NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of WMS Industries Inc. ("WMS" or the "Company") (NYSE: WMS) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Scientific Games Corp. ("SGC") in a transaction valued at approximately $1.5 billion.
On January 31, 2013, WMS announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which the Company will be acquired by SGC. Under the terms of the agreement, WMS shareholders will receive $26.00 for each share of WMS owned.
Our investigation concerns whether the WMS 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 WMS 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
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New York, New York 10022
Phone Numbers: (877) 935-7400
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