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Comprehensive financial data and tools for the business valuation profession

BVMarketData.comsm houses many searchable databases and reports that record detailed information on the purchases of "Main Street" companies, middle market merger and acquisitions (M&A) of privately held companies, middle market merger and acquisitions (M&A) of publicly traded companies, control premiums, implied minority discounts (discounts for lack of control), discounts for lack of marketability (DLOM), and financial benchmarking data.

The databases are used by a wide variety of merger and acquisition professionals, including business appraisers, business brokers, investment bankers, and professionals who work in venture capital. Additionally, the data is used in price discovery by entrepreneurs, investors, advisors, and business owners who are considering a business purchase or sale. The data in the databases are categorized as follows:

We also have other products you'll find invaluable in your business valuation work. These are categorized under the Additional Products menu (to the left) as follows:

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First Research Industry and State/Province Profiles
In today’s competitive landscape, professionals must stand out from the crowd by bringing real value and insight to the table. First Research Industry Profiles and State/Province Profiles provide detailed industry analysis and state economics analysis. In a matter of minutes you can gain key insights into your industry or state. The First Research Profiles provide information across an array of industries and niche markets that can be easily accessed and configured to help you and your clients address specific business issues, avoid risks, and capture opportunities. Learn more and order today!

2014 Valuation Handbook - Industry Cost of Capital
The 2014 Valuation Handbook - Industry Cost of Capital with data through March 2014, provides the same rigorous industry-level analysis previously published in the green-cover Morningstar/Ibbotson Cost of Capital Yearbook. New and noteworthy will be the inclusion of additional methods to calculate cost of equity capital and extra statistics, which will enable a more robust benchmarking analysis when developing industry cost of capital estimates. Learn more and order today!

2014 Valuation Handbook—Guide to Cost of Capital
The new Valuation Handbook, published by Duff & Phelps and available as a print publication, replaces the discontinued SBBI Valuation Edition and the Duff & Phelps Risk Premium Report. The SBBI Valuation Edition has been produced in March of each year since 1999, but the final edition in the series was published in 2013. The Valuation Handbook includes both the ERP data available in the Duff & Phelps Risk Premium Report and picks up where the old SBBI Valuation Edition left off, with new features, tools, and analysis. It includes long-, intermediate-, and short-term equity risk premia; mid-, low-, and micro-cap size premia; the frequently cited table "Key Variables in Estimating the Cost of Capital," industry risk premia, and more. Learn more and order today!

Risk Premium Calculator (Includes Valuation Handbook and all historical Duff & Phelps Risk Premium Reports)
Designed by Roger Grabowski and James Harrington, the Risk Premium Calculator is a web-based model that offers defensible cost of capital measures, particularly for small target companies. Users can enter 1-18 inputs and the online Calculator instantly delivers a fully customizable “Executive Summary” in Microsoft Word format that includes sourcing, key inputs, and a concluded range of cost of equity capital estimates using both the buildup and CAPM methods. In addition, a detailed record of all inputs, outputs, and calculations is exported to a “Support and Detail” Microsoft Excel workbook. Use of the Calculator assures accuracy and prevents spreadsheet errors. The 2014 update of the Calculator will also include data available in both the former SBBI Valuation Yearbook and the Risk Premium Report. Calculator subscribers will receive a print copy of the Valuation Handbook.
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Factset Mergerstat Review - 2014 Edition
The annual Factset Mergerstat Review, available exclusively through BVR, is the must-have source for data and analysis on the merger and acquisition (M&A) market. Access merger and acquisition (M&A) details, control premiums, valuation multiples and more all at your fingertips. Purchase includes hard cover copy of current edition and monthly updates through the Factset Mergerstat Monthly Review (delivered in PDF format).

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Milliman's 2013 - 2014 Northwest Executive Compensation Survey
The 2013 - 2014 Northwest Executive Compensation Survey is the only comprehensive source of data on executive compensation, benefits, and perquisites within the Northwest, with data compiled from 288 Northwest companies. The Survey provides independent, objective data on base salaries, bonuses, total cash compensation, equity compensation, and more. Learn More & Purchase Today

FMV Restricted Stock Study & Calculator™
Updated quarterly, the FMV Restricted Stock Study is the premier all-inclusive online discount for lack of marketability database (DLOM database) providing the empirical support you need to determine discounts for lack of marketability (DLOM). The database is built upon hard data in restricted stock transactions – not reported averages or arbitrary rules of thumb. Search results provide up to 60 data fields and verifiable details on each restricted stock transaction. Subscription includes online access with unlimited searches and unlimited use of the new FMV DLOM Calculator™ which greatly reduces the time and effort in deriving DLOMs.
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