INTERESTING, ISN’T IT, TO COMPARE THESE RECENT STATE-OF-DEALMAKING REPORTS?
Especially if we compare the data to what’s being pitched by sellers of SMBs. The DealStats Value Index summarizes valuation multiples and profit margins for private companies that were sold over the past several quarters. It may not be directly useful to you, today, but what you see has an effect on deals, worldwide. Finding credible info more recent and local to you is a good idea. Google for more sample reports:
• "However, as the Delta variant emerged and the pandemic lengthened, returning to an environment again of risk and uncertainty, EBITDA multiples plummeted to their lowest levels over the illustrated period, to 3.1x and 3.2x."
• "The end of the first quarter of 2021 marked the one-year anniversary in which the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the U.S. economy."