Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of North Valley Bancorp

Jan 24, 2014, 22:25 ET from Harwood Feffer LLP

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of North Valley Bancorp ("North Valley" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: NOVB) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by TriCo Bancshares ("TriCo").    

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On January 21, 2014, North Valley announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which the Company will be acquired by TriCo.  Under the terms of the agreement, North Valley shareholders will receive 0.9433 shares of TriCo per North Valley share.    

Our investigation concerns whether the North Valley 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 North Valley 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 I. 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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