THE CFO’S GUIDE TO CHOOSING A PURCHASE PRICE ALLOCATION ADVISOR
By Mike Giffin, Karen Miles, and Tomasz Stefanowski
Organizations today are under tremendous pressure to ensure that their financial statements accurately reflect their merger and acquisition efforts, including the expected future benefits of such activities. The amount and timing of the amortization of
intangible assets and depreciation of tangible assets resulting from an acquisition, and as determined in a purchase price allocation, can have a material impact on a company’s financial statements, and potentially its value.
Accounting standards continue to evolve and, in particular, valuation methodologies for purchase price allocations are constantly being refined. Therefore, selecting the right purchase price allocation provider can be critical. Choosing the wrong consultant to perform a purchase price
allocation can easily result in lost time, money, and management focus, and could potentially result in restatements. Download our insights to learn more about the key considerations in choosing a purchase price allocation advisor.
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