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/Public48,032897913$919,761$470,000$1,139
Valuation Benchmarking PlatformPublic3,363416461$583 million$866 million$1,095
BIZCOMPSPrivate16,135407585$556,000$225,000$729
FactSet/BVR Control Premium StudyPublic15,816839893$113 million$136 million$879

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
FactSet/BVR Control Premium StudyPublic15,816838890$113 million$136 million$879
Stout Restricted Stock StudyPublic776179173$14.2 millionNot applicable$829
Valuation Advisors Lack of Marketability StudyIPO18,288377459$36 millionNot applicable$745
Notes:
Last update: 1/4/2024

Deal & Market Database Details

Guideline Transaction Databases

DealStatsBIZCOMPSFactset/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 under18,18708,834016
$250,001 - $500,0006,58003,80009
$500,001 - $1 million4,53452,21023
$1,000,001 - $2 million2,806111,03715915
$2,000,001 - $5 million2,5368157348934
$5,000,001 - $10 million1,5841169373240
$10,000,001 - $20 million1,544257331,16774
$20,000,001 - $50 million1,78660262,353171
$50,000,001 - $100 million1,08363502,121210
$100,000,001- $500 million1,3851,61404,460801
Over $500,000,0016602,02604,3331,990
TOTAL42,6855,34716,58615,8163,363
Notes:
Last update: 1/4/2024
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)
Factset/BVR Control Premium Study (Santa Monica: FactSet Mergerstat LLC)

Discount & Premium Databases

The Stout
Restricted Stock
Study
FactSet/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 million3341,6535,836
$10,000,001 - $20 million921,2451,559
$20,000,001 - 50 million1332,4072,763
$50,000,001 - $100 million852,2252,428
$100,000,001 - $500 million1034,6764,048
Over $500,000,001293,5901,654
TOTAL77615,79618,288
Notes:
Last update: 1/4/2024
Sources:
FactSet/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)