Definition of 'merger'
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The report forecasts merger and acquisitions activity will hit $3 trillion next year. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Expect heavy mergers and acquisitions activity in Germany. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the back office, the priorities are around integration resulting from mergers and acquisitions and systems consolidation. Computing (2010)In theory, both men will hold equal powers in the new group born of the merger between their two companies. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This means looking at where venture capital is going, checking out company mergers and acquisitions and looking at the research literature. Computing (2010)This investment trust has delivered exceptional returns over the past few years by riding a wave of mergers, acquisitions and innovation. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The hostile bid comes after almost two years of merger talks between the two companies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Big mergers have become routine in the legal world. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The companies have long been seen as merger partners. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The outlook for mergers and acquisitions is the worst for many years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His penchant for mergers and acquisitions has been evident in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)From there his firm grew through a series of mergers to become one of the global accounting giants. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The planned merger is expected to lead to annual cost savings of 40 million. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The planned merger between the two banks will still go ahead, but on revised terms. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The talks have been framed as an asset swap but could become full-blown merger negotiations. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is one of the principal reasons that 75% of mergers and acquisitions fail. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For those who want to soldier on, the answer could be to look for a merger partner. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Despite the fact that its chairman says we will be equal partners, the merger terms suggest otherwise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A timetable for the proposed merger has yet to be announced. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the same time, intimacy was a quest to overcome the isolation of individuality through the merger of two selves into one. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)In a merger, one of the pre-existing churches completely becomes a part of the second entity. Christianity Today (2000)With mental health issues finally beginning to gain widespread awareness, the trustees decided there was more work to be done and began looking for merger partners. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The airlines first proposed a virtual merger of their transatlantic operations 12 years ago, but have struggled to satisfy competition regulators. Times, Sunday Times (2009) A merger or takeover means that two 50,000 compensation ceilings become one, so you may have to get used to moving your savings around. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'merger'
British English: merger /ˈmɜːdʒə/ NOUN
A merger is the joining together of two separate companies or organizations so that they become one.
...the merger of two banks.
- American English: merger
- Arabic: اِنْدِمَاجُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: fusão
- Chinese: 合并
- Croatian: spajanje
- Czech: fúze firem
- Danish: sammenslutning
- Dutch: fusie
- European Spanish: fusión
- Finnish: yritysfuusio
- French: fusion
- German: Fusion
- Greek: συγχώνευση
- Italian: fusione
- Japanese: 合併
- Korean: 합병
- Norwegian: fusjon
- Polish: połączenie fuzja
- European Portuguese: fusão
- Romanian: fuziune
- Russian: слияние
- Spanish: fusión
- Swedish: fusion
- Thai: การรวมกิจการ
- Turkish: şirket evliliği
- Ukrainian: злиття
- Vietnamese: sự liên kết
Definition of merger from the Collins English Dictionary
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