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The mergers has increased in recent years.
mergers Examples include Ambev/Anheuser-Busch; BP/Amoco;
Examples and acquisitions by Ford Motor such as Volvo (of
Sweden), who, in 2010, reached a deal to sell Volvo to
China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. Ford
purchased Volvo for $6.5b in 1999…..and sold it for
$1.5b in 2010.
$1.5b The purchaser of an international company needs to
The analyze the target company’s financial statements
to determine the acquisition price. Sounds basic Reasons to Analyze Foreign Reasons to Analyze Foreign Financial Statements
Extending credit for foreign customers.
Evaluating foreign vendors.
Comparisons to international competitors. Foreign Financial Statement Analysis – Foreign Financial Statement Analysis – Problems and Solutions
Data accessibility Relative to the U.S., financial information is difficult to
Relative obtain in many countries.
While databases of foreign financial statements do exist,...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2014 for the course ACCTG 5140 taught by Professor Marleneplumlee during the Summer '13 term at Utah.
- Summer '13