NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of BRE Properties, Inc. ("BRE" or the "Company") (NYSE: BRE) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Essex Property Trust Inc. ("Essex").
On December 19, 2013, BRE disclosed that it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Essex. Under the terms of the offer, BRE shareholders will receive 0.2971 shares of Essex and $12.33 per share in cash, or approximately $56.21, for each BRE share.
Our investigation concerns whether the BRE board of directors is fulfilling its fiduciary duties, maximizing the value of the Company, disclosing all material benefits and costs, and obtaining full and fair consideration for Company shareholders.
If you own BRE shares and wish to discuss this matter with us, or have any questions concerning your rights and interests with regard to this matter, please contact:
Benjamin I. Sachs-Michaels, Esq.
Robert I. Harwood, Esq.
Harwood Feffer LLP
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New York, New York 10022
Phone Numbers: (877) 935-7400
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