SPIN-OFF Definition

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SPIN-OFF is a type of corporate reorganization in which the original corporation transfers some of its assets to a newly formed corporation. In exchange for the spun off assets, the original corporation receives all of the new corporations capital stock, which it then distributes to its shareholders as a property dividend.

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LBO see LEVERAGED BUY-OUT.

BILLBACK, in e-commerce and credit card transactions, is a means of recovering or reducing interchange fees for transactions clearing differently than planned. The processing company (FDC) passes through the charges to the merchant.

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