acquirer


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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.
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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"
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Translations

acquirer

[əˈkwaɪərəʳ] N (Comm, Fin) → adquirente mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

acquirer

[əˈkwaɪərər] n (COMMERCE) [company] → acquéreur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

acquirer

n (Fin) → Erwerber(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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The Merchant Contact service includes; Outbound and Inbound EMV compliance campaign support for Acquirers and ISO's - to encourage merchant terminal upgrades and to support services for EMV related questions, Compliance Outreach Service - to educate merchants on the benefits of compliance and to provide support through the PCI DSS compliance process, Outbound Telesales Service - to support the launch of new products and services by Acquirers, Inbound Response Handling Service - to handle incoming calls for Acquirer campaigns and an Inbound Overflow Service - offering an over-flow capability to assist Acquirers who may have call-handling capacity challenges .
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ALISTED company will now have to inform stock exchanges details about the acquirer as well as persons acting in concert ( PAC) while making annual shareholding disclosures, according to order issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India ( Sebi) on Monday.
The acquirer's plan should incorporate the following inquiries:
However, the study also shows that participating as an acquirer, in which case they handle transactions for guest members in some or all of their facilities, brings additional opportunities for enhancing financial performance.
Similarly, the acquirer can provide signals by slowly purchasing more shares of the target firm or by purchasing one of the suppliers that supply products to the target firm.
Based on the Russian law remaining shareholders of Polymetal may now tender their shares to the acquirer. The right is executable within 35 days from February 7 (deal date) and the acquirer must complete transaction during 15 days after notification receipt.
Equipped with better management, the new corporation would be more valuable than the old corporation, which would enable the acquirer to make a profit on the transaction.