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This is a trend in the IT sector where multifaceted, publicly listed suppliers increase business lines over the years but are unable to gain full potential value from individual parts. 

Dividing HP into two would also bring its PC business full circle having acquired Compaq for $21bn in a controversial deal in 2002.

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