NEW YORK, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Trius Therapeutics, Inc. ("Trius" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TSRX) (ISIN: US89685K1007) (CUSIP: 89685K100) concerning the proposed acquisition of Trius by Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in a transaction valued at $818 million.
The investigation concerns whether the Trius directors are breaching their fiduciary duties by failing to adequately shop the Company and maximize shareholder value. Under the terms of the agreement, Trius shareholders will be entitled to receive $13.50 per share in cash for each share of Trius common stock. In addition to the upfront cash payment, each Trius stockholder will receive one Contingent Value Right, entitling the holder to receive an additional cash payment of up to $2.00 for each share they own if certain commercial sales milestones are achieved. However, the price to Revenue and Book Value multiples are below the averages of comparable transactions and at least one analyst has set a target price of $20.00 per share for Trius common stock.
Trius shareholders seeking more information about this acquisition are advised to contact Robert Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-661-1100 or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.
The firm is also investigating actions on behalf of shareholders for the following companies: Hilltop Community Bancorp, Inc., Dole Food Company, Inc., and Cooper Tire & Rubber Company.
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