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Definition of the noun acquirer

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noun - plural: acquirers

  1. a person who acquires something (usually permanently)
  2. a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock
  3. the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card
  4. a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee

Alternative definition of the noun acquirer


  1. a person who acquires


Acquirer: Еква́йринґ — діяльність кредитної організації, що включає здійснення розрахунків з підприємствами торгівлі за операціями, що здійснюються з використанням банківських карт через POS-термінали, і здійснення операцій по видачі наявних грошових коштів утримувачам банківських карт, що не є клієнтами даної кредитної організації.

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Google previewWiley IFRS 2015: Interpretation and Application of International Financial Reporting Standards (2015)

by PKF International Ltd

interest—Generally, the acquirer is the entity whose owner or organized group of owners holds the largest minority voting interest in the combined entity. c. The composition of the governing body of the combined entity—Generally, the acquirer ...

Google previewWiley IFRS 2012 (2012)

Interpretation and Application of International Financial Reporting Standards by Bruce Mackenzie, Danie Coetsee, Tapiwa Njikizana, Raymond Chamboko, Blaise Colyvas, Brandon Hanekom

carried forward the principle of IAS 22 that in a business combination accounted for using the acquisition method, the acquirer is the combining entity that obtains control of the other combining entities. According to the IASB, using ...

Google previewWireless Mobile Internet Security (2013)

by Man Young Rhee

An acquirer is the financial institution that establishes an account with a merchant and processes payment card authorization and payments. The acquirer provides authentication to the merchant that a given card account is active and that the ...

Google previewWiley GAAP Codification Enhanced (2009)

by Barry J. Epstein, Ralph Nach, Steven M. Bragg

Relative size—Generally, the acquirer is the entity whose relative size is significantly larger than that of the other entity or entities. Size can be compared by using measures such as assets, revenues, or net income. 2. Initiator of the ...

Google previewElectronic Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (2010)

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications by Management Association, Information Resources

kEy tErMs And dEfInItIons Acquirer: An acquirer is an organization or a bank that collects authorization requests and sales slips from merchant. It directly connects to the merchant's POS/EDC in the traditional payment system. Authentication: It ...

Google previewDictionary of Financial Engineering (2001)

by John F. Marshall

accredited investor—acquirer accredited investor An investor who meets the requirements of Regulation D spelled out in the Securities Act of 1933 such that the investor may participate in the purchase of securities through private ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management (2016)

by Lee, In

Acquiring Bank (Acquirer) The acquiring bank also called an acquirer represents the e- commerce ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society, 3 Volume Set (2015)

by Dixons Chair in New Media and the Internet Interdepartmental Programme in Media and Communications Robin Mansell, Robin Mansell, Peng Hwa Ang, Charles Steinfield, Shenja van der Graaf, Pieter Ballon, Aphra Kerr, James D. Ivory, Sandra Braman, Dorothea Kleine, David J. Grimshaw

(via acquirer) seller: Receive funds seller: Receive funds from bank seller: Receive funds from bank seller: Get approval (via acquirer) seller: Get approval ( via acquirer) Charge back Charge back buyer: Account is debited buyer: Account is ...

Google previewWebster's New World Hacker Dictionary (2006)

by Bernadette Schell, Clemens Martin

After the plastic card has been swiped, the EDC software contacts an acquirer by dialing a stored telephone number through a modem. An acquirer is the organization collecting credit authentication requests from retailers and providing them ...

Google previewDictionary of Finance and Investment Terms (2010)

TARGET COMPANY firm that has been chosen as attractive for TAKEOVER by a potential acquirer. The acquirer may buy up to 5% of the target's stock without public disclosure, but it must report all transactions and supply other information to ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society (2015)

by Frederick F. Wherry, Juliet B. Schor, Consulting Editor

A friendly approach is defined as the takeover (acquirer) company approaching the board and negotiating and accepting an offer of acquisition. In contrast, the process of a hostile takeover falls into the domain of an unfriendly, unwelcome, ...

Google previewDictionary of Commerce and Management (2004)

by K.C.S. Ranganayakulu

ACQUIRER. The acquirer includes any individual company any other legal entity who intends to acquire or acquires substantial quantity of shares or voting rights of target company or acquires or agrees to acquire control over ...

Google previewThe Internet Encyclopedia (2004)

The Merchant Acquirer Processes the Authorization The acquirer receives the authorization request from the merchant. The Verified by Visa data ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3Q10U1I1R1E1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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