ACQUISITION Definition

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ACQUISITION is one company taking over controlling interest in another company. See also MERGER and POOLING OF INTEREST METHOD.

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UNCONTROLLABLE EXPENSE is expense that cannot be controlled or restrained. Some of the costs of doing business can not be postponed or spread out over a longer period of time (e.g., taxes, rent and utilities).

STRONG, from a corporate perspective, usually means having or wielding force or authority within that entitys market segment or niche.

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