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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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Other Utah acquirees describe important aspects of the phases, including completing a thorough, reality-based prehoneymoon due diligence and business plan.
At times, smaller acquirees may feel disadvantaged in the balance of working things through.
Misaligned cultures cause some of the biggest headaches for acquirers and acquirees alike.
This suggests that national difference between acquirer and acquiree exacerbates the general tendency towards turnover of acquirees' top managers and that non-US firms do not see incumbent US management as a resource worth retaining.
Assuming that cultural differences are bound to exist between acquirer and acquiree, inexperienced non-US acquirers appear to expend effort to overcome differences in socio-cultural and managerial norms in order to retain acquirees' TMT.
5) We assume that golden parachutes are equally available to the top management team of all acquirees in our sample.
Hughes added, "We know there are numerous prospective acquirees throughout the US who could serve either as additional hubs for us or as fold-ins to existing hubs.
With both capital and assets expected to be fungible between the subsidiary and the more highly levered parent company, Fitch expects that its ratings for SUS and other potential acquirees would remain in parity with Fitch's rating for SCZ, which is similarly `BBB' with a Negative Outlook.
Derby, chairman, president and chief executive officer, stated, "Datron has had a number of discussions with potential partners, acquirers and acquirees in the past and expects it will continue to do so.
b) The sports management operations of one of the Company's 1998 acquirees were spun off in October 1997.
This Statement recognizes that information about goodwill may be of limited use to donors in their assessments of whether to provide resources to a not-for-profit entity Accordingly, this Statement requires an acquirer that expects the operations of the acquiree as part of the combined entity to be predominantly supported by contributions and returns on investments to recognize as a separate charge in its statement of activities the amount that otherwise would be recognized as a goodwill asset as of the acquisition date.
An acquiree is a business that the acquirer obtains control of in a business combination or a nonprofit activity or business that a not-for-profit acquirer obtains control of in an acquisition.