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We provide high-quality transfer pricing comparables data on third-party service agreements.

Our service fees database provides you with:

  • Detailed data on recent agreements for 30 service types, including distribution, management, agency and procurement services.
  • High-quality data that complies with guidelines from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and US Treas. Reg. §1.482.
  • Data that is manually analyzed for up to 20 comparability factors.
  • Agreements with 60 types of fees, including sales commissions, management fees, brokerage commissions and agent fees.
  • Agreements with remuneration based on 30 fee bases, including sales, cost, EBIDTA and asset value.

Subscription plans

We offer multiple subscription options for our service fees database, including Weekly and Yearly. The features and conditions of each are listed in the table.

Subscription plans

We offer multiple subscription options for our royalty rates database. The features and conditions of each are listed in the table below.

  • Access to high-quality data
  • Wide range of filter options
  • Extensive comparability factor list
  • Flexible subscription options
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Subscription plans

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7 days Contract length 12 months Contract length
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One Search

  • One Search performed by us
  • Fast and efficient
  • Manually assembled list of potentially comparable agreements
  • Results preview at no cost
  • for full reports and agreements

Our One Search service is a great option if you need service agreement comparables for transfer pricing purposes at short notice. It enables you to access the database on a one-off basis, with RoyaltyRange performing the initial search at no cost. You will receive our reports within a few hours and, if you are happy with the results, you can purchase the data.

How to request One Search:

  • You place a request with us, indicating your search objectives (e.g. “I need commission rates for sales agency agreements”).
  • Within hours, you receive a list of potentially comparable agreements at no cost.
  • You review the results, checking the agreements for relevancy (including information about the type of service, agreement object, service fee type and service base).
  • If you decide to purchase the full reports and agreements, you pay (plus VAT) via any major credit card or bank transfer.
  • We send you the full service fee agreement reports relating to your search objectives, including the original agreements (in PDF format) and information on up to 20 comparability factors for each agreement.

Benchmarking Study

Benchmarking comparable service agreements enables you to assess your organization’s service fee agreements and make sure reasonable rates are set. We analyze third-party comparable service fee agreements to identify appropriate market service fee rates for comparable transactions. Whether you need to set sales agency commission rates or carry out a management fees transfer pricing analysis, our benchmarking study can provide the data you need to do so.

You will receive:

  • Details of our search strategy and screening steps.
  • A list of comparable agreements and a market service fee range calculation.
  • An appendix of the service fee agreement reports we have reviewed, as well as explanations of any agreements that we chose to reject.
  • PDF versions of the original agreement sources.
  • Benchmarking Study to determine the market service fee rates for the service.
  • Search strategy explained
  • for full study

Data comparability factors

Data comparability factors

  • Service type
  • Service recipient
  • Recipients activities
  • Service provider
  • Providers activities
  • Service description
  • Geographical scope
  • Agreement date
  • Effective date
  • Cessation date
  • Duration terms
  • Exclusivity
  • Fee
  • Base
  • Fee type
  • Fee summary
  • Other payments
  • Remuneration details
  • Document title
  • Links to original sources

Database filter options

  • Keywords
  • Industrial classification – NACE
  • Industrial classification – SIC
  • Service type
  • Geographical scope
  • Term of agreement
  • Industry
  • Search by parties
  • Base type
  • Fee rate
  • Fee type
  • Exclusivity
  • Full-text search
  • Boolean search

Types of agreements

  • Accounting services
  • Administrative services
  • Advertising distribution services
  • Advisory services
  • Agency services
  • Architectural services
  • Asset management services
  • Broker services
  • Buying agency services
  • Building construction services
  • Construction management services
  • Construction services
  • Consulting services
  • Distribution services
  • Executive services
  • Financial advisory services
  • Investment banking services
  • Investment management services
  • Leasing services
  • Management consulting services
  • Management services
  • Placing agency services
  • Procurement services
  • Property management services
  • Reinsurance brokerage services
  • Reseller services
  • Sales agency services
  • Solicitation agency services
  • Sourcing services
  • Technical services
  • Technology outsourcing services
  • Underwriting services

Fee type

  • Acquisition fee
  • Advisory fee
  • Agency fee
  • Architect’s fee
  • Asset management fee
  • Augmentation fee
  • Base management fee
  • Bonus fee
  • Brokerage commission
  • Buying commission
  • Closeout fee
  • Commercial management fee
  • Commission
  • Compensation for basic services
  • Construction management fee
  • Construction services fee
  • Contractor’s fee
  • Corporate overhead reimbursement
  • Data center fee
  • Debt financing fee
  • Development fee
  • Disposition fee
  • Distributor commission
  • Early start fee
  • Excess inventory commission
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Fee
  • FF&E fee
  • Financing fee
  • Finder’s fee
  • Import agent fee
  • Incentive management fee

  • Initial administration fee
  • Operating cash flow fee
  • Real estate commission
  • Labor administration fee
  • Leasing fee
  • Management fee
  • Marketing support fee
  • Merchant goods fee
  • NOI fee
  • Operations fee
  • Origination fee
  • Oversight fee
  • Percentage fee
  • Performance fee
  • Placing commission
  • Procurement fee
  • Property acquisition fee
  • Property management fee
  • Quarterly fee
  • Real estate commission fee
  • Redevelopment fee
  • Referral fee
  • Routine service fee
  • Sales agency commission
  • Search fee
  • Servicing fee
  • Solicitation commission
  • Subscription processing fee
  • Success fee
  • Supplier variance commission
  • Transaction fee
  • Underwriting fee

Fee base

  • Acquisition expense
  • Adjusted invested asset
  • Aggregate net asset value
  • Aggregate net income
  • Average market value
  • Construction cost
  • Contract sales price
  • Cost of investment
  • Cost of work
  • Excess cash flow
  • Financing amount
  • F.O.B. price
  • Funding
  • Gross cash
  • Gross equity
  • Gross income
  • Gross invoice value
  • Gross loan amount
  • Gross proceeds
  • Gross profit
  • Gross rent
  • Gross revenue
  • Gross sale
  • Gross written premium
  • Lease payment
  • Net asset value
  • Net billing
  • Net invoice price
  • Net receipt
  • Net sale
  • Operating cash flow
  • Real estate commission
  • Value of placed bond


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  • Banking
  • Chemical
  • Cosmetics
  • Ecology
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Food
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Information technology
  • Insurance
  • Loan brokerage
  • Logistics
  • Mining
  • Rail transport
  • Real estate
  • REIT
  • Telecommunication
  • Waste management

About us

RoyaltyRange supplies royalty rates, loan interest rates and service fees data to industry-leading multinational enterprises, global consulting companies, international law firms, government authorities and universities in more than 60 countries. We have locations in the US, UK and Belgium. RoyaltyRange is funded by the European Union’s Structural Funds, with a total share capital of USD 1,000,000.

The RoyaltyRange database has been featured in publications by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Bank Group (WBG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and United Nations (UN).

Where can you use our data?

You can use our royalty data reports for tax, transfer pricing, valuation, legal, patent box and benchmarking purposes. We have already analyzed the agreements for you and you can finalize your intellectual property analysis in a matter of hours.

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