Tuck-In Acquisition

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Tuck-In Acquisition

The acquisition of a company where the acquiring company intends to merge the target company into one of its departments. For example, a broad-based financial services company may conduct a tuck-in acquisition where it buys a research company and then transfers all of its resources into its own research department. A tuck-in acquisition is also called a bolt-on acquisition.
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Fitch Ratings views the transaction as mildly positive as AER's cash flow was relatively modest, and net proceeds are expected to be used for debt paydown, stock repurchases, and tuck in acquisitions.
Eastern also completed seven tuck in acquisitions in Pennsylvania and New York: Smith Sanitation Inc.
Eastern") (NASDAQ:EESI) Friday announced that it has signed definitive agreements for five tuck in acquisitions and completed the acquisition of five New Jersey collection companies.