M& A Roundup - Under the new accounting rules for acquisitions, companies must start excising goodwill that has lost potency. In real terms, the financial blow is minor. A bigger problem may be image. Managements writing off goodwill will have to confess that a lot of acquisitions haven't worked out...A federal appeals court decision blocking a merger of two utility holding companies is clouding ...
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Mergers & acquisitions. - New York, NY : Investment Dealers' Digest, ISSN 0026-0010, ZDB-ID 8628555. - Vol. 37.2002, 3, p. 12-17