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Asset Acquisition


When a company acquires assets of another. Sometimes, the seller company has financial problems or whish to sell assets for other reasons. The buyer company doesn't want to take control over the seller company, just buy some assets that considers of value.

The main differences between share acquisition and assets acquisition can be seen in the following table:

Asset acquisition Adquisición of a company
ControlThe buyer doesn't take controlThe buyer takes control of another company
Assets being transferedSome assets, the buyer choose which to buyA majority of all company assets
Cost High, every asset has to be valued Relatively simple and inexpensive
Seller Company Shareholders

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en/asset-acquisition.txt · Last modified: 2015/03/26 11:48 (external edit)