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ac·quire

 (ə-kwīr′)
tr.v. ac·quired, ac·quir·ing, ac·quires
1. To gain possession of: acquire 100 shares of stock.
2. To get by one's own efforts: acquire proficiency in math.
3. To gain through experience; come by: acquired a growing dislike of television sitcoms.
4. To locate (a target) with an aiming device or a tracking system, such as radar.

[Middle English acquere, from Old French aquerre, from Latin acquīrere, to add to : ad-, ad- + quaerere, to seek, get.]

ac·quir′a·ble adj.
ac·quir′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acquirer - a person who acquires something (usually permanently)acquirer - a person who acquires something (usually permanently)
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
recipient, receiver - a person who receives something
appropriator - someone who takes for his or her own use (especially without permission)
securer, procurer - someone who obtains or acquires; "the procurer of opera tickets"
2.acquirer - a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stockacquirer - a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock
banking company, banking concern, depository financial institution, bank - a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities; "he cashed a check at the bank"; "that bank holds the mortgage on my home"
3.acquirer - the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit cardacquirer - the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card
financial institution, financial organisation, financial organization - an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
4.acquirer - a credit card processing bankacquirer - a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee
banking company, banking concern, depository financial institution, bank - a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities; "he cashed a check at the bank"; "that bank holds the mortgage on my home"
Translations

acquirer

[əˈkwaɪərəʳ] N (Comm, Fin) → adquirente mf

acquirer

[əˈkwaɪərər] n (COMMERCE) [company] → acquéreur m

acquirer

n (Fin) → Erwerber(in) m(f)
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The portfolio will be transferred to a licensed Cypriot Credit Acquiring Company by Bank of Cyprus Public company Ltd.
This implies that all assets, liabilities and reserves of Danske Bank Plc's mortgage credit banking business will be transferred to an acquiring company wholly owned by Danske Bank A/S to be incorporated in conjunction with the demerger.
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Full acquisition means the acquiring company owns more than 50% of shares of the acquired company or any percentage that enables it to become a majority shareholder and/or control the decisions of Board of Directors or the General Assembly.
According to the demerger plan, Nordea Bank Finland Plc will demerge and all assets, liabilities and reserves of the covered bond funding business will transferred to one acquiring company to be incorporated in conjunction with the demerger.
This accelerates the M&A process but also increases the risks that the acquiring company will not fully identify the target company's historical and ongoing liabilities.
More limited consideration has been given to whether the knowledge possessed by the executives of an acquired company or their tenure influences the acquiring company's decision to retain or release them (Bergh, 2001; Ivancevich & Stewart, 1989; Kummer, 2008; Ranft & Lord, 2000).
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The acquiring company should not assume that what motivates its key talent will also motivate the stars of the acquired company.
The acquiring company, YA Global Investments, LP, will in turn sell Nexus to Titan and a subsidiary for $7.3 million of convertible preferred stock and 2 million shares of common stock (valued at $2 per share).