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societe absorbante

English translation: acquiring company

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French term or phrase:societe absorbante
English translation:acquiring company
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
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17:01 Oct 31, 2006
French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law: Contract(s)
French term or phrase: societe absorbante
In a merger contract....would this be an "absorber company"??? Google gave mainly non-UK hits for this option - or parent company, maybe?
Rather stumped on this one!
Many thanks for all suggestions
Lucy-Jane Michel
France
Local time: 04:42
acquiring company
Explanation:
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Assimina Vavoula
Greece
Local time: 05:42
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5 +3acquiring companyAssimina Vavoula


  

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acquiring company


Explanation:
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Assimina Vavoula
Greece
Local time: 05:42
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in category: 38
Grading comment
Great thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxcmwilliams: yes, definitely not absorber company
3 mins
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agree  Johannes Gleim: nor "parent company" as this does not relate to merging
4 hrs
  -> Merci.

agree  MatthewLaSon: Yes, this is the "acquiring company"
1 day7 hrs
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