Merger

Definition:

(1) Acquisition in which all assets and liabilities are absorbed by the buyer. (2) More generally, any combination of two companies. The firm's activity in this respect is sometimes called M&A (Merger and Acquisition)

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Forward forward contract

In Eurocurrencies, a contract under which a deposit of fixed maturity is agreed to at a fixed price for future delivery.

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