Valuation for Financial Reporting: Fair Value, Business Combinations, Intangible Assets, Goodwill and Impairment Analysis / Edition 3

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Valuation for Financial Reporting Fair Value, Business Combinations, Intangible Assets, Goodwill, and Impairment Analysis

Third Edition

Now in a third edition, Valuation for Financial Reporting provides practical implementation guidance for practitioners, auditors, and their clients in the private and public sectors. This one-stop resource clearly explains SFAS 141R, Business Combinations; SFAS 160, Noncontrolling Interests in Consolidated Financial Statements; and SFAS 157, Fair Value Measurements. The new edition furthers the elements of fair value in financial reporting in accordance with recent standards, providing primary emphasis on fair value measurements and reporting, and the valuation and impairment analysis of intangible assets and goodwill.

Written by leading experts in the valuation field, the Third Edition features:

  • Invaluable tools including flowcharts for SFAS 157 and SFAS 141R, a checklist for implementing the fair value measurement standard, and a preparer's worksheet
  • Discussion of the valuation aspects of the new financial reporting requirements, including how to identify and measure contingent considerations
  • Interpretations of the accounting requirements with application of the requirements to specific facts and circumstances
  • Specific guidance for determining fair value in a business combination
  • Guidance for determining fair value measurement, including fair value definition, transaction costs, transportation costs, market participants, and highest and best use

Now featuring an accompanying Website, Valuation for Financial Reporting, Third Edition is practical and easy to follow, with detailed examples of an impairment analysis as well as a business combination in which tangible and intangible assets are identified and valued. It is the authoritative reference every valuation professional must have.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470534892
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/23/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 1,170,509
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

MICHAEL J. MARD, CPA/ABV, ASA, is author or coauthor of seven books, including Financial Valuation Workbook, Second Edition and Driving Your Company's Value, both published by Wiley, as well as books on SFASs 141, 142, and 157. He is President of The Financial Valuation Group of Florida, Inc., and has testified in court approximately 100 times.

JAMES R. HITCHNER, CPA/ABV, ASA, is author of Financial Valuation, Second Edition and coauthor of Financial Valuation Workbook, Second Edition, published by Wiley. He is Editor in Chief of Financial Valuation and Litigation Expert journal.

STEVEN D. HYDEN, CPA/ABV, ASA, is the coauthor of four books, including books on SFASs 141, 142, and 157.?He is Chief Operating Officer of The Financial Valuation Group of Florida, Inc., and has developed analyses that have been reviewed and accepted by the Securities and Exchange Commission, major accounting firms, the IRS, and the courts.

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

About the Authors xiii

About the Website xvii

CHAPTER 1 Fair Value Measurements and Financial Reporting: Financial Reporting and the Current Environment 1

Fair Value Measurements 6

Mark-to-Market Accounting 18

Notes 20

Appendix 1.1: Fair Value Flowchart 22

CHAPTER 2 Business Combinations 29

Intangible Assets 29

Business Combinations 35

The Acquisition Method 36

Recognition and Measurement 41

Goodwill 53

Recording the Consideration Transferred 55

Disclosure 56

Notes 57

Appendix 2.1: Business Combination Flowchart 60

Appendix 2.2: Business Combination Overview 65

Appendix 2.3: Intellectual Property 66

CHAPTER 3 Case Study 1: Determining the Value of Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets in a Business Combination 71

Consideration and Calculation of the Total of Intangible Assets and Goodwill 72

Business Enterprise Analysis 81

Valuation of Tangible Assets 88

Valuation of Intangible Assets 91

Valuation of Goodwill 122

Weighted Average Return on Assets 123

Disclosure 124

Notes 128

CHAPTER 4 Noncontrolling Interests and Impairment 131

Noncontrolling Interests 131

Impairment 135

Notes 141

CHAPTER 5 Case Study 2: Impairment Analysis 143

Valuation of Tangible Assets 155

Valuation of Intangible Assets 158

Conclusion 185

Notes 185

CHAPTER 6 Implementation and Reference Aids 187

Business Valuation Reporting Standards 187

Reference Aids 197

Implementation Aids 235

Notes 267

Index 269

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