NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan E. Monteverde, a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of ArthroCare Corporation ("ArthroCare" or the "Company") (NasdaqGS: ARTC) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with their conduct related to the sale of the Company to Smith & Nephew Plc. in a cash deal valued at approximately $1.7 billion. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, ArthroCare's stockholders will receive $48.25 for each share of ArthroCare common stock they own. According to Yahoo! Finance, at least one analyst has set a price target of $60.00 for the Company.
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The investigation focuses on whether ArthroCare's Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company's stockholders by failing to conduct an adequate and fair sales process prior to agreeing to this proposed transaction, whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of ArthroCare's shareholders.
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