Morgan & Morgan Announces Investigation of Hot Topic Inc.

Mar 08, 2013, 16:41 ET from Morgan & Morgan

NEW YORK, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan & Morgan is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Hot Topic Inc. ("Hot Topic" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:  HOTT) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Sycamore Partners.  Under the terms of the transaction, Hot Topic shareholders will receive $14.00 per share in cash for each share of Hot Topic they own.  The transaction values Hot Topic at approximately $600 million.

If you are a current shareholder of Hot Topic and are interested in learning more about the Hot Topic takeover lawsuit please contact George Pressly, Esq. at 1 (800) 631-6234 or email George at

Our investigation concerns whether Hot Topic's Board of Directors breached its fiduciary duties to act in the best interests of Hot Topic shareholders and to take all necessary steps to ensure that Hot Topic shareholders receive the maximum value readily available for their shares of Hot Topic common stock.

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