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Epsilon Research covers the M&A transactions for the "Retail and Wholesale ('R&W')" industry [816 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
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
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
12/02/2018 Fosun International Lanvin Paris Fashion Clothing * 89962
14/12/2017 Private Group led by L Catterton Ganni Denmark Womenswear * 89949
20/11/2017 Bygghemma Group Nordic WeGot Sweden e-commerce (B2C), Home Decoration & Furniture Retailers ** 93808
07/11/2017 TFG Brands Hobbs United Kingdom Womenswear * 89934
19/10/2017 Private Group led by Céréa Partenaire Organic Alliance Rhône Fruits and Vegetables R&W, Food R&W * 86799
18/09/2017 Valora BackWerk Germany Food R&W ** 86302
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