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Acquisition

Acquiring control of a corporation, called a 

Target

, by stock 

Purchase

 or 

Exchange

, either hostile or friendly. also called 

Takeover

.



Related Terms: 7

Call

,

Exchange

,

Purchase

,

Ratio

,

Ring

,

Takeover

,

Target


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Category: Mergers_and_Acquisitions


Starting With: A


Semi Related Terms: 501  CLICK HERE TO VIEW

10-Q

,

10-K

,

1035 exchange

,

19c3 stock

,

Asset/equity ratio

,

Accrual of discount

,

American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation

,

American Stock Exchange

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Alien corporation

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Aggregate corporation

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Away from the market

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bust-up takeover

,

Back-end load

,

B shares

,

Borrowed stock

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Cash asset ratio

,

Cash control

,

Cash ratio

,

Collection ratio

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Call

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Conversion ratio

,

Call money rate

,

Clearing corporation

,

Code of procedure

,

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cyclical stock

,

Certificated stock

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Commodities Exchange Center

,

Commodity Exchange

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Callable stock

,

Certificate of stock

,

Chicago Board Options Exchange

,

Closed corporation

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Closed-end credit

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Closed-end fund

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Covered call

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Closing purchase

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend payout ratio

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Domestic corporation

,

Deal stock

,

Defensive stock

,

Distribution stock

,

Donated stock

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dirty stock

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Efficiency ratio

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Exchange

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

Exchange seat

,

Exchange rate

,

E-mini

,

Exchange against actuals

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Exchange versus cash

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange ratio

,

Exchange fund

,

Exchange privilege

,

Exchange-traded option

,

Exercise ratio

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Exclusion ratio

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Exchange distribution

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Form 10-Q

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

,

First call date

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Foreign corporation

,

Front-end load

,

First preferred stock

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full stock

,

Friendly takeover

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free right of exchange

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Good Til Canceled

,

Growth stock

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Hedge ratio

,

Hang Seng Index

,

High-tech stock

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

In escrow

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Income stock

,

In line

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

I/O strip

,

Income replacement ratio

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidity ratio

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Loan stock

,

Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Lease-purchase agreement

,

Leading the market

,

Like-kind exchange

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Marginable stock

,

Money at call

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Net capital ratio

,

New York Futures Exchange

,

Nonvoting stock

,

Notice of Default

,

Naked call

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

No-load stock

,

Nonstock Corporation

,

Net change

,

Off the books

,

Overhead ratio

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Optionable stock

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Open-end fund

,

Open-end management company

,

Options Clearing Corporation

,

Out of the money

,

Open-end lease

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Option exchange

,

Pooling of interests

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

Purchase

,

Payout ratio

,

Preferred stock

,

Prior preferred stock

,

P&L

,

Pour-over will

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Purchase agreement

,

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Put ratio backspread

,

Profit ratio

,

Painting the tape

,

Primary exchange

,

Put/call ratio

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Regulation Q

,

Reserve ratio

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Ratio

,

Restricted stock

,

Regulation A

,

Reverse Take-Over

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Roll over

,

Rule of 78

,

Ratio calendar combination

,

Ratio calendar spread

,

Ratio spread

,

Ratio write

,

Rent control

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Ratio analysis

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Regional exchange

,

Ring

,

SG&A

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Stock association

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Stock buyback

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Stock loan

,

Second preferred stock

,

Stock dividend

,

Standard of living

,

Single stock futures

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Secondary stock

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock bonus plan

,

Stock certificate

,

Stock Clearing Corporation

,

Stock consolidation

,

Stock exchange

,

Stock index

,

Stock market

,

Stock option

,

Stock option plan

,

Stock power

,

Stock screening

,

Stock swap

,

Stock symbol

,

Stock ticker

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Synthetic stock

,

Stock list

,

Story stock

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Short purchase

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Take delivery

,

Treasury Stock

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Truth in Lending

,

Takeover

,

Takeover target

,

Target

,

Tenancy at will

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Take profits

,

Target price

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Uncovered call

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Value stock

,

Vetoing stock

,

Voting stock

,

Variable ratio write

,

Variable ratio plan

,

Waiver of premium

,

Watered stock

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-over-year

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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