SAN DIEGO, May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the proposed sale of the Company to JAB Holding Company.
On May 9, 2016, Krispy Kreme announced it had signed a definitive merger agreement with JAB. Under the terms of the agreement, Krispy Kreme shareholders will receive $21.00 in cash for each share held.
The investigation concerns whether the Krispy Kreme 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 Krispy Kreme shares of common stock. Nationally recognized Johnson & Weaver is investigating whether the proposed deal price represents adequate consideration, especially given one Wall Street analyst has a $24.00 price target on the stock.
If you are a shareholder of Krispy Kreme and believe the proposed buyout price is too low or 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. If emailing, please include a phone number where you can be reached.
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