reverse merger Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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reverse mergernoun [C]

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FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a ​situation in which a ​privatecompany (= one whose ​shares are not ​traded on a ​stockmarket)buys most of the ​shares in a ​publiccompany so that it ​controls that ​company and becomes a ​publiccompany itself. A ​reversemergerallows a ​privatecompany to get ​capital on a ​stockmarket without an initialpublicoffering (= making ​sharesavailable for the first ​time): He staved off ​bankruptcy by ​engineering a ​reversemerger with a ​dormantholdingcompanylisted on the Milan ​stockexchange.
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