--MGM's IDR could be upgraded to 'BB+' as MGM's leverage metrics, after adjusting for distributions to minority holders and from unconsolidated subsidiaries
, approach 4.5x gross and 4.0x net.
According to Johnson, the plan to sell part of PNC's stake was aimed at meeting the capital needs under the new Basel III rules for banks that own minority interests in unconsolidated subsidiaries
Before taxes, the McClatchy recorded impairment charges of $1.18 billion to goodwill, $250.4 million to newspaper mastheads, and $84.6 million to investments in unconsolidated subsidiaries
and other items.
They conclude that firms with unconsolidated subsidiaries
do not employ unconsolidated subsidiaries
as off-balance-sheet financing vehicles.
As a result, income before income taxes and minority interest in unconsolidated subsidiaries
rose 6.3% to $10.8 billion.
Did corporate managers react to the mandated change in accounting for previously unconsolidated subsidiaries
? Divesting of these subsidiaries constitutes one possible management reaction that was predicted to occur by some analysts in the financial press.
Exposure is cross-border claims one a foreign country that includes deposits with banks, securities, loans, acceptances, and investments in unconsolidated subsidiaries
Moran recalls one company that had formed unconsolidated subsidiaries
and then sent them money as needed.
With interest costs flat at $253 million, pretax profits before minority interest and equity in unconsolidated subsidiaries
were up only 1% to $3.21 billion.
Firms with significant unconsolidated subsidiaries
may find their balance sheets drastically changed as the result of the implementation of SFAS 94.
With interest expenses climbing 72.8% to $330 million, pretax profits before minority interest, equity in unconsolidated subsidiaries
and the cumulative effect of the aforementioned accounting change advanced 18% to $2.13 billion.
More disclosure may now be necessary to satisfy this requirement if consolidation of previously unconsolidated subsidiaries
has resulted from the application of FASB Statement no.