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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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The models also suggest that modem defenses enable target shareholders to extract value from acquirers by empowering corporate insiders.
Visas merchant and acquirer clients will be able to use Payworks automated solutions to run and configure their point-of-sale offerings and terminals, making it easy for merchants to set-up and start accepting any form of electronic payment, both face-to-face and online, through a single integration to CyberSource.
Indeed, about 30% of the large gain and large loss deals in our sample are completed by acquirers with more than five of either type of transaction in our sample.
The researchers categorize acquirer hospital systems by their size, designating small systems as those with fewer than four hospitals, and large systems as those with four or more facilities.
Clearhaus is an EU payment institution and acquirer, that makes it quick and easy for merchants to accept payments from Visa and Mastercard.
In order to further isolate and analyse the importance of the LOF to emerging-economy acquirers, we examined whether the direction and magnitude of Western manager reactions are likely to differ (1) when the acquirer and its target are known to each other through a previous inter-organisational alliance, (2) when the acquirer's top management is experienced in successful acquisitions, (3) when the acquirer has previous experience with the local market (or with the target company's domestic market), and (4) when the target company is to be preserved or assimilated by the acquirer.
Visa Inc, proposes that acquirers engage a Visa-approved reviewer such as Riskskill to carry out a GARS review.
In the infrastructure arena, acquirers notched 20 deals, primarily targeting a broad range of sensors, semiconductors, software platforms, security infrastructure and connectivity technologies needed for IoT to work effectively.
The acquirer's plan should incorporate the following inquiries:
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.
For those companies that conducted M&A, but weren't "Mountain Climbers," two of the four groups Bain identified produced comparable annual TSR as the overall average for all companies: companies that pursued "Serial Bolt-Ons" and "Selected Fill- Ins." Both groups of acquirers made deals which had relative cumulative deal size of less than or equal to 75 per cent, though those in the "Serial Bolt-Ons" group were active acquirers- i.e.
"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."