Category: News Room

23 Jul 2020

Valuation Impact: Proposed Post-Election Tax Changes

If the tax structure is changed to match the Democratic Party’s campaign promises, achieving similar after-tax proceeds will require higher transaction multiples–for example, to get the same after-tax transaction proceeds for a California-based business in 2020 at 7.00x EBITDA, business owners would need to sell the same business for 10.2x EBITDA.

17 Jun 2020

COVID-19 Valuation Impact Report – June Update

Two months ago, martinwolf issued a special report detailing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on public company valuations. Today, we are issuing a follow-up to that report with updated market data and the latest input from our ongoing discussions with industry leaders.

24 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Valuation Impact Report

COVID-19 has dramatically and abruptly affected markets across the globe. While volatility continues, we are now one month out from the market lows achieved on March 23. To help provide context on today’s valuation conditions, martinwolf is issuing a special report offering a combination of qualitative insight from industry leaders and quantitative data adapted from...

02 Apr 2020

4 Critical Survival Steps for Businesses on the Bubble

In short: We’re in the throes of what will be one of the biggest economic shifts in at least a decade, if not several Don’t waste time on what-if retrospectives. What matters is coming out on the other side, into the ‘new normal’ Expect a pause on M&A now, and longer due diligence processes for...

17 Mar 2020

martinwolf COVID-19 Response

With all the news and concern surrounding COVID-19 and its resultant market impact, we at martinwolf wanted to reach out. First, and above all, to say that we hope...