Google reorganizes with new parent company, Alphabet


BLOOMBERG: The restructuring will make search engine, research and development wings into separate companies.

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BLOOMBERG: The restructuring will make search engine, research and development wings into separate companies.

The structure, announced Monday, will give greater clarity into how Google invests in various ventures, including driverless cars, high-speed Internet service and health-related technologies. It also makes it easier to make any future acquisitions or potential divestments.

“There’s been a lot of speculation about how much money they put into these other ventures,” said Colin Gillis, an analyst at BGC Financial. “That will come to an end. This also gives them the structure to add in another business line if they were to acquire something. The mechanism is in place.”

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