Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Is Seeking More Cash For The Shareholders Of KBW, Inc. (KBW)
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of KBW, Inc. (“KBW” or the “Company”) (NYSE: KBW) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with their conduct related to the sale of the Company to Stifel Financial Corp. (“Stifel”) (NYSE: SF) in a cash-and-stock deal valued at approximately $575 million. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, KBW shareholders will receive $17.50 per share, comprised of $10 per share in cash and $7.50 per share in Stifel common stock, while according to Yahoo! Finance, at least one financial analyst has set a price target of $22 for KBW.
The investigation focuses on whether KBW’s Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company’s stockholders by failing to conduct an adequate and fair sales process prior to agreeing to this proposed transaction, whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of KBW’s shareholders.
If you own common stock in KBW and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330.