reverse merger

Definition

The acquisition of a public company by a private company, allowing the private company to bypass the usually lengthy and complex process of going public.

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It was a reverse merger, so that meant that things would be working backwards and differently than we had thought.

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The reverse merger was an effective method for the company to go public without going public so all parties involved were satisfied.

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They were excited about the reverse merger, and finally going to have a stake in a public company. They had thought about going public for so long, but it was just too time consuming.

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