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February 18, 2008


Independent Accountant

There is no good answer here. A charge to additional paid-in-capital seems to be a return to the "part purchase part pooling" monstrosities of the 1960s.


Not to mention companies have up to a year from the original combo date to settle into the purchase accounting they find "advantageous". Meaning more fees from valuations, accountants, and attorneys.

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