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ch29 Student: _______________________________________________________________________________________ Multiple Choice Questions 1. The complete absorption of one company by another, wherein the acquiring firm retains its identity and the acquired firm ceases to exist as a separate entity, is called a: A. merger. B. consolidation. C. tender offer. D. spinoff. E. divestiture. 2. A merger in which an entirely new firm is created and both the acquired and acquiring firms cease to exist is called a: 3. A public offer by one firm to directly buy the shares of another firm is called a: 4. The acquisition of a firm in the same industry as the bidder is called a _____ acquisition. 5. The acquisition of a firm involved with a different production process stage than the bidder is called a _____ acquisition. A. conglomerate B. forward C. backward D. horizontal E. vertical
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6. The acquisition of a firm whose business is not related to that of the bidder is called a _____ acquisition. 7. An attempt to gain control of a firm by soliciting a sufficient number of stockholder votes to replace the current board of directors is called a: 8. A business deal in which all publicly owned stock in a firm is replaced with complete equity ownership by a private group is called a: 9. Going-private transactions in which a large percentage of the money used to buy the outstanding stock is borrowed is called a: A. tender offer. B. proxy contest. C. merger. D. leveraged buyout. E. consolidation. 10. The positive incremental net gain associated with the combination of two firms through a merger or acquisition is called: 11. A change in the corporate charter making it more difficult for the firm to be acquired by increasing the percentage of shareholders that must approve a merger offer is called a:
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