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Private company multiples

Need to locate information on the multiples paid for UK private businesses to help with your business valuations?

Independent analysts, from BVB Ltd, have collated and interpreted transactions data involving private companies. The result is an in-depth overview of transaction multiples paid for UK private companies for the year ended December 2016.

BVB Insights: Data and analysis on UK private company multiples

Access data on 11 sectors and over 40 sub-sectors, plus commentary on current trends and expected developments.

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ICAEW members, Business and Finance Professionals, ACA students and Forensic/Valuation Group subscribers can access the overview as a free member benefit.

Multiples are available for the following sectors and for further sub-sectors:

  • Consumer discretionary
  • Consumer staples
  • Energy
  • Financials (excluding banks)
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Industrials – services
  • Information technology
  • Materials
  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities

The tables include the number of deals covered, average deal size (m), average revenue (m), average EBITDA(m), average EBITDA margin (%), EV/Revenue and EV/EBITDA. 

If you require any information on the individual deals that sit behind each category please contact us on +44(0)20 7920 8620 and we will be able to read out the data from the detailed transaction table over the phone.

The full version of BVB Insights: Data and analysis on UK private company multiples is also available to purchase from Business Valuation Benchmarks.

Past editions

The 2016 edition and 2015 edition of BVB Insights are also still available to consult.

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