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merger

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmɜːdʒər/ FINANCE, LAW
a situation when two or more companies, organizations, departments, etc. join together: The boards finally approved the merger between the two energy groups.merger of two companies, etc. The proposed merger of the two fund managers will create a new group with £200 billion of assets under management. The CEO thought a friendly merger would revitalize the company.plan/propose/seek a merger There was speculation that Glaxo was planning a merger with New York-based Pfizer.agree/approve a merger Shareholders voted to approve the merger last week.block/oppose a merger The finance minister blocked the merger in June.merger agreement/deal/plan The bank said it would press ahead with the merger plan. merger negotiations/talks The group's share price fell sharply following the collapse of merger talks. a failed/successful/unsuccessful merger →  See also conglomerate merger , cross-border , defensive adjective , demerger , friendly , horizontal merger , reverse merger , stock merger , vertical merger , takeover
Translations of “merger”
in Chinese (Traditional) (公司、企業等的)合併…
in Russian объединение, слияние…
in Turkish birleşme, birleştirme, kaynaştırma…
in Chinese (Simplified) (公司、企业等的)合并…
in Polish fuzja…
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