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It was a shocking announcement to say the least – Hewlett-Packard will be splitting into two companies – Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. In the weeks since CEO Meg Whitman revealed that she would be spearheading efforts to break the company up into two separate entities, the media has had a field day. There is one dominant school of thought starting to emerge from the miasma which appears to support this form of divestiture as a lucrative long-term restructuring plan. It should be remembered that corporate spin offs are nothing new, as pointed out in an earlier article here at Euro Cheddar. After the split announcement was made, Meg Whitman has been on the corporate campaign trail discussing the merits of this strategic decision. Among the many positives she cites are the company's ability to invest in R&D (Research and Development) and M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions).