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Whenever they say that, they mean "sale." It's typical BigCo doublespeak. In their minds, they're trying to convey the impression that they have choices, so that when they negotiate the sale they don't have their backs up against the wall. But everyone knows it means "sale."

Totally agree with you on that one. Especially with strategic alternatives in quotes.

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