Chapter 23

Analysis of Group Performance: Consolidated Financial Reporting


Capital provided by the shareholders of the parent company flows into other group companies. Various stakeholders of the parent company, particularly the investors, are concerned to know how the investments made in the group companies, out of money they provided to the parent company, are faring. Consolidated financial statements bring out the real profitability and financial position of the group to the fore.


This chapter seeks to enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of:

  1. Consolidation of subsidiaries:
    • Meaning and significance of ...

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