In this author's opinion, recognizing an IPR&D asset in the acquiree
's financial statements under treatment 1 is preferred, because IPR&D satisfies the general recognition and measurement rules for assets and its recognition results in more representationally faithful and relevant information than nonrecognition.
Goodwill is still an unidentifiable residual value but is computed as the excess of the fair value of the acquiree
as a whole over the fair value of the identifiable net assets acquired.
SFAS 141(R) proposes that accounting for business combinations (and subsequent consolidation) follow the entity view, under which the parent company consolidates 100% of the book value of the acquiree
's net assets plus 100% of the fair value increment; goodwill is recognized and allocated between the controlling and noncontrolling interests.
Furthermore, the structure of an acquisition can also dictate whether an acquirer can benefit from the existing tax attributes (e.g., tax credit carry-forwards and net operating loss) of an acquiree
shareholder holding the note may convert all or any portion of the then aggregate outstanding principal amount, together with any accrued and unpaid interest, into shares of company's common stock at USD 10.00 per share.
* Recognition and measurement of the identifiable assets acquired, the liabilities assumed, and any NCI in the acquiree
3, Business Combinations, which allows for a choice in measurement of non-controlling interest at either the minority interest's proportionate share of the acquiree
's identifiable net assets or at its fair value at the date of acquisition, ASC 810, Consolidation only permits use of acquisition date fair value measurement for any non-controlling interest in the acquired entity.
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That fundamental difference contributed significantly to this Statement's requirement that different accounting methods apply to a merger of not-for-profit entities and an acquisition by a not-for-profit entity For an acquisition, those combinations result in a contribution of the acquiree
's net assets to the acquirer, which this Statement refers to as an inherent contribution received to distinguish it from other contributions received by a not-for-profit entity
"The acquirer says, 'This is what we bought, right?' and the acquiree
says, 'This is who bought us, right?' There is always disappointment on some side, and with a successful acquisition, a lot of learning has to take place.
The value of the business acquired under the new standard will usually be measured as the sum of the acquisition-date fair values of the following three items: Consideration transferred for the acquiree
; for step acquisitions (those achieved in stages), equity interests in the acquiree
held by the acquirer immediately before the acquisition date; and for a partially owned subsidiary, noncontrolling interests in the acquiree
held by third parties.
>Determine the Acquisition Date The acquisition date may be the closing date (the date that the acquirer obtains the assets and assumes the liabilities of the acquiree
) or another date.