GF Data Resources is a searchable proprietary database that provides private equity buyers, intermediaries, capital sources and valuation professionals with accurate and detailed information on business transactions ranging in size from $10 million to $250 million.
Our periodic reports contain detailed valuation and leverage data for the overall market as well as broad industry categories. We also give users specific data that’s been organized by NAICS sub-industry code.
2017-05-25 : Articles, PEP Digest
It was the best of times… or almost the best of times. This is one takeaway – at least from the business seller’s perspective — from completed deal activity in the first quarter of 2017, according to GF Data’s just-released May report.
2017-02-21 : Articles, PEP Digest
Middle market valuations achieved a peak in 2016, according to GF Data. Overall valuations for private equity sponsored transactions valued between $10 million and $250 million averaged 6.9x Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) Adjusted EBITDA, a record high in a data set that goes back to 2003.
2017-02-13 : Articles
In addition to the industry breakdowns, GF Data segregates the universe of observed transactions by size. As expected, within the lower middle market universe, valuation multiples are positively related to size.