WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc. (“HAWK” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: HAWK) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by private equity firms Silver Lake and P2 Capital Partners. Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, the Company’s shareholders will receive $45.25 in cash for each HAWK share they own.
WeissLaw is investigating whether HAWK’s Board acted to maximize shareholder value prior to entering into the agreement. Notably, at least one analyst set a target price of $51.00 per share, or approximately $6.00 above the offer price. Additionally, HAWK shares traded for $46.70, or $1.45 above the offer price, as recently as July of 2017.
Given these facts, WeissLaw is investigating whether HAWK’s Board acted in the best interests of HAWK’s public shareholders to maximize shareholder value prior to entering into the agreement. If you own HAWK shares and would like more information about your rights or our investigation, or if you have information to share with us, please contact Joshua Rubin by telephone at (888) 593-4771 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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