Accounting and reporting requirements are increasingly becoming part of the deal in mergers and acquisitions
Accounting and reporting requirements are increasingly becoming part of the deal
Accounting is increasingly becoming a key part of the deal. Are you clear on whether you’ll be acquiring a subsidiary or a joint arrangement? Whether the consideration will be classified as debt or equity?
Do you know what your target’s P&L and balance sheet will look like after applying your accounting policies? Models should clearly separate the effects of IFRSs 15, 16 and 9 from genuine business performance.
Preparation of financial statements for disposing of a business segment can be a huge task.
Are you ready for it?
If you’re thinking about listing – have you understood the accounting and reporting requirements?