NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of First Financial Holdings, Inc. ("First Financial" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: FFCH) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to SCBT Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: SCBT).
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Under the terms of the transaction, First Financial shareholders will receive 0.4237 of a SCBT common share for each share of First Financial stock they own, representing a value of approximately $18.30 per share. The investigation concerns whether the First Financial Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction. Five First Financial Board Members will join the board of SCBT Financial with First Financial CEO R. Wayne Hall will be named president of the company.
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