SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz LLP Investigates Claims That the Merger May Not Be in the Best Interest of Investors of Crown Media Holding, Inc. - CRWN

Mar 10, 2016, 11:40 ET from Pomerantz LLP

NEW YORK, March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Crown Media Holding, Inc. ("Crown Media" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:   CRWN) (ISIN: US2284111042) (CUSIP: 228411104) concerning the proposed acquisition of Crown Media by Hallmark Cards, Inc..

Crown Media shareholders seeking more information about this acquisition are advised to contact Robert Willoughby at or 212-661-1100 or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.

The investigation concerns whether the Crown Media directors are breaching their fiduciary duties by failing to adequately maximize shareholder value. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, Crown Media shareholders will be entitled to receive $5.05 in cash for each share of Crown Media common stock. 

However, the Book Value, EBITDA, and EBIT multiples are below the averages of comparable transactions, according to a Bloomberg analysis.  

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Robert Willoughby
Pomerantz LLP
212-661-1100 ext. 9980


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