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dahy vest

  • v  take away possessions from someone
  • v  deprive of status or authority
    he was divested of his rights and his title
  • v  reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)
    The company decided to divest
    the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property
  • v  remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
    She divested herself of her outdoor clothes

  • Third, it would give private fund managers who divest protection from lawsuits, while urging the government's own 401(k) fund to create "terror-free" and "genocide-free" investment .
  • Also urges governments, corporations to divest from Iran.
  • Divestment totals creep upAll spring on campus, if the fuss was familiar, so was the issue: divestment.
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  • CML HealthCare Inc. Announces First Series of Diagnostic Imaging Clinic and License Divestments With Gross Proceeds ...
    CML HealthCare Inc. , a leading Canadian community-based provider of medical diagnostic testing services, is pleased to announce the first of a series of transactions to divest its diagnostic imaging operations, ...
    June 14, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
  • Students to Regents: UW should rid itself of oil, coal stocks
    A crowd of University of Washington students, many wearing trademark purple-and-gold shirts, on Thursday urged UW regents to divest the university’s investment portfolio of all stocks in Big Oil, Big Coal, and all companies comprising the backbone of the fossil-fuel economy. Unusual for Seattle, it was a protest lacking in jargon and detailed in argument. “We believe investment in oil companies ...
    June 13, 2013 - seattlepi.com
  • Chevron to Offload Nigerian Assets
    Chevron Nigeria Limited is planning to divest its ownership in two shallow water oil blocks, off the country's shore.
    June 12, 2013 - Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

  • Peter Voser in Financial Times
    The opportunity now is to consolidate our tight gas portfolio, divest from non-core positions across North America, and to invest for profitable growth, by deploying Shell's technology and capabilities on a large scale,said Peter Voser, Shell...
  • Bill Richardson in Washington Post
    Because I was getting questions, I just felt it was best to divest myself,Richardson said.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger in Forbes
    California has a long history of leadership and doing what's right with our investment portfolio,Schwarzenegger said. "Last year, I was proud to sign legislation to divest from the Sudan to take a powerful stand against genocide. I look...

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