Reverse subsidiary merger

Definition:

The process by which the acquirer merges its subsidiary into the target company. Thus both the acquirer and target companies remain in existence after the merger. Also called Reverse triangular merger.

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Contingency order

In the context of general equities, order to buy one security, if the trader can sell another, usually given that certain price limits or conditions reach a certain level. Swap, switch order.

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