Upon acquisition of businesses a purchase price analysis is prepared in accordance with IFRS 3 where identifiable assets and liabilities are recognised at fair value on the acquisition date.
In 2013 SpareBank 1 Regnskapshuset SMN AS has acquired one accounting firm situated in Verdal. GWG Regnskap og Admin was acquired on 1 April 2013. Purchase price analyses were prepared in accordance with IFRS 3 in which identifiable assets and liabilities were recognised at fair value on the acquisition date. The difference between the group’s acquisition cost and book value of net assets is allocated to goodwill.
SpareBank 1 Regnskapshuset SMN AS has signed an agreement regarding the takeover of Merkantilservice AS and Økopartner AS with effect from 1 January 2014.
SpareBank 1 SMN took over 23.89 per cent of the shares of SpareBank 1 Markets in the third quarter. The bank previously indirectly owned 19.23 per cent of SpareBank 1 Markets through its ownership in SpareBank 1 Gruppen. A final acquisition analysis has been conducted in accordance with IFRS 3 in which the acquisition price, NOK 35.3 million, is allocated to fair value of assets and liabilities. The previous owner interest is carried forward to continuity. The difference between identifiable net assets and acquisition cost of the increased asset, NOK 1.5 million, is taken to income in the third quarter in accordance with IAS 28.