Accounting for Asset Acquisitions
Accounting for Asset Acquisitions

Accounting for asset acquisitions

Webcast Overview:

KPMG discusses common practice issues when accounting for asset acquisitions. KPMG discusses significant areas of judgment as well as key differences between asset acquisitions and business combinations.


ASC 805 and ASU 2017-01

  • All companies that have entered into or considering entering into a transaction that may be an asset acquisition 


  • Key differences between asset acquisitions and business combinations
  • Allocating the purchase price
  • Accounting for contingent consideration
  • Deferred taxes

Related content

  • Issues In-Depth: Definition of a Business
  • Handbook: Accounting for Business Combinations and noncontrolling interests

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Nick Burgmeier

Nick Burgmeier

Partner, DPP, KPMG (US)

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Richard Cruickshank

Richard Cruickshank

Director, Accounting Advisory Services, KPMG (US)

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David Elsbree Jr.

David Elsbree Jr.

Partner, DPP, KPMG US

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Valarie Iverson

Valarie Iverson

Senior Manager, Audit, KPMG US

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