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what is an acquisition

What is an Acquisition and How Do They Work?

With many big-name mergers and acquisitions taking place in the corporate world these days, we are often asked, what is an acquisition and how do acquisitions work? A corporate acquisition occurs when a company buys more than 50% of another publicly traded company’s stock; thus, “acquiring” the company while gaining decision-making authority in the process….

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what is a merger

What is a Merger and How Do they Work?

Not to be confused with an acquisition, a merger occurs when two or more companies decide to join forces and form an entirely new company. It’s not a hostile corporate takeover; rather, it’s a mutual agreement from which all parties benefit. By “merging” their operations, companies can eliminate competition, grow their business and more. To…

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