Mergers & Acquisitions

Resources: Glossary

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Comparable Transaction / Comparable Transactions

Definition

A company that has been sold which has similar characteristics to a company that is being valued.

Example

A manufacturing company whose market value is five times EBITDA can be used to estimate the value of a similar company in the same industry.

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