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Transaction Multiples for the Valuation of Private Companies

Oxford Instruments / First Light Imaging

No EMAT : 115821
Announced Date : 10/01/2024
Type : Acquisition of Majority Stake
Deal Value : Yes
Acquirer : Oxford Instruments

Target : First Light Imaging
Country : Bouches-Du-Rhône
Sector of activity :
  • Electrical / Electronic Equipment > Electronic Equipment
  • Electronic Equipment (for corporates) > Technology Hardware & Electronic Equipment > Optoelectronics
Business Description :
Founded in 2011, First Light specialises in the design and manufacture of high-speed, low-noise scientific cameras for infrared and visible imaging, with applications in astronomy and life sciences...

Transaction multiples available
Gross Profit
P/E Price
to Book
Rating : **
Multiple available
n.s.   Multiple calculated, but not significant

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Comparable Transactions

  • Number of EMAT Reports / sub-sector « Electronic Equipment » = 221
  • Number of EMAT Reports / sub-sector « Optoelectronics » = 43
Example of comparable transactions on EMAT (same sub-sector):
Date Acquirer Target Country Multiples See details
14/12/2022 Series A funding round led by Supernova Invest, Otium Capital and Crédit Agricole Proovstation Rhône * 115769
23/08/2019 Series A financing round backed by Piper Private Equity Mous Products United Kingdom * 115541

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