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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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Alternatively, in stock swaps, the total amount paid to the target shareholders will be higher if the acquirer investors react more positively to the announced transaction.
However, if the target firm is more pessimistic, it will potentially receive a lower price premium when the acquirer is risk-averse.
Acquirers are financial institutions that facilitate card payment transactions.
Another finding showed that shared branching issuer-only credit unions generally have higher expenses and lower returns than issuer/acquirers because acquirers have the ability to offset issuer costs and generate revenue by completing transactions for guest members.
For each stage of this game, the acquirer will offer the high and low price provided by the binomial tree and this offer will be accepted or rejected depending on how close it is to the strike price.
The proposed CDRLs are then evaluated by the acquirer during proposal evaluation.
For example, this Statement's guidance on identifying both the acquirer and the acquisition date is in substance the same as the guidance that Statement 141 (R) provides on those issues, but this Statement uses different terminology and adds a few details unique to not-for-profit entities.
sellers do not need to concern themselves with legal entanglements (such as dispute resolution) that come from European buyers, nor the financial or cultural issues that can arise from a Chinese acquirer.
11) This is an indication that the operations of the target could become more efficient if put under the management of the acquirer.
For example, an acquirer that pursued the acquisition of your company two years ago that reapproaches you at a later time will understand that if your pricing expectations have not changed, you are determined not to sell until you get your price.
COI is generally measured by reference to the portion of the acquirer stock used as consideration in the transaction, as this represents a continued proprietary interest on the part of the target shareholders in the reorganized corporation.
com)-- The Transition Companies LLC ("TTC") reports merger and acquisition ("M&A") activity on the part of private strategic acquirers is at an all time high.