November 16, 2020
MARKABLES data use in the financial industry across the world: Mediobanca used comparable royalty rates taken from the MARKABLES database. Mediobanca is an Italian banking group founded in 1946, with offices in Milan, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Luxembourg, New York and Paris. It offers corporate and retail banking, investment banking, and wealth management. With total assets of €78.2bn, total loans of €44bn, 4.805 employees and a market cap of €7.9bn, Mediobanca ranks among the leading banks in Italy. Mediobanca holds numerous awards, including “Italy’s best investment bank 2019” by Euromonitor, “Best Private Bank in Italy 2020” by The Banker, “Best Equity Research and Sales Team” by Institutional Investors, and more.
Mediobanca made several acquisitions during the last couple of years, and reports the values of acquired intangible assets according to IAS and IFRS in its annual financial statements. For the valuation of the brand name of Messier Maris & Associés, a French company specializing in corporate finance and M&A services and acquired in 2019, Mediobanca states that it relied on comparable royalty rates taken from the MARKABLES database (see Mediobanca’s annual report 2020 here, on page 184). For trademark royalty rates in banking, see our sector snapshot here.