Free update: Using M&A transaction databases

BVWireIssue #64-4
January 30, 2008

It’s one of our most popular free downloads—over 600 hits in 2007—and we’ve just made it more current.  “How to Use Transactional Databases for M&A, 2008 Update” includes a comprehensive pricing and valuation checklist for using the transaction databases—Pratts Stats®, BIZCOMPS®, Public Stats™, and Mergerstat®/BVR Control Premium Study™.  Collectively, these databases account for nearly 29,000 total transactions.  The update also provides exhibits that show:

  • how to prepare tables of valuation multiples and select multiples to apply to a subject company’s financial data
  • equity and invested-capital multiples computed by each database
  • quantity of transactions in each database, sorted by sale price
  • sample transaction reports from each database

To obtain your free copy, look for the “update” among BVResources’ new free downloads, available here.

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