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HP Spinoff Timeline  (Aug 13, 2023) 

This page shows each event as HP spawned Agilent, Keysight, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPInc, DXC Technology, Micro Focus, Perspecta... 

Each of them is a completely separate company. 

Stock. Over the decades, Hewlett-Packard has been broken into several companies.

Depending on when you acquired stock, you may now have shares in HPInc, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Agilent, Keysight, and DXC held in multiple accounts and may not have received cash payouts for Micro Focus or Perspecta.

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HP Breakup-related issues: HP Breakup Details

Complete coverage of Acquisitions and divestitures (Articles.)   Directory (165 acquisitions -- plus 30 divestitures and spinoffs.)

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HP spun off Agilent (announced by Lew Platt 1999-03-08)


Agilent sold Healthcare Solutions Group to Philips


HP bought Compaq


Agilent sold its half of Lumileds Lighting to Philips


Agilent spun off Semiconductor Products Group, forming Avago


Agilent spun off Verigy


HP bought EDS


Verigy bought by Advantest (Japan)


HP bought Autonomy (UK)


Agilent spun off Keysight


HP spun off HPE. Continuing PC and printer company renamed HP Inc.


HPE Enterprise Services was spun off and merged with Computer Sciences Corporation, creating DXC Technology


HPE Software was spun off and merged with Micro Focus (UK)


DXC U.S. Public Sector was spun off and merged with two other companies, creating Perspecta


Micro Focus "Return of Value"  0.8296 MFGP "B" shares plus $4.30 cash


Perspecta bought by Peraton.

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