Consolidation in subsequent years-noncontrolling interest
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Topic:  Consolidation in subsequent years, noncontrolling interest

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(All dollar amount are in thousands)

Panerai acquired 65% of Stefanel's voting stock for $31,550 in cash on January 1, 2015, when Stefanel's book value was $5,000.  The fair value of the noncontrolling interest at the date of acquisition was $11,450, and all of Stefanel's assets and liabilities were reported at fair value, except for the following items:

Date of Acquisition Book Value

Date of Acquisition Fair Value

Remaining Life at Date of Acquisition

Plant & equipment, net



16 years

Identifiable intangible: leaseholds



6 years

The leaseholds meet GAAP requirements for capitalization.  All depreciation and amortization is straight-line.  There is no impairment of plant & equipment or identifiable intangibles in 2015, 2016, or 2017.  Total impairment of goodwill arising from this acquisition for the years 2015 and 2016 is $2,000.  Goodwill impairment for 2017 is $2,500.

You are preparing the consolidated financial statements for 2017 (third year since acquisition).  The trial balances of Panerai and Stefanel at December 31, 2017 appear in the consolidation working paper below.  Panerai uses the complete equity method to report its investment on its own books.


Dr (Cr)


Dr (Cr)




Dr (Cr)

Current Assets



Plant & equipment, net



Identifiable intangible assets



Investment in Stefandel






Total liabilities



Capital stock



Retained earnings, beginning



Accumulated other comprehensive loss (income), beginning



Noncontrolling interest



Sales revenue



AFS investments (gains)/losses (OCI)



Equity in income of Stefanel



Equity in OCL of Stefanel



Cost of goods sold



Operating expenses



Noncontrolling interest in income

Noncontrolling interest in OCI





a.   Calculate the total goodwill originally recognized for this acquisition, and its allocation to the controlling interest and the noncontrolling interest.

b.   Calculate 2017 quity in net income of Stefanel, reported on Panerai's book, and noncontrolling interest in consolidated net income, reported on the 2017 consolidated income statement.

c.   Using the CERON method, prepare the entries needed for the consolidation working paper.

d.   Prepare and complete the consolidation working paper needed to consolidate the trial balances of Panerai and Stefanel at December 31, 2017.  Be sure to label your adjusting/elimination entries with the appropriate letter (CERON).

e.   Present, in good form, the consolidated statement of income and comprehensive income for 2017.

General Instructions:

Items a. through e. above must be prepared in Excel and cells that are the result of calculations must be defined by a formula.  Do not simply use Excel as a typewriter.  Failure to follow these instructions will result in the assignment not being graded.  Please have a total for each column at the bottom of the column.

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