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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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A financial holding company may not under this subpart acquire or control assets, other than debt or equity securities or other ownership interests in a company, unless:
acquires all the stock of D in a section 368(a)(1)(B)
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368-2(c), which includes the following example sanctioning a B-type reorganization where prior cash purchases had been used to acquire stock of the acquired corporation:
The Rights are not being distributed in response to any specific effort to acquire control of the Company.
A corporation wants to acquire an unrelated target and transfers substantially all of the target's assets into its wholly owned subsidiary.
The program is designed to acquire undervalued retail opportunities on standalone sites or as part of commercial projects, and represents one of several initiatives to add incremental value to the Company's core Manhattan office property investment portfolio.
381(c)(1)(B) limit if a member of an acquiring group acquires loss carryovers from a nonmember in a tax-free asset acquisition.
368(a)(1)(C), an acquiring corporation must acquire substantially all of the properties of a target in exchange solely for its voting stock (or solely for voting stock of its parent).
The MOU establishes a joint venture between the parties, with AEI obtaining the rights to access and acquire hyperspectral technology from ESSI and GBSI, to create a leading-edge technology company focused on generating mineral target and project opportunities.