acquirer

Definitions (3)

1. A corporation or financial institution that acts as an intermediary between merchants and customers. This sort of entity mainly handles credit card processing for other companies. Acquirers are paid a certain percentage of each transaction along with any fees that the institution may impose on merchants. Acquirers are better known as Merchant Service Providers. Some of the most well-known acquirers are Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
2. A person that receives or acquires something.
3. A company that receives or acquires something, often used when one company acquires another company or part of a company.

Use acquirer in a sentence

You need to make sure that you have a good relationship with any acquirer and can get them what they need.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 25 out of 25 people found this helpful.

We are the Acquirer sent on behalf of the family's estate for legal matters concerning all relatives noted in the will.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 25 out of 25 people found this helpful.

The merchant had searched far and wide for exotic goods, being the acquirer of these types of things for many contacts in his influence.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 25 out of 25 people found this helpful.

Show more usage examples...

Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
goodwill earnup