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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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First, they reduce Acquirers' willingness to make bids, particularly bids with a low probability of success.
Under the current setup, the cardholder will be charged by the acquirer (of the ATM), and that is the problem, because the acquirer cannot subsidize a non-client, they have to recover their costs."
In event time, large gain M&A deals appear to be a firm-specific aberration in the sense that the acquisitions that large gain acquirers make both before and after their large gain deal generate negative abnormal returns for shareholders.
For acquirer hospitals, the price of commodities decreased by 6.4 percent, other surgical products saw no effect, and PPI prices increased by 1.1 percent.
During the go-shop period, Navigators and its financial advisors, Goldman Sachs and Moelis & Co., solicited 44 potential acquirers. Despite these efforts, Navigators said it did not receive any alternative acquisition proposals.
Sources familiar with the matter say that the State Bank is likely to ask any acquirer of these banks to either raise the money to pay the sellers from outside Pakistan, and then make the payment without any money ever traversing through the Pakistani banking system at all (and thus not impacting the country's foreign exchange reserves), or
In a strategic move to make this new technology available to its 5,000+ Nordic merchants, Danish acquirer Clearhaus now supports payments made with Apple Pay, the company said.
The aim of this paper is to support this hypothesis and demonstrate that in the context of target companies from developed countries (e.g., Western companies), emerging-economy acquirers, especially Chinese- and Indian-owned companies, experience a significantly higher LOF than companies from elsewhere in the world.
The Riskskill team is heavily engaged in this part of the payments sector and has helped many acquirers (and large merchants) to review and grow their business in the right way with strong risk and exposure controls.
"Acquirers don't want to concede anything to a growing list of competitors as demand for IoT services in both consumer and industrial markets builds," said Brian Partridge, Vice President of 451 Research's mobility team.
Thus, DOJ's response can be viewed as a baseline for other acquirers' post-transaction diligence.