- 1A combination of two things, especially companies, into one: a merger between two supermarket chains [mass noun]: local companies ripe for merger or acquisitionMore example sentences
- It seems that evolutionary growth was limited and the industry saw mergers and acquisitions as the answer.
- During the 1980s mergers and acquisitions were primarily aimed at buying hard assets.
- You will also need to appoint a lawyer with experience of mergers and acquisitions work.
- 1.1 [mass noun] Law The merging of one estate or title in another: merger can be applied for when the freehold and leasehold estates become vested in the same personMore example sentences
- First, it is clear that there is no merger of the first and second leases at common law.
- The only exception to this is where the head tenancy comes to an end by surrender or merger.
- It is very evident that the rigour with which merger control is enforced depends in part on the agenda of the Minister.
early 18th century: from Anglo-Norman French merger (verb used as a noun): see merge.