A Deal Stalls for Johnson Controls


Auto-supply giant Johnson Controls has been shopping its automotive electronics business for several months. The company believes that its underperforming unit would be best off under other ownership - but, so far, nobody has made an offer that Johnson Controls is willing to accept.

Is JCI's management going to have to rethink this deal? In this video, Fool.com contributor John Rosevear takes a look at some of the companies that are said to be interested - and at the obstacle that may be holding them back from making an offer.

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