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Financial terms in "Mergers and Acquisitions"

1. Cash Reserves

2. friendly takeover

3. street sweep

4. statutory consolidation

5. financial sponsor

6. Grey Knight

7. staple financing

8. Golden Parachute

9. qualifying transaction

10. swap ratio

11. two-tier tender offer

12. Horizontal Integration

13. dilutive acquisition

14. Form 8-K

15. conversion ratio

16. takeover stock

17. Private Market Value

18. creative destruction

19. dividends-received deduction

20. lock-up option

21. Takeover Panel

22. breakup fee

23. controlled company

24. target

25. hostile tender offer

26. floating security

27. hostile bid

28. Michael Milken

29. takeover artist

30. leveraged recapitalization

31. Pyramiding

32. in-process research and development

33. bear hug

34. Buyout

35. type B reorganization

36. in play

37. killer bee

38. Corporate Raider

39. War chest

40. City code on takeovers and mergers

41. Accretion

42. anti-takeover statute

43. fairness opinion

44. mezzanine debt

45. stock-for-asset reorganization

46. bulk sales escrow

47. restricted

48. sandbag

49. backward integration

50. cram-down deal

51. Merger

52. conglomerate merger

53. change of control

54. Takeover Bid

55. equity method

56. Asset stripper

57. Reverse Merger

58. dead hand provision on poison pill

59. institutional buyout

60. Asset value

61. Show stopper

62. forward triangular merger

63. letter of intent

64. creeping takeover

65. material adverse change (MAC)

66. Poison Pill

67. Black Knight

68. White squire

69. hostile leveraged buyout

70. diversification

71. Leveraged buyout

72. management buyin

73. National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)

74. deal date

75. Scorched-Earth Policy

76. offer period

77. paper offer

78. unbundling

79. bulk transfer

80. reverse acquisition

81. club deal

82. Vertical merger

83. whitewash resolution

84. strategic buyer

85. amalgamation

86. purchase acquisition

87. Shark Repellent

88. absorbed

89. Tender Offer

90. earnout

91. style drift

92. negative goodwill

93. busted takeover

94. White Knight

95. stock swap

96. earnup

97. divestment

98. Targeted repurchase

99. raider

100. cost synergy

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Passively Managed

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An index mutual fund or exchange traded fund is described as passively managed because the securities in its portfolio change only when the make-up of the index it tracks is changed. For example, a mutual fund that tracks the Standard & Poor's 500 Index buys and sells only when the S&P index committee announces which companies have been added to and dropped from the index.In contrast, when mutual funds are actively managed, their managers select investments with an eye to enabling the fund to achieve its investment objective and outperform its benchmark index. Their portfolios tend to change more frequently as a result. They also tend to have higher fees.The performance of passively managed indexed investments and their risk profiles tend to correspond closely to the asset class or subclass that the index tracks. They tend to be more popular in bull markets when their returns reflect the market strength and less popular in bear markets when active managers may provide stronger returns.

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