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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This creates a relatively stronger negotiation position that can be exploited by the informed bidder through lower offer prices leading to higher abnormal acquirer returns around the M&A announcement.
In a hostile takeover, the merger game is often one-sided with the acquirer trying to be aggressive that results in a quite a different situation when the merger is mutually agreeable between the acquirer and target firm.
These smaller chargebacks generate a great deal of work and expense for merchants and acquirers, with limited financial impact for issuing banks.
The company also needs to inform whether the acquirer belongs to a promoter entity.
Dubai: The surcharge that UAE cardholders are now paying to petrol stations will be shared between the merchants and the acquirers or banks that process the transaction, sources told Gulf News.
Credit unions that do shared branching, particularly those that participate as acquirers, may see higher than average growth in their balance sheet due to their members utilizing the credit union more often," stated the Callahan & Associates study, entitled "The Cooperative Solution to Convenience: A Report of Shared Branching.
Developing a two-person incomplete information game that M&A model to analyze how the value is distributed between the acquirer and target based on the behavioral types of each player.
CDRLs should be delivered prior to the event to allow: 1) the acquirer sufficient time to perform a detailed review and provide review comments, 2) the supplier to disposition review comments, and 3) the acquirer and supplier to agree on the disposition.
This Statement requires use of the carryover method to account for a merger of not-for-profit entities, which is a combination in which the governing bodies of two or more not-for-profit entities cede control of those entities to create a new not-for-profit entity In contrast, the acquisition method must be used to account for an acquisition by a not-for-profit entity, which is a combination in which a not-for-profit acquirer obtains control of one or more nonprofit activities or businesses.
The section also examines the relative location of the acquirer and target (whether they were headquartered in the same state) to explore the possibility of geographic diversification as a primary motivation for the mergers.
To sustain this position, you need the strength, fortitude and confidence to convey to an acquirer that frankly, "it's your way or the highway," not theirs.