Drawing from surveys of private equity dealmakers, as well as data from the PitchBook Platform, PitchBook has published its 4Q 2013 PE Deal Multiples and Trends Report. This report offers the most detailed picture of current deal structuring and investment multiples in the private equity industry. Deal-making is examined through several lenses, including EBITDA and TTM revenue multiples, debt-to-equity ratios, closing times and fees.
Key statistics from 3Q 2013 explored in this report include:
» Median EBITDA multiple: 6.81x
» Median debt percentage: 50%
» Average time to close a deal: 13 weeks