Global control premium data

BVWireIssue #154-2
July 15, 2015

The median control premium across the globe ranges from zero in Hong Kong to 33.2% in England, according to data BVR recently studied from the FactSet Mergerstat/BVR Control Premium Study. BVR has released a valuable reference sheet that highlights the database’s global reach. The reference sheet lists control premium statistics by country, including both median control premiums and implied minority discounts. Click here to access the sheet as a free download.

With over 17 years of detailed transaction data, the FactSet Mergerstat/BVR Control Premium Study is a robust online tool that generates empirical support for quantifying control premiums, implied minority discounts, and public company valuation multiples. You can search over 9,800 transactions that contain up to 57 data points including up to five valuation multiples for each transaction as well as the control premium and implied minority discount. The majority of transactions in the database are mergers and acquisitions with 100% shares acquired.

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