Acquiree


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Acquiree

A firm that is being acquired.

Acquiree

A company that is the object of a takeover attempt. That is, another company is buying the acquiree's shares with the intent of obtaining a majority stake. This may occur with or without the authorization of the acquiree's board of directors. An acquiring company identifies potential acquirees based on a variety of factors, including share price and growth potential; in the event of a hostile takeover, the acquirer may buy up to 5% of the acquiree without publicly disclosing its intentions.
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In ASU 2014-17, issued in November 2014, "pushdown accounting" refers to the accounting treatment that allows an acquiree to use the acquirer's bases in the preparation of the acquiree's separate financial statements.
Upon completion of the transaction, the acquiree shareholders collectively received a total of 151m shares of the issued and outstanding common stock of the company, representing approximately 88% of the total issued and outstanding stock of the company.
Even though the acquirer doesn't own 100% of the acquiree, the purchaser writes the assets and liabilities of the acquiree up or down to their full FMV as if it had been fully absorbed.
ASC 805 requires the acquirer to measure a noncontrolling interest in the acquiree at its fair value at the acquisition date.
Other Utah acquirees describe important aspects of the phases, including completing a thorough, reality-based prehoneymoon due diligence and business plan.
Also, the value of a noncontrolling equity interest in the acquiree will be recognized at its acquisition-date fair value.
In the acquisition method, the fair value of the acquiree as a whole is determined and forms a basis for subsequent accounting measurements.
The ED states that all business combinations within its scope consist of an acquirer that obtains control over the operations of the acquiree.
1992, Hambrick/Canella 1993, Krug/Hegarty 1997, Lubatkin/Scheiweger/Weber 1999, Walsh 1988), hostility of the acquisition (Barmash 1971, Ravenscraft 1987, Scherer 1986), poor pre-acquisition performance (Walsh/Ellwood 1991), and acquirers' need to establish control over the acquiree (Fama/Jensen 1983).
The purchase method combines the net assets of the acquirer that remain at book value with the net assets of the acquiree that are recorded at fair value.
White, the Examiner's editor and publisher since early this year, says that paper and its 210 newsroom employees for years have been buffeted by gossip that the Examiner would be sold, "so it feels good to be even rumored to be the acquirer rather than the acquiree.