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Synonyms for acquirer

a person who acquires something (usually permanently)

a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock

the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card

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They should understand that large acquirers are used to bullying middle-market sellers into accepting minimally priced deals.
A primary reason that appraisal methods like the SCAMPI are not being fully utilized by acquirers is the lack of understanding and appreciation of how an organization's process maturity and capability affects the product being developed, and how the acquirer plays a vital role in assuring that good practices are being applied by the supplier to the product being developed.
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.
Acquirers of rights and services from insurers may further protect their interests by acquiring a security interest in the licensed software, patents, copyrights or other intellectual property and technology.
Acquirers who need third-party financing to get their deal done should not only look at the usual suspects, but also be creative about who might have an interest in seeing the transaction close.
This suggests that foreign acquirers who perceive acquirees' TMT as possessing complementary knowledge and resource would be motivated to retain them.
The DIC will take advantage of the Bridge Bank of Japan as the acquirer of financial institutions under state control as it is necessary for failed banks to find an acquirer by March 31 and take procedures for receiving a DIC cash grant in order to fully protect deposits,'' the DIC said.
Second, because T's parent is deemed to have received the sale proceeds in liquidation of T, it recognizes no gain on the sale of its T stock to the acquirer by virtue of Sec.
At the heart of legal due diligence is a document and information request to the company being acquired from the law firm representing the acquirer.
In Hilton, the acquirer hired a consulting firm to prepare a merger study to determine a fair rate of exchange of stock.
Don't pursue talks with acquirers in whom you have no confidence.
The annual survey by ControlScan, an expert provider of PCI compliance and data security solutions for Level 4 merchants and the acquirers who serve them, and MAC, a payments industry organization for bankcard professionals involved in risk management, measures acquirers' attitudes and objectives surrounding their Level 4 merchant PCI compliance programs.
Merchant acquirers are grappling with the reality of reduced margins with merchant service charges (MSCs) under pressure as the credit card merchant profile grows ever wider beyond the traditional core travel and entertainment sectors to encompass more aggressive, price conscious operators.
Acquirer SAFE enables acquirers and PSPs to identify a transaction's true origin based on the behavior of shoppers on the merchant's website.
Although acquirers can gain some comfort from representations and warranties of the seller, these do not reduce management's own personal responsibilities.