Business combinations and earnings implications in insurance: Navigating the tricky waters

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By David Kirk | 08 October 2015
There are many important considerations to discuss early on when contemplating purchase or sale of a company. Valuation and business strategy should be primary considerations, but solvency and financial statement impacts can derail otherwise sound transactions. It’s important to consider a wide range of issues for any such transaction, including current accounting and regulatory requirements, goodwill, intangible assets and an accurate and well-founded estimate of earnings.