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Values lower but M&A deal premiums rise to highest multiple in decade

Mr Tague says there is pressure on companies to acquire others to raise revenue and profit

New York

THE market for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) may have slowed from 2015's records, but that doesn't mean those buyers that are willing to do deals can get a bargain.

Deal premiums have reached the highest multiple in at least a decade this year, according to data