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acquire

(Receive), verb accept, achieve, adipisci, adopt, be given, come into possession of, derive, gain, glean, obtain, reap, take in, win

acquire

(Secure), verb adquirere, annex, appropriate, assume, assume ownership, attain, exact, extort, extract, force from, gain, get, make one's own, obtain by any means, purchase, realize, steal, take, take possession, wrest from
Associated concepts: acquire a business, acquire by fraud, acquire by gift, acquire by inheritance, acquire by will, accuire for resale, acquire ownership
Foreign phrases: Incorporalia bello non adquiruntur.Things incorporeal are not acquired in war.
See also: accept, accrue, aggregate, appropriate, arise, attain, collect, condemn, derive, gain, garner, gather, hoard, impress, increase, incur, inherit, obtain, occupy, possess, procure, profit, purchase, realize, reap, receive, recover, seize, store, succeed, take

TO ACQUIRE, descents, contracts. To make property one's own.
    2. Title to property is acquired in two ways, by descent, (q.v.) and by purchase (q.v.). Acquisition by purchase, is either by, 1. Escheat. 2. Occupancy. 3. Prescription. 4. Forfeiture. 5. Alienation, which is either by deed or by matter of record. Things which cannot be sold, cannot be acquired.

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Even though the acquirer doesn't own 100% of the acquiree, the purchaser writes the assets and liabilities of the acquiree up or down to their full FMV as if it had been fully absorbed.
ASC 805 requires the acquirer to measure a noncontrolling interest in the acquiree at its fair value at the acquisition date.
At times, smaller acquirees may feel disadvantaged in the balance of working things through.
Also, the value of a noncontrolling equity interest in the acquiree will be recognized at its acquisition-date fair value.
gt;Measure Fair Value of the Acquiree Measuring the fair value of the acquiree represents the most significant change from the purchase method of accounting used today.
If you do not understand, have the acquiree arrange for a meeting with the other contract holder to assure openness and serious interest in assuring both parties are happy with the upcoming final combination.
1992, Hambrick/Canella 1993, Krug/Hegarty 1997, Lubatkin/Scheiweger/Weber 1999, Walsh 1988), hostility of the acquisition (Barmash 1971, Ravenscraft 1987, Scherer 1986), poor pre-acquisition performance (Walsh/Ellwood 1991), and acquirers' need to establish control over the acquiree (Fama/Jensen 1983).
The purchase method combines the net assets of the acquirer that remain at book value with the net assets of the acquiree that are recorded at fair value.
Insurance firm could become an acquirer or NYSE: ALL acquiree as industry consolidates more rapidly in the wake of financial services overhaul Chiron Corp.
White, the Examiner's editor and publisher since early this year, says that paper and its 210 newsroom employees for years have been buffeted by gossip that the Examiner would be sold, "so it feels good to be even rumored to be the acquirer rather than the acquiree.
Any of these could become either the acquirer or acquiree.