Trivestiture


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Trivestiture

The splitting up of AT&T into three independent companies: AT&T, NCR and Lucent. Unlike the 1984 Divestiture, which was court ordered, Trivestiture was an internal decision that was implemented in 1996. See divestiture.
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An independently traded public company since June 30, 1998, IMS HEALTH is a spin-off from the Cognizant Corporation, which itself was created with the trivestiture of Dun & Bradstreet in 1996.