NEW YORK, May 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a national securities firm headquartered at the Empire State Building in New York City, is investigating Assertio Therapeutics, Inc. ("Assertio Therapeutics" or the "Company") (NasdaqGS: ASRT) relating to the creation of a combined company between the Company and Zyla Life Sciences. Under the terms of the agreement, Assertio Therapeutics will issue 2.5 shares to each Zyla stockholder. Assertio Therapeutics stockholders will own 68% and Zyla stockholders will own 32% of the combined company.
The investigation focuses on whether Assertio Therapeutics and its Board of Directors violated securities laws and/or breached their fiduciary duties to the Company by 1) failing to conduct a fair process and 2) whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company.
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