Multiples Shrink Year over Year

MacFadyen, Ken
August 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;8/23/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 34, p15
The article discusses a report by GF Data Resources for the second quarter of 2010 which showed that purchase price multiples for middle-market firms have shrunk year over year. According to GF Data Resources' Andrew Greenberg, the average purchase price multiples have increased as only the most solid companies are selling. The report also showed that the credit markets as of August 2010 have increased as compared to 2009.


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