The New (Lower) Normal for Deal Pricing Banks looking to sell may have missed their window of opportunity to fetch high valuations for their franchises. Until recently, a healthier financial industry and several years of sustained bank profitability led to increased stock valuations, which translated into higher M&A pricing when those banks were sold. Buyers felt comfortable paying higher valuations as long as the deal offered two things in...
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