NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nadeem Faruqi, founding partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Equity One, Inc. ("Equity One" or the "Company") (NYSE: EQY) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to Regency Centers Corporation ("Regency") for approximately $5 billion.
The Company's stockholders will only receive 0.45 shares of Regency common stock for each share of Company common stock they own, or approximately $29.42 based on Regency's closing price on November 17, 2016. However, this consideration is below at least one analyst's price target of $31.00 per share and Equity One's 52-week high of $33.46 per share.
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The investigation focuses on whether Equity One's Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company's stockholders by failing to conduct a fair sales process and whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of Equity One's shareholders.
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Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is working together in this investigation with Juan E. Monteverde from Monteverde & Associates PC.
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