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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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Neither the April nor August 1998 submission revealed that Greater Ministries provided the funds used by Purchasing Group members to acquire First Western shares.
In this case, the joint venture could be structured to provide for a series of "puts" and "calls," such that the party intending to acquire the business may later buy the interest in the joint venture from the party intending to exit the business.
We estimate that once Iraq acquires fissile material--whether by securing the materials to build an indigenous fissile material capability or by acquiring fissile material from a foreign source--it could develop a nuclear weapon well within one year.
The final regulations require capitalization of (i) an amount paid to acquire any intangible; (ii) an amount paid to create certain but not all intangibles; (iii) an amount paid to create or enhance a "separate and distinct intangible asset"; and (iv) an amount paid to create or enhance a "future benefit," but only under certain circumstances.
Borden Chemicals and Plastics Operating Limited Partnership (BPC) announced that it has executed an asset purchase agreement through which, subject to bankruptcy court approval, Shintech Louisiana LLC will acquire the assets and operations of BCP's polyvinyl chloride plant in Addis, LA.
A financial holding company and any subsidiary (other than a depository institution or subsidiary of a depository institution) may acquire or control merchant banking investments.
subsidiary agreed to acquire EMI Co., an iron foundry and machining company located in Erie, Pennsylvania, from Hitachi Metals America, Ltd.
In June, Avnet announced it would acquire Marshall Industries in a deal valued at $830 million.
Historically, and even in the current economic environment, many businesses look to acquire others for economies of scale and synergistic reasons.
In related news, Dolan Media has agreed to acquire the rights to publish four Southern Colorado "civilian enterprise" military newspapers from Gowdy Printcraft, Inc.
An acquiring corporation can acquire the shares of stock of a target corporation through a tax-free stock-for-stock exchange in two common ways.
* The corporation should file a Form 3565 small business stock questionnaire for any year in which it issues qualifying stock, and a copy should be given to the shareholders who acquire the stock.