A new source provides a slew of transactions to Pratt’s Stats

BVWireIssue #180-3
September 27, 2017

BVR is excited to announce that one of the largest business brokerage firms will contribute its private-company transaction data to the Pratt’s Stats database. Some of the data have already been reviewed, processed, and are currently online for users.

Murphy Business & Financial Corp., one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in the United States and Canada, has contributed information on approximately 2,000 sold private businesses to Pratt’s Stats, of which about 600 have already been processed. The processed data have an average revenue figure of about $900,000 and an average selling price of around $500,000, though the data contain some multimillion-dollar transactions. About 38% of the transactions are in the services sector, while about 30% are in retail, and about 10% and 7% are in construction and manufacturing, respectively. In addition to the historical closed deal data, Murphy will provide biannual updates in the future.

“This truly is a win-win for everyone involved,” says Adam Manson, director of valuation data at BVR. “Pratt’s Stats users will receive access to additional data sets not previously included in the database, and Murphy offices now receive unfettered access to Pratt’s Stats. Murphy is a respected professional business brokerage firm that provides a wealth of value to its clients. We look forward to continuing this partnership for years to come.”

If you are an intermediary and would like to contribute transaction data to Pratt’s Stats, please visit our Contributor Network page. If you are a multioffice intermediary firm or association and would like to contribute transaction data in exchange for enterprisewide access, please contact adamm@bvresources.com.

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