NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized stockholder law firm, has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Empire Bancorp, Inc. (Other OTC: EMPK) breached their fiduciary duties or violated the federal securities laws in connection with the company's proposed sale to Flushing Financial Corporation.
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On October 25, 2019, Empire Bancorp announced that it had signed an agreement to be acquired by Flushing Financial Corporation. Per the agreement Empire Bancorp shareholders will receive either $14.04 per share in cash or 0.6548 shares of Flushing Financial common stock for each share of Empire Bancorp common stock owned. This values Empire Bancorp at approximately $111.6 million.
Bragar Eagel & Squire is concerned that Empire Bancorp's board of directors oversaw an unfair process and ultimately agreed to an inadequate deal price. Accordingly, the firm is investigating all relevant aspects of the deal and is committed to securing the best result possible for Empire Bancorp stockholders.
If you own shares of Empire Bancorp and are concerned about the proposed merger, or you're interested in learning more about the investigation or your legal rights and remedies, please contact Brandon Walker or Alexandra Raymond by email at [email protected] or telephone at (212) 355-4648, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.
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