Exchange of stock

Exchange of stock

Acquisition of another company by purchase of its stock in exchange for cash or shares.

Exchange of Stock

A way of accomplishing an acquisition in which the acquiring company buys all of the target company's stock and gives to shareholders either cash or stock in the acquiring company.
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Alternative 1 could be structured as either a Type A or B reorganization (because it involves an exchange of stock for stock), but could not be a C reorganization (which is a stock-for-assets acquisition).
corporation, certain exchanging shareholders otherwise entitled to tax-free treatment are required to either (i) include in taxable income as a dividend their "all earnings and profits amount" plus any exchange gain or loss with respect to their allocable shares of the transferor corporation's capital, or (ii) pursuant to an election, recognize the gain (but not loss) realized on their exchange of stock in the transaction.
354 generally provides that, in most tax-free reorganizations, no gain or loss is recognized to a shareholder on an exchange of stock for stock, or on an exchange of securities for stock or securities of the same or lesser principal amount.
If FX had only one class of voting stock, the deemed exchange of stock under Sec.
Even if the exchange of stock for debt qualifies as a recapitalization under Sec.