cash merger

cash merger
cash merger UK US noun [C] (also cashout merger)
FINANCE an occasion when two or more companies join and where the buying company buys the other company's shares with cash, rather than exchanging them for its own shares: »

The company proposed a cash merger valued at $170 million with a manufacturer of industrial machine parts.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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