Merger

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Definition: Merger

When two or more companies combines together to form a single entity, it is known as merger. The merger happens when the acquiring company buys the part of the stock or the complete stock of the target company.

For example: HDFC bank and Centurion bank of Punjab merger that happened in 2008. HDFC bank was the acquiring company and Centurion bank was the target company.

 

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