Calculating the Enterprise Value of a private company requires you to leverage indirect measures such as revenue estimates and average EV/Revenue multiples
About John Mecke
John Mecke is the Managing Director of DevelopmentCorporate, a consultancy focused on mid-market and enterprise scale software firms. We specialize in product management and corporate development. He has over 20 years of experience in leading product management organizations for mid-market and enterprise software firms. His background covers both traditional licensed software as well as SaaS applications. While he has experience in startup and early stage companies, he primarily focuses on established firms and the challenges they face in growing revenues, profits, and enterprise value. He has significant experience in corporate development. John has led four major acquisitions with a total value of $175M. Conducted eight divestitures which generated $24.5M in cash. Played a critical role in producing a $115M dividend for investors, a 2.8x return on the investment in less than three years. He has evaluated over 500 companies for acquisition and conducted over 50 due diligence projects. John has served public companies, private companies, and companies backed by private equity investors.