In a time where there is so much uncertainty, businesses that can showcase predictability and reliability are the ones that are generating a premium and in high demand.
The multiples stated above can depend on a variety of variables:
1 .Profitability and Size – Trend towards EBIT methodologies, as buyers focus on ROI.
2. Client Demographics – An ageing client base represents a mortality risk to prospective buyers. However this can be offset by providing aged care services or intergenerational advice.
5. Platform and Asset Management
8. Impact of COVID-19