Under the terms of the transaction, AEP Industries shareholders will receive only either $110 in cash or 2.5011 shares of Berry common stock for each share of AEP Industries stock they own. However, AEP shareholders are subject to an overall 50/50 proration. The investigation concerns whether the Board of AEP Industries breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders and whether Berry is underpaying for the Company. The transaction may undervalue the Company and may not be in the AEP Industries shareholders best interests. For example, the proposed transaction will add to both Berry's adjusted net income and adjusted free cash flow. Consequently, the price Berry shares increased following the announcement of the transaction.
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