What is another word for acquisitions?

Pronunciation: [ɐkwɪsˈɪʃənz] (IPA)

Acquisitions are the process of obtaining control over a company's assets, resources, and operations. The term is often used interchangeably with the term mergers but acquisitions refer to the process of purchasing the majority or all of the stock of another company, while mergers are a combination of two or more companies. Some synonyms for the term acquisitions include takeovers, buyouts, procurements, and investments. Takeovers involve purchasing a company without the consent of its board of directors or management, while buyouts refer to the purchase of a company either through a negotiated agreement or a hostile takeover. Procurements and investments are more general terms that refer to the process of purchasing or acquiring assets or resources.

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Usage examples for Acquisitions

The leisure gained may be misused, especially at first; but it is nevertheless a necessary lever for the social amelioration of the labouring class, and it will more and more serve this purpose as it becomes one of their permanent acquisitions.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
He did all this, and sat each day in the portico of the great marble Bourse, planning fresh acquisitions of money.
"Command"
William McFee
I looked round, and began to tell myself over again the story of our acquisitions.
"The Debit Account"
Oliver Onions

Famous quotes with Acquisitions

  • Much of what is called investment is actually nothing more than mergers and acquisitions, and of course mergers and acquisitions are generally accompanied by downsizing.
    Susan George
  • Today we're focused on small acquisitions to add technology where necessary. I think it's fair to say we're not out looking for a large one, but I think it's also very fair to say that as a public company you can never say never.
    Sanjay Kumar
  • We're looking to have the ability to come in and be able to capitalize on the marketing in order to grow the top-line. We basically leverage what has worked with our other successful acquisitions - investment in marketing, retention and student services.
    John B. Larson
  • We are quite open, however, to looking at acquisitions and there are opportunities that we periodically consider. and I think that may be something we do in the future, but I must say that there is no commitment to that at the present time in any form or size.
    David Milne
  • When we acquired California and New- Mexico this party, scorning all compromises and all concessions, demanded that slavery should be forever excluded from them, and all other acquisitions of the Republic, either by purchase or conquest, forever.
    Robert Toombs

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