Deal & Market Database Summary

Guideline Transaction Databases

DatabaseType of
Company
Number
of Deals
Number of 4-digit
SIC Codes
Number of 6-digit
NAICS Codes
Median
Revenue
Median
Selling Price
1-Year
Subscription Price
DealStatsPrivate/Public45,126890959$925,042$475,000$1,125
Valuation Benchmarking PlatformPublic3,369411453$584 million$864 million$1,095
BIZCOMPSPrivate15,163408577$550,000$225,000$629
Mergerstat/BVR Control Premium StudyPublic15,368835872$112 million$134 million$819

Discount & Premium Databases

DatabaseType of
Company
Number
of Deals
Number of 4-digit
SIC Codes
Number of 6-digit
NAICS Codes
Median
Revenue
Median
Selling Price
1-Year
Subscription Price
Mergerstat/BVR Control Premium StudyPublic15,368835872$112 million$134 million$819
Stout Restricted Stock StudyPublic772179173$14.2 millionNot applicable$799
Valuation Advisors Lack of Marketability StudyIPO18,237375457$36 millionNot applicable$725
Notes:
Last update: 1/11/2023

Deal & Market Database Details

Guideline Transaction Databases

DealStatsBIZCOMPSMergerstat/BVR
Control Premium
Study
Valuation
Benchmarking
Platform
Sold Company TypePrivatePublicPrivatePublicPublic (going private)
Data Field per Transaction2022022157101
Birth Year of Database19961996199019982019
Earliest Transaction Year19901995200019982006
Sale Price 
$250,000 and under17,14408,390016
$250,001 - $500,0006,06803,34909
$500,001 - $1 million4,10441,91223
$1,000,001 - $2 million2,5521191415515
$2,000,001 - $5 million2,3438048447734
$5,000,001 - $10 million1,5081148370839
$10,000,001 - $20 million1,501249261,14271
$20,000,001 - $50 million1,74658652,297169
$50,000,001 - $100 million1,06261402,071201
$100,000,001- $500 million1,3361,56204,342767
Over $500,000,0016241,91804,1741,923
TOTAL39,9985,13815,16315,3683,247
Notes:
Last update: 1/11/2023
BIZCOMPS Sale Price = Actual Sale Price plus transferred inventory
DealStats Sale Price = Total Consideration Paid plus Interest-Bearing Liabilities Assumed = MVIC = Market Value of Invested Capital
Mergerstat/BVR Control Premium Study Sale Price = The aggregate purchase price given to shareholders of the target company's common stock by the acquiring company. This may not represent 100% of the company value.
Sources:
BIZCOMPS (Las Vegas: BIZCOMPS)
DealStats (Portland, OR: Business Valuation Resources, LLC)
Mergerstat/BVR Control Premium Study (Santa Monica: FactSet Mergerstat LLC)

Discount & Premium Databases

The Stout
Restricted Stock
Study
Mergerstat/BVR
Control Premium
Study
Valuation Advisors
Lack of Marketability
Study
Type of DataLack of Marketability
Discount
Control Premium &
Minority Discount
Lack of Marketability
Discount
Data Field per Transaction605718
Birth Year of Database200119982002
Earliest Transaction Year198019981985
Revenue 
$0-$10 million3321,6085,816
$10,000,001 - $20 million921,2131,559
$20,000,001 - 50 million1332,3412,763
$50,000,001 - $100 million852,1632,425
$100,000,001 - $500 million1024,5504,032
Over $500,000,001283,4741,642
TOTAL77215,34918,237
Notes:
Last update: 1/11/2023
Sources:
Mergerstat/BVR Control Premium Study (Santa Monica: FactSet Mergerstat LLC) Stout
Restricted Stock Study (formerly FMV Restricted Stock Study)
Valuation Advisors Lack of Marketability Discount Study (Buffalo: Valuation Advisors, LLC)