the past and those recently come to market. Highlights the local newspaper business as an area with spin-offs that have characteristics similar to those seen in the past. Featured companies: Time Inc. (TIME), Tribune Publishing Co. (TPUB), News Corp. – Class A (NWSA), E.W. Scripps Co (SSP), Journal Communications Inc. (JRN).

Download: Spin-Off Research Compendium November 2014