Median valuations of M&A EV/EBITDA multiple Globally 1998-2017, by industry

This statistic displays the global median enterprise value (EV) to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) by sector of merger and acquisition multiple from the previous 20 years compared to 2017, by industry. EV/EBITDA is a value often used to measure success rates of M&A transactions. It can be seen that 2017 median EV/EBITDA acquisition multiples were higher across all industries compared to the previous 20 years before. The Telecom industry saw an increase of eight, marking it as an industry of note for mergers and acquisitions in 2017.
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Median valuations of EV/EBITDA merger and acquisition multiple Globally between 1998 and 2017, by industry
Median EV/EBITDA acquisition multiple (last 20 years)Median EV/EBITDA acquisition multiple 2017
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