Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions: Glossary of Terms

Acquirer: The buyer, the person or entity that is purchasing the assets and/or equity in a company. Acquisition: The purchase of the controlling interest or ownership of the equity and/or assets of another company. Amalgamation/Consolidation: The joining of one or more companies into a new entity. None of the combining companies remains; a completely new