NEW YORK, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Talen Energy Corp. ("TLN" or the "Company") in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by Riverstone Holdings LLC ("Riverstone"). On June 2, 2016, the Company announced it had reached a definitive agreement for Riverstone to acquire all outstanding shares of TLN in a transaction valued at approximately $5.2 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, TLN shareholders will receive $14.00 in cash for each TLN share they own.
WeissLaw is investigating whether TLN's Board acted to maximize shareholder value prior to entering into the agreement. Notably, at least one analyst set a target price of $15.00 per share. Additionally, the offer price is significantly lower than the Company's 52-week high of $20.25.
Given these facts, WeissLaw is investigating whether TLN's Board acted in the best interests of TLN's public shareholders to maximize shareholder value prior to entering into the agreement. If you own TLN shares and would like more information about your rights or our investigation, or if you have information to share with us, please contact Joshua Rubin by telephone at (888) 593-4771 or by email at email@example.com.
WeissLaw LLP has litigated hundreds of stockholder class and derivative actions for violations of corporate and fiduciary duties. We have recovered over a billion dollars for defrauded clients and obtained important corporate governance relief in many of these cases. If you have information or would like legal advice concerning possible corporate wrongdoing (including insider trading, waste of corporate assets, accounting fraud, or materially misleading information), consumer fraud (including false advertising, defective products, or other deceptive business practices), or anti-trust violations, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the form on our website, http://www.weisslawllp.com/contact/report_fraud/.
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