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May 9, 2011

Deerfield, Ill.-based Fortune Brands announced that its Fortune Brands Home & Security business has filed an initial Form 10 Registration Statement with the Securities & Exchange Commission in connection with its proposed spinoff from Fortune Brands.  

The spinoff is part of the company’s proposed plan to separate its three businesses by spinning off Home & Security in a tax-free transaction, selling or spinning off its Acushnet golf business, and remaining a pure-play spirits company to be named Beam. 

December 10, 2010

Fortune Brands, whose products include Master Lock and Moen, has announced its intention to separate its three consumer businesses --home and security, golf products and distilled spirits -- so it can focus solely on its liquor business as an independently publicly traded company.

August 20, 2007

Bruce Carbonari currently serves as president and COO. He succeeds Norm Wesley, who will remain...