IFRS 3 'Business combinations'

JD Sports Fashion Plc Monitor

JD Sports Fashion Plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0807
Company covered: 
JD Sports Fashion Plc
Period End: 
28 January, 2017
Report issued on 15 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Book values and provisional fair values disclosed in respect of businesses acquired.
Change
Restatement of earnings per share following share split.
Change
Brexit and cyber security identified as areas of principal risk
Change
Recognition of accelerated depreciation following a review of the useful life of assets.
Change
Introduction of glossary including discussion of alternative performance measures

Rightmove plc Monitor

Rightmove plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
017/0805
Company covered: 
Rightmove plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 08 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Summarised non-quantified disclosure of the future impacts of new standards, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16.
Change
Qualitative disclosure of what goodwill recognised in a business acquisition represents.
Change
Introduction of extended information in respect of Non-GAAP performance measures.
Change
Audit report presentation enhanced by inclusion of graphics and tables.

OMV AG Monitor

OMV AG Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0801
Company covered: 
OMV AG
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 1 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure of key audit matters in the auditors' report as per requirement of new audit standard.
Change
Reallocation of goodwill between cash generating units (CGUs) as a result of changes in managerial structure.
Change
Contribution of acquired business to revenue and profit dislosed.
New
Introduction of table disclosing major class of assets and liabilities of disposal groups.

Britvic plc Monitor

Britvic plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0803
Company covered: 
Britvic plc
Period End: 
02 October, 2016
Report issued on 1 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Change in fair value of deferred consideration between acquisition date and the year end.
Change
Past service credit and curtailment gain recognised in relation to defined benefit pension scheme.
Change
Principal risk disclosures enhanced by linkage to strategic priorities
Change
Detailed description of audit tender process.
Pronouncements
Change in the non-audit service fees policy on account of new pronouncement.
Change
Assets under construction disclosed separately within property plant and equipment note.

Standard Life plc Monitor

Standard Life plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0710
Company covered: 
Standard Life plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 25 July 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
New class of provisions raised in respect of liability linked to enhanced annuities.
Change
Business acquisition results in bargain purchase gain.
Change
Tabular presentation of principal risk factors extended to include two new risks in respect of Investment performance’ and ‘strategic transition and delivery.
Pronouncements
Capital management disclosures enhanced by inclusion of statement of compliance with the Solvency II regulatory regime.

Novozymes A/S Monitor

Novozymes A/S Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0709
Company covered: 
Novozymes A/S
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 18 July 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Introduction of new section "key audit matters" in auditors' report as a result of change in audit standards.
Change
Allocation of goodwill to cash generating units for impairment test purposes changed.
Change
Breakdown of key management remuneration includes "severance costs"
Change
New principal risk factor added in respect of "Delay of BioAg commercialisation"
Pronouncements
Extended discussion on the impacts of new standards including IFRS 9 and IFRS 16.
Change
Goodwill on acquisition of business attributed to synergy benefits.

Carillion plc Monitor

Carillion plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0708
Company covered: 
Carillion plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 18 July 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Finalisation of business acquisition fair values including contingent consideration leads to change in goodwill.
Change
Revenue recognition under licensing agreements identified as a risk of material misstatement by the auditors.
New
Introduction of discussion on alternative performance measures.
Change
Non-recurring items including restructuring costs highlighted separately.
Pronouncements
Improved discussion on new standards covering leases, revenue from contracts with customers and financial instruments.
Change
Brexit identified as new risk factor within tabular disclosure of principal risks.

William Hill PLC Monitor

William Hill PLC Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0705
Company covered: 
William Hill PLC
Period End: 
27 December, 2016
Report issued on 11 July 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Income statement format altered to highlight adjustments to statutory results other than exceptional items.
Change
Newly recognised financial instruments categorised in line with IAS 39.
Change
Detailed breakdown of fair value of assets and liabilities in respect of a 100% business acquisition.
Change
Identification of "transformation programme" as a new principal risk factor.
Restatement
Segment reporting restated following merger of "Telephone" and "Online" segments.

The Paragon Group Companies PLC Monitor

The Paragon Group Companies PLC Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0704
Company covered: 
The Paragon Group Companies PLC
Period End: 
30 September, 2016
Report issued on 11 July 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Statement of changes in equity shows separately reconciliation of movements for each component of equity including comprehensive income and transaction with owner elements.
Change
A sensitivity analysis is added to the disclosure of critical accounting estimates.
New
Qualitative factors underlying goodwill recognised during the year explained.
Change
Presentation of auditors' report enhanced by inclusion of graphical presentation in respect of materiality.
Change
Auditors identify new areas of risk of material misstatement in respect of "Interest payable on asset backed loan notes" and "recoverability of goodwill".
Pronouncements
New principal risk factors added to tabular disclosure including capital risk linked to Basel Committee proposals.

Savills PLC Monitor

Savills PLC Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0610
Company covered: 
Savills PLC
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 27 June 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Additional goodwill recognised on finalisation of provisional acquisition fair values.
Change
Earn-out linked to business acquisitions accounted for separately.
Change
De-recognition of non-controlling interest on acquisition of remaining stake.