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Financial terms in "Mergers and Acquisitions"

1. earnup

2. takeover stock

3. breakup fee

4. financial sponsor

5. fairness opinion

6. Grey Knight

7. coinsurance effect

8. raider

9. agglomeration

10. working capital initiative

11. mini-tender offer

12. anti-takeover statute

13. Net advantage to merging

14. conversion ratio

15. offer period

16. City code on takeovers and mergers

17. White squire

18. creeping tender offer

19. unbundling

20. Tender Offer

21. Horizontal Integration

22. controlled company

23. Revlon rule

24. Takeover Panel

25. Targeted repurchase

26. strategic buyer

27. conglomerate merger

28. Asset stripper

29. backward integration

30. stock-for-asset reorganization

31. stock-for-stock reorganization

32. Michael Milken

33. negative goodwill

34. White Knight

35. drag-along right

36. bulk transfer

37. exit p/e ratio

38. killer bee

39. paper offer

40. equity method

41. hostile tender offer

42. consolidation

43. LBO

44. takeover artist

45. board-out clause

46. type B reorganization

47. buy, strip and flip

48. self tender defense

49. Bear Raid

50. reverse acquisition

51. any-and-all bid

52. dead hand provision on poison pill

53. Asset Stripping

54. sandbag

55. Accretion

56. envy ratio

57. vertical acquisition

58. Poison Pill

59. Dawn Raid

60. qualifying transaction

61. Form 8-K

62. target

63. restricted

64. backdoor listing

65. Asset value

66. Affiliate

67. Corporate Raider

68. Shark Repellent

69. consolidation phase

70. Leveraged buyout

71. staple financing

72. Pyramiding

73. forward triangular merger

74. PMV

75. takeover ratio

76. Scorched-Earth Policy

77. anti-takeover measure

78. statutory consolidation

79. cram-down deal

80. Vertical merger

81. purchase acquisition

82. busted takeover

83. stock swap

84. management buyout

85. Acquisition

86. Toehold purchase

87. friendly takeover

88. leveraged recapitalization

89. creative destruction

90. lock-up option

91. takeout value

92. swap ratio

93. Golden Parachute

94. Private Market Value

95. National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)

96. demerger

97. zombie

98. mergers and acquisitions

99. bulk sales escrow

100. earnout

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Custodial Account

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If you want to make investments on a minor's behalf, or transfer property you own to that person, you can open a custodial account with a bank, brokerage firm, mutual fund company, or insurance company.You name an adult custodian for the account - either yourself or someone else - who is responsible for managing the account until the child reaches the age of majority. That age may be 18, 21, or 25 depending on the state and the type of account you choose. At majority, the child has the legal right to control the account and use the assets as he or she chooses.There may be some tax advantages in transferring assets to a minor. If the child is under 18, investment earnings above a specific level that Congress sets each year are taxed at the parents' marginal tax rate. But if the child is 18 or older, all investment earnings are taxed at the child's rate - again, typically the lowest rate. In addition, gifts you make to the account are no longer part of your estate, which may reduce vulnerability to estate taxes. However, it's wise to review your plans with your legal and tax advisers.One drawback of a custodial account is that the assets are considered the property of the child, and may reduce the amount of financial aid the child qualifies for when he or she enrolls in a college or university.

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