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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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If an EAG has substantial business activities in the foreign country in which the acquiring corporation is organized, an inversion can generally be avoided, even if the former shareholders are deemed to own 60% or more of the acquiring foreign corporation.
Women who reported acquiring a new partner during the last year were at higher risk for genital HPV infection than women who did not, and the risk was highest when the new partner had been acquired in the 5-8 months before a study visit (hazard ratio, 3.
ii) Any company that the foreign bank or affiliated company controls or is presumed to control under paragraph (b)(1) of this section if the company is engaged in acquiring or controlling merchant banking investments and the proceeds of the covered transaction are used for the purpose of funding the company's merchant banking investment activities.
The acquiring organization may have its own preexisting schedules, which differ from those used by the acquired company, or the schedules of the former organization may not be available.
Section 355(e) does not explicitly state that, under the attribution rules, one must look to the ultimate owners instead of the acquiring entity itself in applying section 355(e).
A description of unresolved issues - the types of additional liabilities that may result in an adjustment to the allocation of the acquisition cost for the business combination and how any adjustments will be reported - if the acquiring company has not finalized an exit, termination or relocation plan as of the balance sheet date.
TSYS Acquiring Solutions has been, and will continue to be, a great partner in helping us deliver superior solutions to our merchant partners," says Greg C.
Notable among these rules is the suspension of the recovery period when there is a lag between disposing of the relinquished property and acquiring the replacement property.
To avoid this, the acquiring firm may choose to have the target firm terminate its plan prior to merger or acquisition.
In any acquisition, Reed notes, one either has to assume the acquiring company would have some sort of change of control provision, which means it has to come up with cash to pay the debt as part of the acquisition, or it has to come up with an alternative financing source without actually assuming the specific debt instrument.
Under carefully prescribed conditions, the proposed regulations would permit the acquiring corporation to transfer the acquired assets or stock to a partnership.
The IRS view is that continuity of interest can be thwarted by posttransaction sales if there is a "preconceived plan or arrangement" for disposition of the acquiring company's stock (revenue ruling 66-23, 1966-1 C.