NEW YORK, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Thoratec Corporation ("Thoratec" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: THOR) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by SJM International, Inc. and St. Jude Medical, Inc. (collectively, "St. Jude") (NYSE: STJ).
Under the terms of the offer, St. Jude would acquire Thoratec in a transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billion. Pursuant to the deal, Thoratec stockholders would receive $63.50 in cash per share owned.
Our investigation concerns whether the Thoratec 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 stockholders.
If you own Thoratec 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
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