Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


12 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2020
Business Combinations [Abstract]  

15. Acquisition

On November 1, 2019, the Company completed its acquisition of the Acquired Companies for $108.6 million, net of cash acquired.

The Acquired Companies contribute a world-class portfolio of learning, development and performance improvement offerings and expertise to Korn Ferry and bolster the Company’s substantial leadership development capabilities. These companies are included in the new Digital segment which, working closely with the new Consulting segment, will provide clients with direct access to data, insights and analytics from one of the world’s most comprehensive people and organizational databases. The addition of the Acquired Companies further expands Korn Ferry’s vast IP and content and leverages the firm’s digital delivery platforms. Actual results of operations of the Acquired Companies are included in the Company’s consolidated financial statements from November 1, 2019, the effective date of the acquisition.

The following table provides a summary of the net assets acquired in fiscal 2020 (as no acquisitions were completed in fiscal 2019 or 2018):




Year Ended

April 30, 2020




(in thousands)


Current assets (1)





Long-term assets





Intangibles assets





Current liabilities





Long-term liabilities





Net assets acquired





Purchase price












Included in current assets is acquired receivables in the amount of $41.1 million.

The aggregate purchase price was allocated on a preliminary basis to the assets acquired and liabilities assumed on their estimated fair values at the date of acquisition. As of April 30, 2020, these allocations remained preliminary with regard to income taxes. The measurement period for purchase price allocation ends as soon as information on the facts and circumstances becomes available, not to exceed 12 months.