NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Westway Group, Inc. ("Westway" or the "Company") (NasdaqCM: WWAY) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to an affiliate of EQT Infrastructure II.
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Under the terms of the transaction, Westway shareholders will receive $6.70 for each share of Westway stock they own. The transaction has a total approximate value of $419 million. Westway has also agreed to sell its liquid feed supplement business and certain storage terminals to an affiliate of ED&F Man Holdings Limited for approximately $115 million. The investigation concerns whether the Westway Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether EQT Infrastructure II is underpaying for Westway shares, thus unlawfully harming Westway stockholders. In particular, Westway stock has traded above the offer price as recently as September 19, 2012.
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