|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2022
The Company made 27 acquisitions during the nine-month period ended September 30, 2022, and 39 acquisitions for the year ended December 31, 2021. For the 27 acquisitions completed through September 30, 2022, the preliminary values of major classes of assets acquired and liabilities assumed recorded at the dates of acquisition, as adjusted during the valuation period, are included in the reconciliation of the total consideration as follows (in thousands):
The Company also made a final payment of $3.1 million for a 2021 acquisition in 2022.
Goodwill from acquisitions represents the excess of the purchase price over the fair value of net assets of businesses acquired. The factors contributing to the amount of goodwill are based on strategic and synergistic benefits that are expected to be realized. For the nine months ended September 30, 2022, $61.0 million of goodwill was added related to the 27 acquisitions noted above. The recognized goodwill is expected to be deductible for tax purposes. The purchase price allocations for these acquisitions are preliminary until the Company obtains final information regarding these fair values.
The entire disclosure for a business combination (or series of individually immaterial business combinations) completed during the period, including background, timing, and recognized assets and liabilities. The disclosure may include leverage buyout transactions (as applicable).
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