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How to enter a spin-off to company that no longer exists in order to maintain cost basis?
I am new to Quicken and am entering transaction history for a stock. I obtained the stock (call it company "A") through an ESPP in the 1980s. In the 1990's company "A" spun off a new company "B". Later, in the 2000s, company B was purchased by company "C". So company "B" no longer exists. When I try to add a "Corporate Securities Spin-Off" transaction for "B" from "A", I get a "No shares available for the acquired security" error. This prevents me from maintaining the cost basis for company "A", and I can't find a way to adjust it manually. Is there a way to do this?
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