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Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Dow Jones: A Takeover Premium for the Bancrofts?

There has been a fair bit of comment on the Blogs about whether the Bancrofts could have actually received a premium for their voting shares under Delaware law (A:  a complicated yes, except in exigent circumstances and possibly subject to review for entire fairness).  For those interested, see the following posts which offer a more complete analysis of the issue:

Can Controlling Shareholders Demand More to Sell Their Shares?  on the Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Paying a Premium for Supermajority Voting Shares on Professor Bainbridge's Professor Bainbridge.com

The DJ Deal, the control premium and Conrad Black on Professor Larry Ribstein's Ideoblog

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/2007/08/dow-jones-a-tak.html

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