GF Data—the most reliable data
on private M&A transactions in the
$10–250 million value range.

Truth Serum for the Middle Market

GF Data collects and publishes proprietary valuation, volume, leverage and key deal term data contributed by over 200 lower-middle market private equity funds and other deal sponsors.

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Products

GF Data publishes quarterly reports and provides an online data base with continuously available valuation comps organized by NAICS industry code.

  • GF Data M&A Report
  • GF Data Leverage Report
  • GF Data Key Deal Terms Report
  • GF Data Online Valuation Database

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NEWS

GF Data Reports

Multiple Reasons Valuations Seem High
Dec 19, 2017

There’s no question that deal valuations are at a post-recession peak, yet many middle-market deal-makers suspect prices are even higher than the data suggest, in large part because of the characteristics of the businesses they’re buying, such as size and industry niche.

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who we are

Serving the Middle Market

GF Data was founded in 2006 by deal professionals committed to giving themselves and others a more accurate view of transactions being completed in the lower middle market. One of customers labelled our reports “Truth Serum for the Middle Market” —a departure from the inflated or off-point information previously available. We liked it, and have embraced it as a statement of what we try to contribute to the profession.

 

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EVENTS

GF Data principals are featured speakers at industry conferences and thought leader programs.

Jan 10 Houston PE Breakfast
Feb 21 Philadelphia ACGU, Valuation talk
Feb 23 Miami, SBIA Conference

 

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