Acquisition accounting



noun
an accounting procedure in which the assets of a company that has recently been taken over are changed from the book value to the fair market value

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  • Acquisitional

    the act of or gaining possession: the acquisition of real estate. something ; addition: public excitement about the museum’s recent acquisitions. the purchase of one business enterprise by another: the acquisition of a rival corporation; mergers and acquisitions. Linguistics. the act or process of achieving mastery of a language or a linguistic rule or element: […]

  • Acquisitive

    tending or seeking to and own, often greedily; eager to get wealth, possessions, etc.: our acquisitive impulses; acquisitive societies. Contemporary Examples Comcast, acquisitive octopus that it is, has a new, $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable currently on the table. Can Jimmy Fallon Be Himself on ‘The Tonight Show’? Tom Shales February 16, 2014 […]



  • Acquisitiveness

    tending or seeking to and own, often greedily; eager to get wealth, possessions, etc.: our acquisitive impulses; acquisitive societies. Historical Examples Amativeness and acquisitiveness are only different channels of one stream. History of American Socialisms John Humphrey Noyes The man of Fiction and the man of Fact were at one in this passion of acquisitiveness. […]

  • Acquisitor

    the act of or gaining possession: the acquisition of real estate. something ; addition: public excitement about the museum’s recent acquisitions. the purchase of one business enterprise by another: the acquisition of a rival corporation; mergers and acquisitions. Linguistics. the act or process of achieving mastery of a language or a linguistic rule or element: […]



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