Category: private company comparables


BIZCOMPS - Main Street Private Company Transaction Comparables

BIZCOMPS, a comprehensive online database, is the most thorough and accurate resource for financial details on “Main Street” private companies. This must-have tool includes 13,900+ deals dating back to 2000 and removes marketplace uncertainty with access to meaningful financial information. Learn more >>

Pratt's Stats & Public Stats Combo

Business appraisers, M&A professionals, financial advisors, investment bankers and lawyers have relied on Pratt's & Public Stats Deal Databases, an unbeatable combination, to most accurately value - or to dispute the value of - any subject company.  Learn more >>

2015 BVB Insights - Data & Analysis on UK Private Company Multiples (PDF)

March 2015

BVB Insights: Data and Analysis on UK Private Company Multiples is an invaluable benchmarking tool that can help you better understand what multiples are being paid for UK private businesses so you can prepare business valuations with confidence. Learn more >>

Benchmarking Identifiable Intangibles and Their Useful Lives in Business Combinations, Second Edition

September 2015

Now in its second edition, Benchmarking Identifiable Intangibles and Their Useful Lives in Business Combinations delivers a compilation of reported, vetted and carefully analyzed data, particularly focused on useful lives of intangible assets as reflected in over 6,000 purchase price allocations. Learn more >>

BVB Insights: Data and Analysis on UK Private Company Multiples

May 2016

BVB Insights: Data and Analysis on UK Private Company Multiples is an invaluable benchmarking tool that can help you better understand what multiples are being paid for UK private businesses so you can prepare business valuations with confidence. Learn more >>

Physician Practices: Key Value Drivers in a Changing Environment (PDF)

December 2012

With health reform initiatives driving the frantic pace of physician practice acquisitions, both hospital systems and physician practices are positioning their organizations for success in a new environment. Physician Practices: Key Value Drivers in a Changing Environment discusses the drivers of physician practice value, poses critical questions to ask and analyses to undertake for a successful acquisition, and shares lessons learned from industry peers. Learn more >>

The Comprehensive Guide to the Use and Application of Transaction Databases, Third Edition

January 2015

The newly expanded edition of Comprehensive Guide to the Use and Application of Transaction Databases, is the go-to resource for anyone who relies on the market approach. Heidi Walker covers the most popular transaction databases including Pratt’s Stats, BIZCOMPS, S&P Capital IQ, and many more, plus she analyzes rules of thumb, prior transactions, and other market indications of value.  Learn more >>

The Market Approach Then and Now: What Appraisers Need to Know (PDF)

June 2013

The Market Approach Then and Now: What Appraisers Need to Know,  A BVR Special Report provides practical guidance and articles from top valuation experts, new techniques to apply, and what to take into account when valuing businesses in varying economic climates. Plus, gain insight on the latest court views. This is a must-have for your business valuation library. Learn more >>

What It's Worth: Accounting Firm Value (PDF)

November 2015

BVR’s new What It’s Worth series starts out with Accounting Firm Value, which offers an in depth look at the value drivers in and the valuation of accounting firms. This report contains vital advice from industry experts for both firm owners and the appraisers who value them. These experts share their vast knowledge and best practices, which will bring readers up-to-date on the pressing issues and key drivers of practice value, along with data analysis that shows the latest benchmarks in accounting firm valuation. Learn more >>

What It's Worth: Architecture and Engineering Firm Value (PDF)

December 2015

In this BVR special report, What It's Worth: Architecture and Engineering Firm Value, experts home in on these issues to help business valuators, business brokers, and A/E practice owners understand the nuances to valuing a firm, along with data analysis that reveals the latest benchmarks in A/E firm value. Learn more >>

What It's Worth: Veterinary Practice Value (PDF)

November 2015

BVR’s new special report, What It’s Worth: Veterinary Practice Value, brings business appraisers, practice owners, and potential buyers up-to-date on the current market trends and key drivers of vet practice value. This report provides important benchmarking data  and valuation rules of thumb, along with expert guidance on professional practice issues such as goodwill, covenants not to compete, and common valuation errors and challenges. Learn more >>