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acquire

[ə′kwīr]
(electronics)
Of acquisition radars, the process of detecting the presence and location of a target in sufficient detail to permit identification.
Of tracking radars, the process of positioning a radar beam so that a target is in that beam to permit the effective employment of weapons. Also known as target acquisition.
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This will tremendously increase the breadth of acquirers available to purchase your company.
Too often, acquirers demand CMMI maturity or capability levels and rely heavily upon those claims without an adequate understanding of their impact upon the work that will be performed for the acquirer.
Prodigious Capital Funding, LLC is a direct lender that supplies structured bridge financing of up to $7 million for acquirers and owners of real estate.
Merchant acquirers and card processors are important for several reasons.
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.
All of these structural mechanisms can be used by creative acquirers to reduce the cash outlay and provide financing for the transaction.
The acquirers to best of my knowledge negotiated an extension that was a condition of them proceeding with the transaction," says Lowry.
If acquirees' TMT is a sufficiently valuable resource, acquirers are motivated to retain them (Barney 1991, Castanias/Helfat 1991, Hambrick/Canella 1993, Haspeslagh/Jemison 1991, Mahoney/Pandian 1992, Penrose 1959, Pitts 1976, Wernerfelt 1984).
The Financial Services Agency (FSA) said Tuesday it gave a banking license to the Bridge Bank of Japan, a government-backed blanket acquirer bank charged with temporarily taking over the assets and deposit liabilities of failed banks.
338(h)(10) election is very common in acquisitions when T is a subsidiary of another corporation or is an S corporation, and the corporate acquirer is purchasing at least 80% of T's stock.
Possible exposure to environmental risk and liability is currently the single most worrisome part of the due diligence process for many corporate acquirers.
Although INDOPCO technically only applies to costs of a target corporation pursuant to a reorganization, the principles of the case should apply to the acquisition costs of acquirers.