How does an analyst calculate Goodwill using the Purchase Price Allocation method?

Purchase price allocation method of M&A accounting:

Goodwill =

+ Purchase price

+ FV of previously held Equity interests

+ Amount of non-controlling interests

- FV of Targets identifiable net assets


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