Bull & Lifshitz, LLP announces an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed acquisition of Conexant Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNXT - News) (referred to as "Conexant" or the “Company”) by Standard Microsystems Corporation (“SMSC”) in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $284 million including the assumption of Conexant’s net debt.
Under the terms of the agreement, Conexant stockholders will receive approximately $2.25 per share consisting of $1.125 in cash and a fraction of a share of SMSC common stock equal to $1.125 divided by the volume weighted average price of SMSC common stock for the 20 trading days ending on the second trading day prior to closing, but in no event more than 0.04264 nor less than 0.03489 shares of SMSC common stock. The total cash consideration to be paid in the transaction is approximately $98 million and the total number of shares of SMSC common stock to be issued is approximately 2.9 to 3.6 million.
Bull & Lifshitz, LLP's investigation is focused on whether the proposed deal provides adequate value to the Company’s shareholders. If you are a holder of Conexant stock and want to discuss your legal rights, you may e-mail or call Bull & Lifshitz, LLP who will, without obligation or cost to you, attempt to answer your questions.
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