accounting for a mutual fund merger

Robert Ramsdell rcriii at
Sat May 20 14:49:37 EDT 2006

Book a sale of each of the original funds at the closing price, then a
purchase of the new fund at the opening price.  Be sure to apply any
difference between the purchase and sale prices of the original funds to
the 'Income:Realized Gains'.


On Sat, 2006-05-20 at 13:20 -0500, Thomas C. Hicks wrote:
> Recently a mutual fund that I own merged with another one that I own.  
> The prices at time of merger were different, how do I account for this?
> tom
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