Acquisitions are the purchase of an enterprise by another company or by an investor group. Acquisitions are often used to maintain the availability of raw materials supply or product assurance will be absorbed by the market.
The acquisition comes from an English acquisition word which means takeover. The original acquisition word comes from the Latin, acquisitio, from the acquirere verb.
The word is often used in business contexts, for example: "BenQ officially acquires one of the mobile device (MD) businesses of German electronics giant Siemens AG.