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Epsilon Research covers the M&A transactions for the "Retail and Wholesale ('R&W')" industry [827 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
25/07/2019 Lagardere Travel Retail International Duty Free Belgium Belgium Diversified R&W ** 95841
12/06/2019 Boulanger Krefel Belgium Home Appliance (retail), IT & Telecom Products (retail), Consumer Electronics (retail) * 95227
28/05/2019 Private Group led by Raise Investissement Children Worlwide Fashion (CWF) Vendée Children Clothing * 95349
14/05/2019 Kid Hemtex Sweden Home Decoration & Furniture Retailers, Home Textile Retailers *** 95684
19/03/2019 Private Group led by TDR Capital NKD Group Germany Clothes (retail), Home Textile Retailers * 95748
17/01/2019 Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Gleadell Agriculture England Farming & Fishing, Flowers & Plants (retail) ** 94805
03/01/2019 Private Group Led by Sandton Capital Partners Adveo Global Services / Adveo Belgium, Italia an France Europe Paper Industries, Office Furniture (retail) * 93427
08/11/2018 Aphria CC Pharma Germany Drugs Retailers, Pharmaceuticals ** 92067
20/10/2018 Private Group led by Equistone Partners Courir Isère Footwear (retail) ** 91783
05/09/2018 Bygghemma Group First Furniture1 UAB Lithuania e-commerce (B2C), Home Improvement R&W *** 93663
05/09/2018 Midwich Group Sound Directions France Loire Consumer Electronics (retail) ** 95691
03/09/2018 Bilia Verstraeten & Gent Store by Verstraeten Belgium Car Dealers * 91203
18/08/2018 United Tooling Solutions South Western Tool Supplies United Kingdom Specialised R&W * 93413
02/07/2018 Vertu Motors Hughes Group England Car Dealers *** 91195
22/05/2018 Pandora Pandora Network in Ireland Ireland Jewellery & Watches (retail) * 89544
07/05/2018 Delta Galil Industries Eminence Gard Lingerie * 89749
03/05/2018 Zhejiang Semir Garment Sofiza (Kidiliz) Paris Children Clothing * 89526
24/04/2018 Smyths Toys Toys R Us - DACH region Germany Toys & Gifts (retail) ** 89839
11/04/2018 Private Group led by La Chapelle NAF NAF Seine-Saint-Denis Womenswear ** 89503
01/03/2018 Fosun Industrial Wolford Austria Lingerie, Fashion Clothing *** 89004
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