acquirer

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noun ac·quir·er \ə-ˈkwī(-ə)r-ər\

Definition of acquirer

  1. :  one that acquires; especially :  a company that acquires another company

Recent Examples of acquirer from the Web

  • Over the last few years, Bill Kerr, the head of M&A for Nortel Networks, has sought to transform the once sleepy Canadian telecom-equipment maker into a voracious acquirer of outfits that produce optical-networking gear.

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First Known Use of acquirer

1607


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