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Mergers & acquisitions

Referring to the aspect of corporate strategy, finance and management that deals with the buying, selling or combining of different companies that can assist a growing company to grow rapidly without having to create another business entity.

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Mergers & acquisitions

spin off

Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

A type of divestiture where a division or subsidiary is sold by the parent company.

security agreement

Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

A document  where a Borrower grants the Lender a security interest in personal property (i.e., collateral).

seller

Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

The seller of a business. In an asset sale, the Seller is the company. In a stock sale, the Sellers are the shareholders.

s corporation

Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

An eligible corporation whose shareholders have elected to have the income of the corporation be passed-through to the shareholders in accordance with Subchapter S of the Internal Revenue Code.

reverse triangular merger

Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

The merger of the acquirer's subsidiary with and into the target company. As a result, the target would become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the acquirer.

restricted stock

Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

Shares of stock which may not be sold in a public offering without a federal securities registration or after the expiration of a specific holding.

purchase price allocation

Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

The assignment of fair values to all major assets and liabilities of an acquired business following an acquisition.

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