Merger

Definition of Merger

Mer´ger
n.1.One who, or that which, merges.
2.(Law) An absorption of one estate, or one contract, in another, or of a minor offense in a greater.
3.The combining of two groups into a unified single group under a single leadership, with voluntary participation by the leaders or management of both groups.
4.(Business, Finance) The combining of two commercial enterprises into a unified single enterprise under a single management, with voluntary participation by both parties; as, the merger of Daimler-Benz and Chrysler into Daimler-Chrysler created a powerful competitor in the automobile manufacturing industry. Compare acquisition and takeover.

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