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Easy A’s, Killer B’s and Tricky Seas

March 11, 2019

GF Data’s recently released year-end report (Easy A’s and Killer B’s) theorized that a value environment remaining steady at unprecedentedly high levels is actually more complex than the surface suggests – that there are competing cross-currents beneath the unchanging water line. We thought it would be interesting to see how this theory holds up.

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Easy A’s and Killer B’s

February 20, 2019

Headlined by a near-record valuation mark of 7.8x Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) Adjusted EBITDA, completed deal activity in the fourth quarter of 2018 showed that there is plenty of “oomph” remaining in this extended seller’s market, according to GF Data’s just-released February report.

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Go Froth and Prosper?

Nov 20, 2018

Middle market deal valuations continued to show signs of plateauing in the third quarter of 2018, according to GF Data’s just-released November report.

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Honey, We Shrunk the Volume

August 21, 2018

Valuations and debt levels remained aloft in the second quarter of 2018, according to GF Data’s just-released August report. At the same time, the data tracking firm saw a drop in completed deal volume that defies the general sense of an enduring red-hot market.

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The Seller’s Market Continues

May 16, 2018

High valuations and abundant use of debt continued to mark completed deal activity in the first quarter of 2018, according to GF Data’s just-released May report.

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