In the six months to December 2015, the global average Lower-Mid Market Transactions TEV/EBITDA Multiple has risen to 9.6, its highest value in the last six years. This latest business valuation indicator is based on an analysis of 22,038 transactions in the period, of which 23% were categorised as cross-border.
Consumer sector companies commanded the highest valuations, with Lower-Mid Market Transactions TEV/EBITDA Multiples averaging 11.0. This is in contrast to the Industrials sector where the average was 8.6; although this is also up on its previous value of 8.0 in 2015 H1.
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