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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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H2c: Acquirers earn a larger fraction of total M&A gains if the targets are characterized by higher information asymmetry.
In a hostile takeover, the merger game is often one-sided with the acquirer trying to be aggressive that results in a quite a different situation when the merger is mutually agreeable between the acquirer and target firm.
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As an acquirer, credit unions have additional opportunities to generate income by performing transactions for members of other credit unions.
In this paper, we develop the two-person M&A model using real options signaling games to include signaling behaviors undertaken by the acquirer and target.
8) Under the efficiency hypothesis, the target bank may have greater value to the acquirers than it had to the previous owners prior to the merger.
This will tremendously increase the breadth of acquirers available to purchase your company.
For example, acquirers may try to circumvent development and management processes because they feel that following the process impacts their ability to meet the goal, resulting in rework or cost and schedule increases--which is exactly what the processes were designed to avoid in the first place.
1) Despite the size of the industry, few people understand the function of merchant acquirers and processors, and almost no academic research on this topic exists.
For example, acquirers of rights or services can provide an incentive by withholding payments until the end of the contract or by making periodic payments.