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English definition of “stock merger”

stock merger

noun [C]     (also stock-swap merger) STOCK MARKET, FINANCE
an occasion when two or more companies join together and the shareholders of one company receive shares in the other company or companies rather than payment in money: The two companies announced a $6.8 billion stock merger in July.
(Definition of stock merger noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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