SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR) breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the proposed sale of the Company to Samsung Electronics. Harman designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers and enterprises worldwide.
On November 14, 2016, Harman announced it had signed a definitive merger agreement with Samsung. Under the terms of the agreement, Samsung will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Harman common stock for $112.00 per share in cash.
The investigation concerns whether the Harman board failed to satisfy their duties to the Company shareholders, including whether the board adequately pursued alternatives to the acquisition and whether the board obtained the best price possible for Harman shares of common stock. Nationally recognized Johnson & Weaver is investigating whether the proposed deal price represents adequate consideration, especially given the expected growth in vehicle smart technology.
If you are a shareholder of Harman and believe the proposed buyout price is too low and you're interested in learning more about the investigation or your legal rights and remedies, please contact lead analyst Jim Baker (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 619-814-4471.
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