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I've been participating in a position of FP&A... and in this process a I have this question below... someone could please help me? Tks a lot!!

Our group often acquires other enterprise software companies. As a part of these acquisitions, we need to perform purchase accounting on the balance sheet - adjusting deferred revenues, intangibles, and equity based on fair value at the time of acquisition. Please explain:

  • The detailed steps you would take to complete this task
  • Specifically detailed fair value adjustments required,
  • Your approach for each adjustment, any mention any additional assumptions you may require.
 

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Sounds like a study or interview question to me... Please attempt the question yourself then ask for help with the specific parts you have trouble with.
 
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Sounds like a study or interview question to me... Please attempt the question yourself then ask for help with the specific parts you have trouble with.
It's an interview question... as I said I'm participating in a FP&A position... but I'm not accountant... I have been looking for in google any answer related and I couldn't find... based on that I'm asking help! Could you please help me? or in fact it's a very hard question?
 
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Even worse if it is an interview question. If you can't answer the question you won't be able to do the job. Please don't waste the employer's time.
 

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