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Median Multiples Increase With Company Size/Enterprise Value

Business Value

On average, business valuations have held relatively steady in the Main Street market, with multiples from 2.0-2.8x SDE. These multiples have remained fairly consistent over the history of the survey. Shifts are more likely in the lower middle market, however, as businesses become more attractive targets to financial and strategic buyers alike.
Businesses with enterprise value of $5 million to $50 million earned an average multiple of 6.0x EBITDA