This acquired company
will remain a separate organisation and offer its own parts and services under its own brand name, Alfa Laval added.
Therefore, in a merger, the acquiring company and the acquired company
are the same taxpayer for purposes of Sec.
The departure of owners and top executives of an acquired company
may be particularly relevant in cases in which the knowledge contained within the acquired company
is a key asset.
It is important that we develop a realistic business plan to use the acquired company
to grow earnings and make the investment accretive to shareholders.
After Henkel purchased the assets and liabilities of metalworking chemicals maker Amchem, it was sued for damages resulting from pre-sale exposure to metallic chemicals manufactured by the acquired company
Immediately identify treasury liaison contact in acquired company
However, it is difficult to retain all acquired company
top executives, as most are lost within a few years of the acquisition (Krug & Hegarty, 1997; Walsh, 1988, 1989; Walsh & Ellwood, 1991).
That is, it is the difference between the fair value of the acquired company
(the amount paid for the company) and the amounts assigned to the acquired company
's assets and liabilities during the purchase price allocation process.
At Saint-Gobain, "success" means we achieve synergy, and therefore get the financial results we expect from the acquisition; and the best people in the acquired company
decide to stay.
Other rules apply when the loss relates to a lower-tier subsidiary of the acquired company
Help reduce any "culture shock" by identifying key company or country cultural characteristics of the acquired company
and the acquiring company to assist in communications.
A study conducted by Mercer Consulting Group, indicated that the problem with recent acquisitions seems to have much less to do with faulty selection -- or with paying too much for an acquired company
-- than with what went on after the deal was sealed.