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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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Event


2000-05-02

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

2001-08-08

Agilent sold Healthcare Solutions Group to Philips

2002-05-03

HP bought Compaq

2005-11-28

Agilent sold its half of Lumileds Lighting to Philips

2005-12-01

Agilent spun off Semiconductor Products Group, forming Avago

2006-10-16

Agilent spun off Verigy

2008-08-26

HP bought EDS

2011-07-04

Verigy bought by Advantest (Japan)

2011-10-31

HP bought Autonomy (UK)

2014-10-22

Agilent spun off Keysight

2015-10-21

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

2017-03-20

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

2017-09-01

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

2018-05-25

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

2019-04-30

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

2021-05-06

Perspecta bought by Peraton.


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