SME transaction values drop to 2.9x for 2Q2022

BVWireIssue #239-5
August 31, 2022

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EBITDA multiples are at 2.9x for the second quarter of 2022, which is down from the 4.5x rate in the first quarter of 2022, according to the latest issue of the DealStats Value Index (DVI). The DVI calculates valuation multiples and profit margins from closely held companies each quarter, as shown in the chart below, which also highlights the median selling price/EBITDA with the trailing three-quarter average over a five-year period.


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