Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Hot Topic Inc.

Mar 07, 2013, 15:28 ET from Harwood Feffer LLP

NEW YORK, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Hot Topic Inc. ("Hot Topic" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HOTT) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Sycamore Partners ("Sycamore") in a transaction valued at approximately $600 million.    

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On March 7, 2013, Hot Topic announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which the Company will be acquired by Sycamore.  Under the terms of the agreement, Hot Topic stockholders will receive $14.00 in cash for each share of Company stock held. 

Our investigation concerns whether the Hot Topic board of directors is fulfilling its fiduciary duties, maximizing the value of the Company, disclosing all material benefits and costs, and obtaining full and fair consideration for Company shareholders. 

If you own Hot Topic shares and wish to discuss this matter with us, or have any questions concerning your rights and interests with regard to this matter, please contact:

Benjamin Sachs-Michaels, Esq. Robert I. Harwood, Esq. Harwood Feffer LLP 488 Madison Avenue New York, New York 10022 Phone Numbers: (877) 935-7400 (212)935-7400 Email: bsachsmichaels@hfesq.com Website: http://www.hfesq.com

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