• What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers
  • February 16, 2017 | Authors: John W. Chierichella; Keith R. Szeliga
  • Law Firm: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP - Washington Office
  • Mergers and acquisitions create additional costs and complex accounting issues for government contractors. There are fees for accounting, legal, and business consultants. There may be restructuring costs associated with combining business operations. Segments may be closed and retirement plans may be terminated. Golden handcuffs and golden parachutes are also common. Assets may be revalued, goodwill may be created, and there may be changes in cost accounting practices.