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Surprising statistic on private firm multiples

A white paper, the “Private Business Valuation Market Update,” examines the median price-to-revenue metric private firm buyers paid for all private firms from 2003 to 2017.

BVU News and Trends November 2018

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

Private-company EBITDA multiples down sharply in 2Q18

In the second quarter of 2018, EBITDA multiples (median selling price/EBITDA) for private companies plummeted to 2.8x, the largest decline reported in recent years, according to BVR’s DealStats Value Index (DVI).

From the vault: Origin of the market approach

When doing research using BVResearch Pro, you may stumble on some very interesting things in addition to what you’re specifically looking for.

Users Reveal Insights and Tips on DealStats and the GCTM

A valuation expert and a business broker/appraiser give some insight into the use of the new DealStats database and some comments on a few aspects of the guideline company transaction method.

Biz brokers love the market approach

People who regularly buy and sell businesses rely on the market approach much more than traditional valuation experts when valuing a company.

DealStats: The future of comparable M&A transaction analysis is here

Explore the new DealStats platform that's revolutionizing comparable transaction analysis and providing business appraisers an objective reference point when benchmarking or valuing businesses. Learn about how DealStats offers statistics on private and public M&A transactions including valuation multiples, purchase price allocations, and more.

DealStats Ushers in Next Generation of Transaction Data

BVR has revolutionized Pratt’s Stats, the leading private-company transaction database, with the release of DealStats, which merges Pratt’s Stats and Public Stats transactions into one powerful platform.

New DealStats platform is now live!

BVR has officially launched DealStats, which merges Pratt’s Stats and Public Stats transactions into one powerful platform with state-of-the-art search capabilities, additional data fields, easier saving and report generation, and much more.

New DealStats platform getting final touches

BVR is putting the finishing touches on DealStats, which merges Pratt’s Stats and Public Stats transactions into one powerful platform with state-of-the-art search capabilities, additional data fields, easier saving and report generation, and much more.

Free webinar on new DealStats platform

Attend a free one-hour webinar on July 11 that will showcase DealStats, a powerful new platform that combines Pratt’s Stats and Public Stats into one database with enhanced and vastly upgraded features.

Agenda available for ASA Advanced BV Conference

One of the must-attend BV events of the year is the Joint ASA 2018 Advanced Business Valuation and International Appraisers Conference being held in Anaheim, Calif., on October 7-10.

Free webinar on new DealStats platform

Attend a free one-hour webinar on July 11 that will showcase DealStats, a powerful new platform that combines Pratt’s Stats and Public Stats into one database with enhanced and vastly upgraded features.

More details emerge on new DealStats database

A July launch is set for DealStats, a powerful new platform that combines Pratt’s Stats and Public Stats into one database of almost 30,000 private-company and 4,000 public-company transactions.

New advisory board overseeing major overhaul of Pratt’s Stats

Pratt’s Stats, the leading private-company transaction database, is evolving into a brand-new powerful platform with better search capabilities, new data fields, easier report generation, and more with its upgrade to DealStats this July.

Pratt’s Stats Hall of Fame

Pratt’s Stats now lists over 29,000 private-company M&A transactions thanks to business brokers and other intermediaries who contribute the data.

Latest transaction multiples in Pratt's Stats

500 new deals in Pratt's Stats show lack of recovery

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