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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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and the acquiree says, 'This is who bought us, right?
4) Specifically, we examine how competing pressures created by cultural difference between the acquirer and acquiree, and the value of TMT as a resource to the acquirer, influence TMT turnover in the post acquisition period.
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).
Krishnan, Miller, and Judge (1997) found that when acquirer and acquiree managers had complementary backgrounds, the top management turnover in the acquired firm was lower.
The yearbook lists any acquisition involving a US entity as either acquirer or acquiree, either inside or outside the US.
Next, we also re-confirmed acquirers' response to this question by evaluating descriptions of acquirer and acquiree from the Merger Yearbook, the source from which we identified our sample.
either acquirer or acquiree in the post-acquisition period), we requested the informant to identify the year in which the executive had left the firm and whether the exit was due to retirement or not.
The acquirer is the entity that obtains control of the acquiree.
The acquisition date is the date on which the acquirer obtains control of the acquiree (paragraph 3(c) of FASB Statement No.
Contingent consideration usually is an obligation of the acquirer to transfer additional assets or equity interests to the former owners or members of an acquiree as part of the exchange for control of the acquiree if specified future events occur or conditions are met.
Recognizing and measuring the identifiable assets acquired, the liabilities assumed, and any noncontrolling interest in the acquiree
The acquirer shall identify the acquisition date, which is the date on which it obtains control of the acquiree.