The acquisition method at a glance
Mergers and acquisitions (business combinations) can have a fundamental impact on the acquirer’s operations, resources and strategies. For most entities such transactions are infrequent, and each is unique. IFRS 3 ‘Business Combinations’ contains the requirements for these transactions, which are challenging in practice. The Standard itself has been in place for more than ten years now and has undergone a post implementation review by the IASB. It is one of the most referred to Standards currently issued.
Our ‘Insights into IFRS 3’ series summarises the key areas of the Standard, highlighting aspects that are more difficult to interpret and revisiting the most relevant features that could impact your business.