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To clarify, I'm trying to say that because of xyz, it became more difficult for ABC to be targeted and broken apart.

ABC is a business empire, so attacked and other military-related words aren't as helpful.

Thanks!

  • Actually, "broken up" would be reasonably idiomatic for your example. – Hot Licks Nov 15 '18 at 1:13
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    Businesses are often split up – Jim Nov 15 '18 at 3:45
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because of xyz, it became more difficult for ABC to be disaggregated.

Definition of disaggregate 
transitive verb.
: to separate into component part.
- MW

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A business can be re-structured Vocabulary.com

construct or form anew or provide with a new structure

The verb restructure can refer to a company that is changing the way it operates in order to be more efficient.

Tencent announced a restructuring that created a new division focused on business services such as cloud computing. Wall Street Journal Nov 12, 2018

or

dismantle TFD

To take apart; disassemble; tear down.

Synonyms:  break apart, break up, take apart

Volkswagen’s Truck & Bus division, which houses the MAN and Scania brands, may follow a wider trend among carmakers and suppliers to dismantle conglomerates into more specialized businesses. Reuters Mar 4, 2018

The title of you question and the sentence example in your question have slightly different meanings:

Because of xyz, it became more difficult for ABC to be targeted and broken apart.

could become:

Because of xyz, it became more difficult for ABC to be re-structured/ dismantled.

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I would use the word: dissolution.

Due to XYZ, ABC's dissolution became an impossibility.

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