Silver Enterprises has acquired All Gold Mining in a merger transaction. Construct the balance sheet for the new corporation if the merger is treated as a purchase of interests for accounting purposes. The following balance sheets represent the premerger book values for both firms:
The market value of All Gold Miningâs fixed assets is $12,100; the market values for current and other assets are the same as the book values. Assume that Silver Enterprise issues $20,800 in new long-term debt to finance the acquisition.