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Epsilon Research covers the M&A transactions for the "Retail and Wholesale ('R&W')" industry [961 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
20/09/2022 UniPhar LXV Remedies Holdings (McCauley Pharmacy Group) Ireland Drugs Retailers * 110405
26/07/2022 Delta Galil Industries Organic Basics (brand and certain assets) Denmark Clothing (manufacture), Lingerie ** 110541
23/03/2022 Private Group led by Parcom and Opportunity Partners Hunkemoller International Netherlands Clothing (manufacture), Lingerie * 110523
21/03/2022 Private group led by Andera Partners and Arkea Capital Renaud Distribution Rhône Home Decoration & Furniture Retailers * 108219
30/01/2022 Grand Frais (Prosol) Océalliance Morbihan Food R&W * 108853
13/01/2022 OEM International Demesne Electrical Sales Ireland Electrical Product (retail) ** 108960
31/12/2021 Afflelou Family Holding Afflelou France Eyewear (retail), Accessories (manufacture) *** 109674
04/11/2021 Private Group led by LBO France Alliance Marine Var Ship manufacturers & suppliers, Sporting Goods Retailers * 107270
02/09/2021 BHG Group AH-Trading Germany e-commerce (B2C), Home Decoration & Furniture Retailers, Garden Equipment Retailers *** 107281
18/08/2021 WHP Global Lotto Sport Italia (LSI) Brand Italy Sportswear ** 106298
31/07/2021 Wolverine World Wide Lady of Leisure Investco (Sweaty Betty) England Sportswear ** 106311
19/07/2021 Private Group led by HLD Jimmy Fairly Paris Eyewear (retail), Accessories (manufacture) ** 109648
18/07/2021 Investindustrial Acquisition Corp (IIAC) Ermenegildo Zegna Group Italy Fashion Clothing *** 106339
12/07/2021 Private Group backed by Crédit Mutuel Equity La Foir'fouille Hérault Home Improvement R&W * 106481
08/07/2021 Colruyt Group Newpharma Belgium e-commerce (B2C), Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics R&W ** 108140
30/06/2021 Europris Lekekassen Norway Toys & Gifts (retail), Children's Products ** 109301
23/03/2021 Private Group led by The Carlyle Group Ashworth & Parker (END.) United Kingdom e-commerce (B2C), Clothing Retail (multi-brands), Menswear * 105290
15/03/2021 DCC Wörner Medizinprodukte Germany Specialised R&W, Medical Supplies * 104383
02/03/2021 MHP DXB Adam Myers England Drugs Retailers ** 110483
25/02/2021 Private group led by Isatis Capital, BNP Paribas Développement Sagitta Pharma (T&J Healthcare) Indre-Et-Loire Drugs Retailers * 107980
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