Brian Livingston, Manufacturing & Distribution of Building Materials Specialist, Oaklins
"As shown in the above graphs, valuations of the selected building materials manufacturing companies globally have fluctuated over the past five years. The median EV/Revenue multiple over the period is 1.3 times last twelve months revenue, with EV/EBITDA multiples over this period being 9.5 times last twelve months EBITDA. Private companies are typically valued at a discount to larger public companies depending on the sector growth and market size. Oaklins, with its ability to bring international buyers to help drive a competitive process, can help companies achieve a premium value on exit."