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    What happens when one company purchases assets from another company by trading assets or stock? How are the costs of the newly acquired assets booked? Could this create a gain?

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    What happens when one company purchases assets from another company by trading assets or stock? How are the costs of the newly acquired assets booked? Could this create a gain?

    There can definitely be a gain. In fact, it would be typical that there is a gain, which would show that the business is worth more than what's being paid. It would be less common for the purchasing company to either have a loss from the purchase, or have a situation where there is no loss, ...

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    What happens when one company purchases assets from another company by trading assets or stock? How are the costs of the newly acquired assets booked? Could this create a gain?

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