S House Inc.: Case Study
The M Industries is holding 30% of share holding of S House Inc. which means the company has significant influence over the financial and operating policies of the S House Inc. therefore the M Industries should record the investment related transactions on equity …show more content…
The journal entry for recording depreciation on investment on shares is as under:
31st Dec. 2013 Investment Revenue $1 million Investment in S House Shares $1 million (The depreciation on investment recorded)
The increase in fair value is calculated as under:
The fair value of net assets of S House’s Inc. is $20 million excess than the book value of net assets which is $90 million. Therefore the fair value of net assets of S House’s Inc. is $110 million.
The M Industries purchased 30% of net assets therefore the fair value of net assets purchased by M Inc. would be 30% of $110.
The difference between cost of net assets and fair value of net assets is goodwill of $15 and the difference between fair value of net assets of $33 and book value of net assets to M Industries of $27 is undervaluation of assets which is $6.
There will be no entry for increase in fair value of