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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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Hansen (1987) predicts that the impact of information asymmetry and the contingent pricing effect of a stock offer to be higher if the target is relatively larger compared to the acquirer.
A merger or acquisition occurs between an acquirer and target firm, which act as two players in a non-cooperative game, which is built in MATLAB 2008b as an agent-based model.
Visa will increase its investment to support both acquirers and the value-added resellers (VARs) that develop the software to power chip terminals.
Besides, a firm would have to give information about permanent account number details of the acquirer and PAC while making disclosures about its annual shareholding pattern.
Network International, a major acquirer and payment solutions provider in the Middle East, has been chosen as the partner for providing payment solutions across the service pumps of Emarat in Dubai, Enoc and Eppco, accepting both Visa and MasterCard.
As an acquirer, credit unions have additional opportunities to generate income by performing transactions for members of other credit unions.
Developing a binomial tree (using the Cox, Ross and Rubinstein (1979) model) to analyze the bid/ask prices and strike prices (based on the acquirer and target's type).
Task should include updates of software plans as CDRLs, subject to acquirer review and approval.
That fundamental difference contributed significantly to this Statement's requirement that different accounting methods apply to a merger of not-for-profit entities and an acquisition by a not-for-profit entity For an acquisition, those combinations result in a contribution of the acquiree's net assets to the acquirer, which this Statement refers to as an inherent contribution received to distinguish it from other contributions received by a not-for-profit entity
The efficiency hypothesis suggests that mergers can create value through enhanced efficiency, as the target's managers are replaced by the more efficient managers of the acquirer.
You do not have to give the right strategic acquirer a bargain price to make the acquisition of your company the best deployment of their capital.