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''Accounting''.   
 
''Accounting''.   
  
Where the value of the net assets acquired is greater than cost, the difference will represent a discount or negative goodwill.
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Negative goodwill may arise in an acquisition.
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Where the total value of net assets acquired is greater than the total purchase price paid, the difference represents a discount or negative goodwill.
  
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* [[Goodwill]]
 
* [[Goodwill]]
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[[Category:Accounting,_tax_and_regulation]]
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[[Category:Corporate_finance]]

Latest revision as of 07:28, 22 June 2014

Accounting.

Negative goodwill may arise in an acquisition.

Where the total value of net assets acquired is greater than the total purchase price paid, the difference represents a discount or negative goodwill.


See also