Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Virginia Commerce Bancorp Inc.

Jan 30, 2013, 13:38 ET from Harwood Feffer LLP

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Virginia Commerce Bancorp Inc. ("VCBI" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: VCBI) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by United Bankshares, Inc. ("United Bankshares") in a transaction valued at approximately $490 million.    

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On January 30, 2013, VCBI announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which the Company will be acquired by United Bankshares.  Under the terms of the agreement, VCBI shareholders will receive 0.5442 shares of United Bankshares for each share of VCBI owned, or approximately $14.00

Our investigation concerns whether the VCBI 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 VCBI 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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