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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.

Contributors in Mergers & acquisitions

Mergers & acquisitions


Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

The individual or company that is purchasing the stock of a Target company in stock purchase or the assets in an asset purchase, or the company which is acquiring a Target by means of a merger.

accounting period

Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

The time period reflected by a set of financial statements, or  the 12-month period  a taxpayer uses to determine his or her income tax.

representations & warranties

Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

Statements of fact and assurances by one party to the other party that certain facts or conditions are true or will be true at Closing.

mergers & acquisitions (M&A)

Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

Refers to the buying and selling of companies, or the combination of two companies in which only one of the companies survives. Acquisitions can be asset purchases, where the buyer purchases the ...


Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

Guidelines and rules set by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) that companies may follow when compiling Financial Statements.


Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization: A measure of cash flow calculated as: Revenue - Expenses (excluding tax, interest, depreciation and amortization).

disclosure statements

Banking; Mergers & acquisitions

A disclosure document describing the material features of a transaction to be voted on by the equity owners when they are asked to give a voting proxy to another. If the equity owners are not being ...

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