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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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If preserving acquired capabilities is valued, this could be a serious concern for acquiring companies.
To summarize, the existing literature has emphasized that executives leave either because acquiring companies make such a decision or because they opt to.
Finally, acquiring companies do not usually report the performance of the acquired company per se, just the performance of the segment it belongs to when t hat segment represents 10% or more of the acquiring company's consolidating revenues.
There is, of course, a possibility of classification errors with this method; some acquiring companies may have strategies whereby they divest successful acquisitions within five years or hold onto unsuccessful ones.
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.
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.
This increased activity, coupled with a tight labor market, has created a demand from acquiring companies who are seeking complimentary retirement benefits solutions," says Miller.
Frontline Group's aggressive growth strategy includes acquiring companies that meet selective criteria for strong client relationships, proven experience, industry specialization and technology competence.
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.
Neither member of the special committee would have any financial or other interest in the acquiring companies for any of the possible transactions under consideration.
To reach this goal, we've embarked on an aggressive program, acquiring companies and technologies that will combine to make STAR IMAGING the digital color output market leader.
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.