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Secret To The Ridiculous Multiple

Jun. 4, 2015

Author: Craig Dickens Previously, I mentioned some staggering statistics about middle market business exit results. The numbers for small business are even more staggering. Depending on which source you look to only 1%-4% of the estimated 25,000 small businesses (under 5mm) for sale in the US are sold. Many Entrepreneurs wake up one day and…

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Secret To The Ridiculous Multiple…it’s not high EBITDA

May. 26, 2015

Author: Nick DeVaney Let me tell you how we sold a company for 19x EBITDA in an industry historically selling at 4x – 6x. Everyone knows that multiples are at or near all-time highs. Private Equity is aggressively looking to deploy capital, competing with Strategic acquirers who are taking advantage of bloated balance sheets and…

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