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wanlord
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wanlord,
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6/25/2014 | 4:11:09 PM
Re: Cushy or complicated?
Some telecoms used this name quite often when creating and spinning off parts of the company. Sounds like a cool name for a Stationary Bike Fitness Center !
thebulk
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thebulk,
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6/17/2014 | 2:44:53 PM
Re: Cushy or complicated?
Its definatly a shady name, would you really trust a company named SpinCo? 
KBode
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KBode,
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6/17/2014 | 8:37:45 AM
Re: Cushy or complicated?
Yeah somehow "Spinco" sounds shady and incomplete, even if a temporary name. I agree not a great sales pitch to regulators.
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thebulk,
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6/17/2014 | 1:22:16 AM
Re: Cushy or complicated?
In the end they will probably just end up sticking with SpinCo because they will decide it already has a brand value attached to it.
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6/16/2014 | 5:51:27 PM
Re: Cushy or complicated?
I wonder what they are going to call this new entity? 

You would think given the amount of money and effort put into this, there would be a better name than "SpinCo". I mean, I know its only temporary. But one would think there should be some strategic planning going on here. 
KBode
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KBode,
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6/16/2014 | 3:40:55 PM
Cushy or complicated?
I can't tell if it's a good or bad gig to helm a spinoff company where your only job will be to make everythig look good before Charter inevitably buys the company in two years. Or sooner, depending on how quickly peoples' memory fades of why they're having to create this third entity to begin with....


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