acquire by purchase

See: buy
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Discussion and ratification of the approval by the Board of Directors of the Company of a plan to acquire by purchase, or otherwise, "Materiales Arquitectonicos y Decorativos, S.
Among other modifications, the amendment increases from 10% to 15% the amount of outstanding shares of the Company's common stock that any person or group of persons may acquire by purchase, tender or exchange before triggering the rights.
1, 1995--AccuStaff Incorporated (Nasdaq/NM:ASTF), a Jacksonville-based temporary staffing and outsourcing company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire by purchase 100% of the common stock of GW Consulting, the largest provider of staffing solutions in northern California.