Archive for December, 2014

Shareholder Alert: Investigating Meadowbrook Insurance Group Inc.

Meadowbrook Shareholder Alert – Buyout Of Meadowbrook Insurance Group Inc.

December 31, 2014
New York, New York

Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities and shareholder rights law firm, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: MIG) (“Meadowbrook” or the “Company”) on behalf of its’ shareholders. Fosun International Limited (“Fosun”) and Meadowbrook announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Fosun will acquire Meadowbrook for $8.65 per share in cash.

The investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law by the Board of Directors and senior management of Meadowbrook for not acting in Meadowbrook shareholders’ best interests in connection with the sale process of Meadowbrook. The investigation seeks to determine if there was an adequate auction process and if Fosun is underpaying for Meadowbrook’s shares. Indeed, the buyout price is less than the Company’s book value per share ($8.95). The investigation further concerns whether the senior management of Meadowbrook may have acted in their own self-interests in selling the company to Fosun.

If you are a shareholder of Meadowbrook and would like additional information as to how the acquisition may affect your rights as a shareholder, and how you may be eligible to obtain a higher price for your shares, please contact us toll free at 1-800-511-7037 or contact us via our website.

Tripp Levy PLLC represents individual and institutional shareholders and, along with its affiliate, has recovered billions of dollars for shareholders in similar actions around the globe. Tripp Levy PLLC is affiliated with the law firm Milberg LLP. The National Law Journal has named Milberg one of the “50 Elite Trial Lawyer Firms” and one of the “50 Leading Plaintiff Firms in America.” Attorney advertising. Prior results do not indicate a similar outcome.

Riverbed Shareholder Alert: Investors encouraged to contact law firm

Riverbed Shareholder Alert – Buyout Of Riverbed Technology, Inc. – National Securities Law Firm Seeks Higher Price For Shareholders. Encourages Shareholders To Contact Law Firm For More Information

December 15, 2014
New York, New York

Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities and shareholder rights law firm, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of Riverbed Technology, Inc.(NASDAQ: RVBD) (“Riverbed” or the “Company”) on behalf of its shareholders. Riverbed announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo, LLC and Teachers’ Private Capital. Under the terms of the agreement, Riverbed stockholders will receive $21 per share in cash.

The investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law by the Board of Directors and senior management of Riverbed for not acting in Riverbed shareholders’ best interests in connection with the sale process of Riverbed. The investigation seeks to determine if there was an adequate auction process and if Thoma Bravo is underpaying for Riverbed shares. Indeed, analysts have projected that the true going forward inherent value of the Company is worth at least $22 per share, and the stock hit a high of $22.76 per share earlier this year. The investigation further concerns whether the senior management of Riverbed may have acted in their own self-interests in selling the company to Thoma Bravo. Indeed, Riverbed CEO Jerry Kennelly will remain with the Company in the same capacity.

If you are a shareholder of Riverbed and would like additional information as to how the acquisition may affect your rights as a shareholder, and how you may be eligible to obtain a higher price for your shares, please contact us toll free at 1-800-511-7037 or contact us via our website.

Tripp Levy PLLC represents individual and institutional shareholders and, along with its affiliate, has recovered billions of dollars for shareholders in similar actions around the globe. Tripp Levy PLLC is affiliated with the law firm Milberg LLP. The National Law Journal has named Milberg one of the “50 Elite Trial Lawyer Firms” and one of the “50 Leading Plaintiff Firms in America.” Attorney advertising. Prior results do not indicate a similar outcome.

Petsmart Shareholder Alert: Investors encouraged to contact law firm

Petsmart Shareholder Alert – Buyout Of Petsmart, Inc. – National Securities Law Firm Seeks Higher Price For Shareholders. Encourages Shareholders To Contact Law Firm For More Information

December 15, 2014
New York, New York

Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities and shareholder rights law firm, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of Petsmart, Inc.(NASDAQ: PETM) (“Petsmart” or the “Company”) on behalf of its’ shareholders. Petsmart announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by a group of private equity firms led by BC Partners, Inc. at a price of $83.00 per share in cash. Longview Asset Management, which owns or manages approximately 9% of PetSmart’s outstanding shares is part of the group and has committed to vote in favor of the transaction.

The investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law by the Board of Directors and senior management of Petsmart for not acting in Petsmart shareholders’ best interests in connection with the sale process of Petsmart. The investigation seeks to determine if there was an adequate auction process and if BC Partners is underpaying for Petsmart shares. The investigation further concerns whether the senior management of Petsmart may have acted in their own self-interests in selling the company to BC Partners.

If you are a shareholder of Petsmart and would like additional information as to how the acquisition may affect your rights as a shareholder, and how you may be eligible to obtain a higher price for your shares, please contact us toll free at 1-800-511-7037 or contact us via our website.

Tripp Levy PLLC represents individual and institutional shareholders and, along with its affiliate, has recovered billions of dollars for shareholders in similar actions around the globe. Tripp Levy PLLC is affiliated with the law firm Milberg LLP. The National Law Journal has named Milberg one of the “50 Elite Trial Lawyer Firms” and one of the “50 Leading Plaintiff Firms in America.” Attorney advertising. Prior results do not indicate a similar outcome.

MicroFinancial Inc. Shareholder Alert: Investors encouraged to contact law firm

MICROFINANCIAL SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Buyout Of MicroFinancial Inc. – National Securities Law Firm Seeks Higher Price For Shareholders. Encourages Shareholders To Contact Law Firm For More Information

December 15, 2014
New York, New York

Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities and shareholder rights law firm, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of MicroFinancial Inc. (NASDAQ: MFI) (“MicroFinancial” or the “Company”) on behalf of its’ shareholders. MicroFinancial announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, MicroFinancial stockholders will receive $10.20 per share in cash.

The investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law by the Board of Directors and senior management of MicroFinancial for not acting in MicroFinancial shareholders’ best interests in connection with the sale process of MicroFinancial. The investigation seeks to determine if there was an adequate auction process and if Fortress is underpaying for MicroFinancial shares. Indeed, the buyout price is less than the stock price the company’s shares reached during intra-day trading earlier this year, and is less than 1.6 times the Company’s book value per share ($6.44). The investigation further concerns whether the senior management of MicroFinancial may have acted in their own self-interests in selling the company to Fortress.

If you are a shareholder of MicroFinancial and would like additional information as to how the acquisition may affect your rights as a shareholder, and how you may be eligible to obtain a higher price for your shares, please contact us toll free at 1-800-511-7037 or contact us via our website.

Tripp Levy PLLC represents individual and institutional shareholders and, along with its affiliate, has recovered billions of dollars for shareholders in similar actions around the globe. Tripp Levy PLLC is affiliated with the law firm Milberg LLP. The National Law Journal has named Milberg one of the “50 Elite Trial Lawyer Firms” and one of the “50 Leading Plaintiff Firms in America.” Attorney advertising. Prior results do not indicate a similar outcome.

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