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Epsilon Research covers the M&A transactions for the "Business Services" industry [917 EMAT Reports], which includes:


Our analysts publish transaction multiples reports for private company M&A deals (announced 2004 onwards).

Each report presents detailed information on the deal value, structure and rationale, the target's activity, history and financial information; it includes the calculation of the key historic and current multiples: enterprise value over sales (EV/S), EBITDA (EV/EBITDA), or EBIT (EV/EBIT), P/E and Price to Book. All information sources are systematically given and company financials are carefully verified and restated if needed.


The reports are a unique source of information to have a comparable metric for the valuation of a private company, establish the "market value" of an investment or private equity investment portfolios.


The deal reports are published in Epsilon's EMAT database.
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Recent M&A Deal Reports Published on EMAT

Date Acquirer Target Country Industries Valuation multiples See details
21/12/2017 Wartsila Oyj Trident Netherlands Engineering and Technical Services ** 87672
27/09/2017 Applus Services Inversiones Finisterre SL Spain Testing, Inspection and Certification services (TIC) ** 87436
25/09/2017 Zalaris Roc Global Solutions United Kingdom Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Business and Management Consultancy * 87423
21/09/2017 Loomis Intermarketing Oy Finland Facilities Management *** 86289
08/08/2017 Aon Groep Nederland Unirobe Meeus Groep Netherlands Facilities Management, Insurance Brokerage * 86348
01/08/2017 Navient Duncan Solutions United States Debt Collection Services, Transport Management System (TMS) ** 86923
31/07/2017 Bidvest Group Noonan Services Group Ireland Facilities Management ** 86237
12/07/2017 Groupe Ortec Brunet France Engineering and Technical Services, Electrical Contractors, Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) ** 86126
26/06/2017 Private group led by Caravelle Tiama France Testing, Inspection and Certification services (TIC) * 84406
09/06/2017 Comdata Izium Group (Business Support Services -B2S) France Call Centres * 84349
17/05/2017 Private Group led by Apax Partners MidMarket CIPRÉS Assurances France Insurance Brokerage * 85273
17/05/2017 HML Holdings Homes and Watson Limited (H&W) United Kingdom Facilities Management ** 87001
09/05/2017 CTI Engineering Co Waterman Group United Kingdom Engineering and Technical Services *** 86461
20/04/2017 SNC-Lavalin Group WS Atkins United Kingdom Engineering and Technology Consulting *** 87130
19/04/2017 Element Materials Technology Exova Group United Kingdom Testing, Inspection and Certification services (TIC) *** 86546
13/04/2017 Private Group Led By AnaCap Financial Partners Ellisphère France Online financial services, Databases, Competitive Intelligence & Market Studies * 86529
07/04/2017 Hackett Group Aecus United Kingdom Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Business and Management Consultancy ** 86380
31/03/2017 Chess Foursys (now Chess Cybersecurity) United Kingdom Security Services, IT Outsourcing ** 86721
31/03/2017 Intertek Group KJ Tech Services Germany Testing, Inspection and Certification services (TIC) *** 87445
30/03/2017 Aker Solutions Reinertsen Norway Engineering and Technical Services, Oil & Gas *** 84881
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