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This graphic (from Visual Capitalist) vividly illustrates how much more private equity firms have been willing to pay for businesses. The colors in the bar chart illustrate the EV/EBITDA ratios that are being handed out, and as you can see, the lighted colors (super-expensive) have been steadily making progress against the bargains (dark/black).


By the way, check back in with Slope later today, because I’ve got an extremely interesting new feature.