Global BV News: Market risk premium reverts in Germany

BVWireIssue #228-4
September 29, 2021

global business valuation
cost of capital, international business valuation, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), transaction multiples, multiple, equity risk premium (ERP), earnings multiples

Recent analysis on the German market suggests that the perceived risk of equity investing has dropped back to its precrisis levels, according to Alvarez & Marsal, which does a regular analysis of pricing dynamics in Germany. In terms of pricing levels, forecasted 2021 EV/EBITDA multiples rank significantly above historical levels for certain industries. “In a 10-year comparison, Healthcare, Energy & Materials and Software & IT rank highest among industries, while Retail & Wholesale Trade is priced at a significant discount,” the report says. You can read the full report, “A&M Germany: Valuation Insights,” September 2021, if you click here
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