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Les déterminants de la dépréciation du goodwill : proposition d'un cadre d'analyse

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  • Inès Bouden

    () (Ecole de Management de Normandie - Ecole de Management de Normandie)

  • Luc Paugam

    () (DRM - Dauphine Recherches en Management - Université Paris-Dauphine - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Olivier Ramond

    () (DRM - Dauphine Recherches en Management - Université Paris-Dauphine - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

Abstract

This article focuses on the determinants of goodwill impairment. After reviewing International and US standards related to accounting for goodwill, we identify two types of risk factors that can lead to goodwill impairments: economic factors (e.g., initial overpayment, or a deterioration of the acquirer performance following the business combination) and managerial factors (e.g., incentives to delay or accelerate impairments). Empirical proxies of these economic and managerial factors are suggested in the paper in order to allow for further empirical tests. The analysis also includes a figure modeling the interaction of the different factors affecting the probability of occurrence of goodwill impairments.

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  • Inès Bouden & Luc Paugam & Olivier Ramond, 2011. "Les déterminants de la dépréciation du goodwill : proposition d'un cadre d'analyse," Post-Print hal-00646810, HAL.
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