A combination of two things, especially companies, into one: a merger between two supermarket chains local companies ripe for merger or acquisition
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- 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.
early 18th century: from Anglo-Norman French merger (verb used as a noun): see merge.