NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nadeem Faruqi, founding partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Western Refining, Inc. ("Western Refining" or the "Company") (NYSE:WNR) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to Tesoro Corp. for approximately $4.1 billion.
The Company's stockholders will only receive 0.4350 Tesoro Corp. shares for each share they own, approximately $37.65 in cash according to Tesoro Corp.'s closing price on November 17, 2016. However, the offer is below the 52-week high price of $42.80 per share.
The investigation focuses on whether Western Refining's Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company's stockholders by failing to conduct a fair sales process and whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of Western Refining's shareholders.
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Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is working together in this investigation with Juan E. Monteverde from Monteverde & Associates PC.
If you own common stock in Western Refining and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/WNR or contact Nadeem Faruqi, Esq. either via e-mail at [email protected] or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330. You may also contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via email at [email protected] or by telephone at (212) 971-1341.
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