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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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Accordingly, the M&A might constitute a value creating strategy for both the bidder and the target, but the stronger bargaining position should allow acquirers to obtain a larger fraction of total M&A gains.
So, how do you price M&A transactions considering the behavior of the acquirer and target firms, while considering the changes in the business cycle?
Visa will increase its investment to support both acquirers and the value-added resellers (VARs) that develop the software to power chip terminals.
In fact, surcharging is a charge administered by a merchant or ATM acquirer on an electronic transaction for a purchase of an item or service.
According to Towers Watson, the research, run in partnership with Cass Business School in London, also showed that North American acquirers continue to strengthen their dominance in M&A activity, as the number of deals completed in the second quarter rose slightly.
Another finding showed that shared branching issuer-only credit unions generally have higher expenses and lower returns than issuer/acquirers because acquirers have the ability to offset issuer costs and generate revenue by completing transactions for guest members.
It is seen that acquirers could either increase or decrease their offer in the game with the offer always staying below the exercise price of each option.
Most of the acquirers of community banks since 1990 have themselves been community banks (Table 3).
Furthermore, the only acquirers that will be scared off in the long-term by a seller's aggressive deal positions are the ones that only have a lukewarm interest in buying 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.