|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2020
(3) Business Combination
On March 12, 2019, AMGP and Antero Midstream Partners completed the Transactions. The Transactions have been accounted for using the acquisition method of accounting with Antero Midstream Corporation identified as the acquirer of Antero Midstream Partners.
The components of the fair value of consideration transferred are as follows (in thousands):
The final purchase price allocation of the Transactions are summarized in the table below. The fair value of assets acquired and liabilities assumed at March 12, 2019, were as follows (in thousands):
All customer relationships are subject to amortization, which is recognized over a weighted-average period of 23 years for the remaining economic life of the relationship.
The purchase price allocation resulted in the recognition of $915 million of goodwill, including $575 million within the Company’s gathering and processing segment and $340 million of goodwill within its water handling segment. Substantially all of the goodwill is expected to be deductible for tax purposes. Goodwill represented the efficiencies realized with simplifying the Company’s corporate structure to own, operate and develop midstream energy infrastructure primarily to service Antero Resources. See Note 5—Goodwill and Intangibles.
The Company’s unaudited condensed consolidated statement of operations for the nine months ended September 30, 2019 include $6 million of acquisition-related costs associated with the Transactions. These costs were expensed as general and administrative costs.
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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