We are in the preliminary phase of the purchase accounting
process, including obtaining third-party valuations of certain tangible and intangible assets acquired.
Accounting for Income Taxes: Impact of FASB and IASB Domestic and Foreign ESOs, and Purchase Accounting
My team's job is to figure out how to integrate acquisitions into Microsoft and ensure we properly book the purchase accounting
The three engineered materials plant closings will be included as part of the acquisition purchase accounting
related to the consolidation of Geon and M.
Ira Zuckerman, an equity analyst with Nutmeg Securities, agreed, saying buyers will simply adjust their price to absorb the impact of purchase accounting
AOL and Time Warner executives say purchase accounting
will enable the new company, AOL Time Warner, to dispose of unproductive assets and conduct stock buybacks.
The banking industry is very concerned about the loss of poolings because purchase accounting
would provide misleading information about prospective net cash inflows for certain types of business combinations," ABA Accounting Committee Chair Mike Hughey said.
In the case of purchase accounting
, the valuation group must allocate a finite amount, the purchase price, to the assets.
Statement 141 on Business Combinations: 1) requires the use of purchase accounting
for all business combinations initiated after June 30, 2001; and 2) provides new criteria for determining when intangible assets should be recognized separately from goodwill.
Use of the purchase accounting
method will also bring the United States in step with other countries, because widespread use of the pooling-of-interests method is a U.