Accounting Principles for Mergers and Acquisitions
Understand how to apply accounting and tax principles for mergers and acquisitions with this online financial course from the New York Institute of Finance.
Who is the course for?
This course is ideal for financial analysts and associates. It is also suitable for directors and managers who have transitioned, or hope to transition, to mergers and acquisitions from other areas, such as equities or fixed income.
To get the most from this course you will need solid MS Excel skills and an understanding of financial accounting and of mergers and acquisitions concepts and structures.
What topics will you cover?
Week 1 – Consolidation
Equity methods of consideration and the cost method, its sub-categories, and consolidation
Week 2 – Purchase Accounting and Special Topics
Explore purchase accounting in detail and other areas like Internal Revenue Code Section 338, tax deductible goodwill and intangibles
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Investigate how the Aggregate Deemed Sales Price and Adjusted Grossed-Up Basis are determined
Discuss the conditions that make a 338(h)(10) transaction economically feasible
Identify the mechanism of an IRC 338(h)(10) transaction
Interpret the conditions that make a 338(g) transaction economically feasible
Identify the mechanism of an IRC 338(g) transaction
Calculate the accretion and dilution of future earnings resulting from business combinations