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*taste for something

a desire for a particular food, drink, or experience. (Typically: get ~; have ~; give some-one ~; acquire ~.) The Smiths have a taste for adventure and take exotic vacations. When she was pregnant, Mary often had a taste for pickles.
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Novotek AB to Acquire Stake in DanProces Engineering 54
A financial holding company may not acquire or control merchant banking investments under this subpart unless the financial holding company qualifies under at least one of the following paragraphs:
Additionally, if you acquire a company that has a strength you need (geographic presence, for example) but that is under-performing, move quickly and impose your systems and your people.
52) When new shareholders acquire some or all of either the distributing or controlled corporation, the transaction no longer looks like a mere restructuring, but rather like a sale of a business.
HSBC Insurance to Acquire Stake in Hana's Life Insurance
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On the same day, immediately following the sale, Churchill proposed to acquire all of the remaining outstanding shares of Bruce & Company from the taxpayer and other shareholders in exchange for stock.
A corporation wants to acquire an unrelated target and transfers substantially all of the target's assets into its wholly owned subsidiary.
However, if after the acquisition T's losses create a consolidated NOL (CNOL), the current benefit of the CNOL attributable to T will depend on whether P acquires T's stock or forms a new company to acquire T's assets.
Like the existing Rights Agreement, the new Rights Agreement is designed to preserve long-term values and protect stockholders against unfair tactics to acquire control of the Company.
Example 1: Corporation A has agreed to acquire D, a disregarded entity, from Corporation T.
287 US 462 (1933), established the principle that, to be a reorganization, the target shareholders must acquire an interest in an acquiring company that is "definite and material" and represents a substantial part of the transferred property's value.
1989 - Rio Tinto Group acquires Kennecott Utah Copper from British Petroleum
A foreign corporation acquires (directly or indirectly) substantially all of the properties of a domestic corporation (or the trade or business of a domestic partnership);
When an organization acquires another as an ongoing enterprise or two organizations merge to form a new entity, the responsibilities and liabilities of the old or acquired organization do not simply go away.