NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors of McAfee Corp. ("McAfee" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MCFE), in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by an investor group led by Advent International Corporation and Permira Advisers LLC, Crosspoint Capital Partners, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, GIC Private Limited, and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. Under the terms of the merger agreement, the Company's shareholders will receive $26.00 per share in cash for each share of McAfee common stock that they hold. The all-cash transaction is valued at over $14 billion.
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WeissLaw LLP is investigating whether (i) McAfee 's board of directors acted in the best interests of Company shareholders in agreeing to the proposed transaction, (ii) the $26.00 per-share merger consideration adequately compensates McAfee 's shareholders, and (iii) all information regarding the sales process and valuation of the transaction will be fully and fairly disclosed. Notably, the merger consideration is below the $28.50 median price target set by analysts following the Company and at least one analyst set a price target for the Company of $32 per share, $6.00 above the per-share merger consideration.
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