Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2021
Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Abstract]  
Goodwill Goodwill
The carrying value of goodwill as of September 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020, was $331.3 million and $88.3 million, respectively. No goodwill impairment was recorded during the nine months ended September 30, 2021 or the year ended December 31, 2020.
The goodwill of the acquired companies is primarily related to anticipated synergies of acquired companies in combination with a.k.a.’s existing operations, expected improvements in technology performance and functionality, as well as sales growth from future product and service offerings and new customers, together with certain intangible assets that do not qualify for separate recognition. The goodwill of acquired companies is generally not deductible for tax purposes.
The following table summarizes goodwill activity:
Balance as of December 31, 2020
$ 88,253 
Acquisitions (Note 3)
Changes in foreign currency translation
Balance as of September 30, 2021
$ 331,342