Johnson & Johnson to Split Into 2 Companies

The wellness giant is spinning off its consumer health division

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Tylenol, Listerine and Band-Aid will soon have a new home, as parent company Johnson & Johnson intends to break itself up into two public companies by shedding its consumer products segment.

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The New Jersey-based healthcare giant will create a new company out of its household goods division, which includes Benadryl, Neutrogena and Aveeno, while holding on to its business selling drugs and medical devices. The new enterprise has yet to be named.

The split is expected to occur in 18 to 24 months.



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