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A roadmap to accounting and financial reporting for carve-out transactions

“Carve-out financial statements” is a general term used to describe financial statements derived from the financial statements of a larger parent entity. Carve-out transactions might occur when a parent entity wishes to pursue a sale, spin-off, or initial public offering (IPO) of a portion of the parent entity.

We are pleased to present the 2020 edition of A Roadmap to Accounting and Financial Reporting for Carve-Out Transactions.

“Carve-out financial statements” is a general term used to describe financial statements derived from the financial statements of a larger parent entity. Carve-out transactions might occur when a parent entity wishes to pursue a sale, spin-off, or initial public offering (IPO) of a portion of the parent entity. Carve-out financial statements are needed to complete a carve-out transaction and reflect the portion of a parent entity’s balances and activities that are the subject of the transaction. Certain SEC staff guidance addresses some elements of carve-out financial statements (e.g., when the statements will be included in an SEC filing), and parent entities often refer to the SEC staff’s guidance on preparing financial statements for nonpublic carve-out entities. However, there is no single set of comprehensive guidance on preparing carve-out financial statements.

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The Roadmap series contains comprehensive, easy-to-understand accounting guides on selected topics of broad interest to the financial reporting community.

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