ac·​quir·​er ə-ˈkwī(-ə)r-ər How to pronounce acquirer (audio)
: one that acquires
especially : a company that acquires another company

Examples of acquirer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After All3Media went on the block last year, a number of potential acquirers lined up — including ITV, Banijay, Mediawan, Peter Chernin’s North Road and Goldman Sachs — before RedBird IMI clinched the pact. All3Media, based in London, is billed as the U.K.’s largest independent production company. Todd Spangler, Variety, 16 May 2024 Once completed, the company will seek to out-license or identify an acquirer for the technology. Kansas City Star, 3 Apr. 2024 Worldpay stands as the foremost global merchant acquirer by transaction volume, boasting a substantial $2.0 trillion in payments volume for the year 2022. Joe Cornell, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 There have been other rumors and reports of possible acquirers, including Cohere, but sources say a sale of the company now would be tricky. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 28 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for acquirer 

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Word History


acquire + -er entry 2

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acquirer was in 1607

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“Acquirer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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