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acquisition

[‚ak·wə′zish·ən]
(engineering)
The process of pointing an antenna or a telescope so that it is properly oriented to allow gathering of tracking or telemetry data from a satellite or space probe.

acquisition

i. The act of visually identifying an object of interest—another aircraft, aerial target, or object/target on ground—from the air.
ii. The detection and identification of a target by radar or another sensor on board the aircraft.
iii. Reaching the desired flight parameter, such as flight level or air speed.
iv. Reaching the desired point in airspace, such as the ILS (instrument landing system) localizer or glide-slope.
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The discount rate (and capitalization rate) used in corporate acquisition analysis is normally expressed as a weighted average cost of capital (WACC).
a private investment firm, is a leading provider of equity for middle market corporate acquisitions, recapitalizations and growth capital financings.
Alter, an attorney in the Washington DC Tax Department, focuses his practice on federal income taxation, with particular emphasis on the structuring and negotiation of taxable and tax-free corporate acquisitions, reorganizations, spinoffs and dispositions of ongoing business enterprises, the development of partnership and other joint-venture arrangements and tax planning for financings and other capital formation transactions.
Trivest Partners is a Miami, Florida based private investment firm and leading provider of equity for middle market corporate acquisitions, recapitalizations and growth capital financings.
Hynes was the director, strategic planning, and had active roles in several corporate acquisitions.
Transfer of own shares may either be made on the Stockholm Stock Exchange or in other manner, and may deviate from the preferential rights of the shareholders, for the purpose of financing possible future corporate acquisitions.
From 1997 to 1999 he was Vice President Corporate Acquisitions for Bema Gold Corporation.

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