During the 1980s, the idea of a "market for corporate control" developed. It involved looking at firms as collections of assets (a financial view) as opposed to an older organizational view. Here we have the pro-takeover view of a fictional firm with a loss-making division. If the firm is taken over, the loss-making division will be liquidated.
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