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Acquiree

A firm that is being acquired.

Acquiree

A company that is the object of a takeover attempt. That is, another company is buying the acquiree's shares with the intent of obtaining a majority stake. This may occur with or without the authorization of the acquiree's board of directors. An acquiring company identifies potential acquirees based on a variety of factors, including share price and growth potential; in the event of a hostile takeover, the acquirer may buy up to 5% of the acquiree without publicly disclosing its intentions.
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CPI plans to retain a leadership, personnel and facilities of the newly acquired companies.
Fourthly, the departure of the owners and/or top executives of the acquired companies may have an impact on other tiers of management (Marks & Mirvis, 1998; Ranft & Lord, 2000).
The total fiscal 2010 revenue of the two acquired companies is expected to be about USD12m.
One stream of literature is trying to utilize preacquisition profile of acquired companies in order to beat the stock market and earn abnormal return.
Proper convergence and interaction of the acquired companies are vital -- During the rush to acquire companies in our sector, companies often neglect the importance of appropriate convergence of the acquired company.
With merged companies, risk management strategy is likely to change simply because the previous exposures of the acquiring and acquired companies have now changed, Ewing said.
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The newly acquired companies have been combined to form Smithfield Foods Ltd., expected to generate 2004 revenues of $65 million.
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Whatever the hype, Tyco's management had unquestionably proved it could roll up its sleeves and put its shoulders to the wheel, wringing costs out of its acquired companies and running them efficiently.
WITH THE DOT-COM shakeout in full gear, CEOs of acquired companies need to keep their options open.