Science / Geology / Acquisition: Obtaining the legal right to test a property for mineral resources and produce any that are discovered. The rights can be obtained by purchasing the entire property (surface and mineral rights), purchasing the mineral rights alone, concession, or leasing the mineral rights.
Acquisition Noun Synonyms: obtaining, getting, acquiring, acquirement, gain, procurement
Business / Accounting / Growth And Acquisition (G and A): Describes a way a company can grow. Growth means expanding through its normal operations, Acquisition means growth through buying up other companies. MORE
Technology / Cell Phones / Customer Acquisition Cost: The average cost to a carrier of signing up an individual subscriber. Some of the factors included in the cost are handset subsidies, marketing, advertising and promotions. MORE
Business / Finance / Corporate Acquisition: Purchasing a security or commodity in such volume as to achieve control over its price. An illegal practice. MORE
Business / Finance / Acquisition Of Assets: A merger or consolidation in which an acquirer purchases the selling firm's assets. MORE
Business / Finance / Horizontal Acquisition: Total return over a given horizon. MORE