January 17, 2013 – HP has been approached by investment bankers about selling assets, though it’s not currently considering such a move, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
The company has seen an increase in inquiries after a regulatory filing late last year that said it would consider disposing of businesses that don’t meet goals, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the overtures were private. The Wall Street Journal earlier reported Wednesday that HP’s Autonomy and Electronic Data Systems divisions had attracted interest from possible suitors.
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