Business combinations

Randstad N.V. Monitor

Randstad N.V. Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0416
Company covered: 
Randstad N.V.
Period End: 
31 December, 2018
Report issued on 23 April 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Adoption of IFRS 9 “Financial instruments” and IFRS 15 “Revenue from contracts with customers” from 1 January 2018.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the expected impact of IFRS 16 “Leases”.
Change
Additional disclosure in relation to the finalisation of purchase consideration for business combinations.
Change
Disposal of subsidiary and recognition of impairment on goodwill and other intangible assets.
Change
Disclosure in respect of tax transparency, tax strategy and dialogue with tax authorities, and additional disclosure in respect of provision for taxation.
Change
Discussion on a new key audit matter included within the auditor’s report.

Sodexo SA Monitor

Sodexo SA Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0413
Company covered: 
Sodexo SA
Period End: 
31 August, 2018
Report issued on 16 April 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Change in presentation of income statement due to new ‘underlying operating profit’ measure.
Pronouncements
Additional disclosure on the impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 Financial Instruments, IFRS 15 Revenue from contracts with customers and IFRS 16 Leases.
Change
Additional disclosures made in respect of a business acquired during the year.
Change
Additional disclosure on changes in shareholders ownership as required by the company’s by-laws.
Change
Consumer expectation is disclosed as a new risk in the risk management report.
Change
More details on the calculation of discount rates used in impairment testing have been provided.

Rank Group Monitor

Rank Group Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0409
Company covered: 
Rank Group
Period End: 
30 June, 2018
Report issued on 09 April 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Detailed business combination disclosures in respect of a subsidiary acquired during the year.
Change
Disclosure of a new share-based payment plan.
Change
Auditors identify “compliance with laws and regulations” as a new key audit matter.

OSRAM Licht AG Monitor

OSRAM Licht Annual Report 2019
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/03016
Company covered: 
OSRAM Licht AG
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 26 March 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Business acquired during the year consolidated by virtue of contractual rights.
Pronouncements
Additional disclosure in respect of the impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers”, IFRS 16 “Leases” and IFRIC 23 ‘Uncertainty over income tax treatments’.
Change
Disclosure in respect of events after the reporting period.
Change
Disclosure of a proposed change in the segmental reporting structure.
Change
Detailed discussion of two new key audit matters added to the auditor’s report.
Change
Deferred tax changes recognised following changes to US tax legislation.

Imperial Brands Plc Monitor

Imperial Brands Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0313
Company covered: 
Imperial Brands Plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 19 March 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Additional disclosure in respect of the impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers” and IFRIC 23 “Uncertainty over income tax treatments”.
Change
Extended disclosure in relation to key judgement made in respect of consolidation of subsidiary.
Change
Disclosure made in respect of post balance sheet events.
Change
Detailed discussion of two new key audit matters added to the auditor’s report.
Change
Disclosure of a proposed change in the segmental reporting structure
Change
Provisional values finalised in respect of business acquired in previous year and information in respect of acquisition made during the year.

Associated British Foods Plc Monitor

Associated British Foods Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0315
Company covered: 
Associated British Foods Plc
Period End: 
15 September, 2018
Report issued on 19 March 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
New disclosure in respect of the impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers” and IFRS 16 “leases”.
Change
Disclosure in respect of business acquisition made during the year.
Change
Disclosure of the sensitivity analysis performed during the year.
Change
Disclosure regarding contingencies related to the Guaranteed Minimum Pension.
Change
Disclosure of tax implications of European Commission state aid investigation.

Lonmin plc Monitor

Lonmin plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0303
Company covered: 
Lonmin plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 05 March 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the expected future impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers", and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Calculation of goodwill linked to step acquisition takes into account fair value of previously held interests.
Change
Assets classified as held for sale disclosed separately on the face of balance sheet.
Change
Extended disclosure of accounting estimates and judgements includes a sensitivity analysis.

TP ICAP Interims Monitor

Interim Financial Report
CR Interim Monitor Issue: 
2019/0214
Period End: 
30 June 2018
Listing Status: 
FTSE Mid 250
ICB Industry Classification: 
8777 Investment Services
Auditor: 
Deloitte
Pronouncements
IFRS 9 "Financial instruments" adopted.
Pronouncements
IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers" adopted.
Change
Provisional values finalised in respect of business acquired in previous year.
Change
Reclassification adjusment made in respect off 'trade payables' and 'interest bearing loans and borrowings'.

Sage Group plc Monitor

Sage Group plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0213
Company covered: 
Sage Group plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 26 February 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Detailed discussion of a new key audit matter added to the auditor’s report.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the expected impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers", and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Deferred tax changes recognised following changes to US tax legislation.
Restatement
Finalisation of provisional fair values in respect of a prior year business acquisition.

WH Smiths Plc Monitor

WH Smiths Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0206
Company covered: 
WH Smiths Plc
Period End: 
31 August, 2018
Report issued on 19 February 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Additional disclosure in respect of the expected impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 “Financial instruments”, IFRS 15 “Revenue from contracts with customers” and IFRS 16 “leases”.
Change
Exceptional non-underlying items including restructuring costs highlighted on the face of the income statement.
Change
Non-underlying items identified as a new key audit matter.
Change
Disclosure in respect of business acquisition made during the year.
Change
Disclosure made in respect of post balance sheet share buyback