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DealStats Hall of Fame members for 2020

Thanks to business brokers and other intermediaries who contribute data, DealStats is the leading database of private-company and public-company M&A transactions.

2021 EBITDA multiples down slightly, per DealStats

Despite the vaccination rollout starting in the first quarter of 2021, EBITDA multiples ticked slightly lower, to 3.8x, according to BVR’s DealStats Value Index (DVI) report for 2Q 2021.

BVU News and Trends April 2021

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

2020 EBITDA multiples rebound, per DealStats

In 2Q20, EBITDA multiples (median selling price/EBITDA) across all industries dropped to 3.7x as deal activity almost came to a halt, according to BVR’s DealStats Value Index (DVI) report for 1Q 2021.

BVU News and Trends January 2021

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

3Q20 private-company EBITDA multiples rise, per DealStats

After a drop in 2Q20, EBITDA multiples (median selling price/EBITDA) across all industries increased to 5.1x in the third quarter of 2020, the highest level since 2018, according to BVR’s DealStats Value Index (DVI) report.

BVU News and Trends April 2020

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Global BVU News and Trends March 2020

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

BVU News and Trends February 2020

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

New study gleans DLOMs from the BIZCOMPS database

Imbedded discounts for lack of marketability (DLOMs) have been uncovered in a new study of the BIZCOMPS database of sales of small private companies.

Private firm multiples up, per BIZCOMPS update

The median sale price-to-SDE multiple for all industries reported at its highest level in 2019, at 2.09x, according to the BIZCOMPS Deal Review, a regular publication that analyzes general trends, valuation multiples, and operating ratios for transactions in the BIZCOMPS database.

BVU News and Trends January 2020

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Two new EV/EBITDA SME transaction studies from Epsilon-Research and UK 200

Epsilon Research has released the Q3 2019 Argos Index, which measures private midmarket company valuations in the euro zone.

BVU News and Trends December 2019

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Median EBITDA multiple now 4.4x for small and medium enterprises

The median selling price/EBITDA multiple across all industry sectors is 4.4x, according to the 4Q 2019 DealStats Value Index (DVI).

Private-company selling price/EBITDA median is 4.4x, per DealStats

The median selling price/EBITDA multiple across all industry sectors is 4.4x, according to the 4Q 2019 DealStats Value Index (DVI).

New DealStats Hall of Fame members

DealStats now lists over 30,000 private-company and 4,000 public-company M&A transactions, thanks to business brokers and other intermediaries who contribute the data.

DealStats adds 35 new fields of data, other enhancements

As of October 16, DealStats, the leading database of transactions in the private and public sectors, will have 35 new fields of data.

Private-company selling price/EBITDA median is 4.4x, per DealStats

The median selling price/EBITDA multiple across all industry sectors is 4.4x, according to the 2Q 2019 DealStats Value Index (DVI).

Pratt’s Stats/Deal Stats analysis holds up in divorce litigation

A Maryland divorce case illustrates the difficulties an appraiser charged with valuing a small company in the divorce context may face and how he or she may prevail in court.

BVU News and Trends March 2019

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Private-company EBITDA multiples rise in the second half of 2018

After being down sharply in 2Q18, EBITDA multiples (median selling price/EBITDA) across all industries increased to 4.5x and 4.2x in the third and fourth quarters of 2018, respectively, according to the BVR’s DealStats Value Index (DVI).

BVU News and Trends February 2019

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Infographic reveals value predictor via DealStats analysis

BVR’s “What’s Your Company Worth?” infographic is as visually captivating as it is informative, concisely summarizing the most statistically significant predictor of value for each major NAICS industry.

BVU News and Trends January 2019

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

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