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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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The negotiations surrounding a business combination are strictly a subjective exercise between an acquirer and acquiree.
In a business combination achieved in stages, the acquisition-date fair value of the acquirer's previously held equity interest in the acquiree.
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.
Misaligned cultures cause some of the biggest headaches for acquirers and acquirees alike.
The fair value of any noncontrolling interest in the acquiree held by the acquirer immediately preceding the acquisition date.
The ED proposes that an acquirer should recognize a restructuring provision as part of allocating the cost of a business combination only when the acquiree has, at the acquisition date, an existing liability for restructuring recognized in accordance with IAS No.
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 purchase method only allows the income of the acquiree to be combined with the income of the acquirer from date of acquisition forward.
Managing such a challenging 'turn-around' situation requires substantial learning on both sides, the western acquirer and the central east European acquiree.
Paragraph 20 of SFAS 141(R) (ASC 805-20-30-1) requires that the "acquirer shall measure the identifiable assets acquired, the liabilities assumed, and any noncontrolling interest in the acquiree at their acquisition-date fair values.
Under the merger transaction, GPC Biotech AG was the acquirer and Agennix was the acquiree.
Examples include higher depreciation charges on the excess of acquisition-date fair values of plant and equipment over carrying values and the amortization of intangible assets previously not recorded by the acquiree.