Acquirer


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Acquirer

A firm or individual that is purchasing another firm or asset.

Acquirer

A person or company that buys an asset or a company. An acquirer who purchases a publicly-traded company is almost always another company. That is, individual investors, even wealthy ones, rarely buy publicly-traded companies. See also: Mergers & Acquisitions.
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Prior studies associate pre-acquisition insider trading with acquirer overvaluation (Akbulut, 2005; Song, 2007).
Acquirers are financial institutions that facilitate card payment transactions.
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.
The proposed CDRLs are then evaluated by the acquirer during proposal evaluation.
This Statement recognizes that information about goodwill may be of limited use to donors in their assessments of whether to provide resources to a not-for-profit entity Accordingly, this Statement requires an acquirer that expects the operations of the acquiree as part of the combined entity to be predominantly supported by contributions and returns on investments to recognize as a separate charge in its statement of activities the amount that otherwise would be recognized as a goodwill asset as of the acquisition date.
Emphasize to the acquirer that you are aware of the entry advantages to them of buying a company as opposed to entering a market through a "Greenfields Approach.
This rule can present a problem, if the overall value of the consideration to be paid to the target shareholders is fixed in the definitive agreement, and the value of the acquirer stock falls between the date of the definitive agreement and the dosing date.
The merchant acquirer signs up merchants to accept payment cards for the network.
gt;Determine the Acquisition Date The acquisition date may be the closing date (the date that the acquirer obtains the assets and assumes the liabilities of the acquiree) or another date.
Where an acquirer obtains multiple items of intellectual property, perhaps with a bundle of services as well, it may be preferable to structure the transaction with a single contract, rather than separate contracts covering separate rights and services, each having its own payment provision.
UL bought Acquirer Systems to forge a complete portfolio of Test Tools & Simulators for the Payment industry through the combination of its Payment Host Test & Simulation capabilities with UL's Card and Payment Terminal offering.