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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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ACQUIRING COMPANIES PAY A HIGHER PREMIUM to pool, on average, than to complete a deal that is accounted for as a purchase.
In the second situation above, the transaction is divisive because, after that transaction, the target's assets and liabilities are held by both acquiring companies, and the target's shareholders hold each of the acquiring company's stock.
It is estimated that approximately 70 percent of those employees will receive employment opportunities with the acquiring companies.
Acacia Research chairman and chief executive officer, Paul Ryan, commented, "The sale of the WonderWriter(TM) enables us to monetize a non-core asset and further enhance our focus on building and acquiring companies in the life science sector.
To assist businesses undergoing a merger or acquisition, CIGNA has developed the Merger & Acquisition Advisor Program(SM), dedicated to uncovering the most advantageous pension and retirement benefits program solutions for acquiring companies.
Frontline Group's aggressive growth strategy includes acquiring companies that meet selective criteria for strong client relationships, proven experience, industry specialization and technology competence.
The paper's objective is to explore how the nature of the acquired knowledge (type, kind, source, availability of alternative sources, and tenure of the owner and/or executives) may determine policy options available to acquiring companies for the retention process and outcome.
To reach this goal, White and Adelson are embarking on an aggressive growth program, acquiring companies and technologies that will make STAR IMAGING the digital color output market leader.
As we've said previously, we are strategically acquiring companies which will provide us with expanded service and product solutions designed to meet the communications needs of multinational companies, particularly those with operations in the U.
Norton, Chairman, President and CEO of MLC stated, "This acquisition greatly expands our customer base, which is our primary objective for acquiring companies.