Acquisition of stock

Acquisition of stock

Acquisition of Stock

An acquisition by one company of another in which the acquiring company buys the target company's stock. That is, rather than paying with debt or some other means, an acquisition of stock occurs when the acquiring company buys a majority of the target company's shares outstanding. This may be associated with a hostile takeover, where the acquiring company buys shares directly from stockholders, but this is not always the case. See also: Leveraged buyout.
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2005-48 noted that, before May 1, 1991, the acquisition of stock as the result of the exercise of an option was viewed as a "purchase" for Section 16(b) purposes.
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For the buyer of a business an acquisition of assets is generally preferable to the acquisition of stock.
Previously, such so-called comfort rulings were available to resolve questions such as (i) whether a spin-off has an adequate corporate business purpose, (ii) whether a spin-off will be regarded as used principally as a device for the distribution of earnings and profits, and (iii) whether a spin-off and any prior or subsequent acquisition of stock in the Parent or the Spinco are part of a plan under section 355(e).
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A "major stock acquisition" generally means the acquisition of stock pursuant to a plan by an acquiring corporation in a target representing 50% or more (by vote or value) of the target's stock.

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