NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of The Connecticut Bank and Trust Company ("CBT" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CTBC) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BHLB). Under the terms of the transaction, CBT shareholders may elect to receive either 0.3810 Berkshire shares or $8.25 in cash per CBT share they own. The transaction is valued at $7.90 per CBT share, and has a total transaction value of approximately $30 million.
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The investigation concerns whether the CBT Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to CBT stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. is underpaying for CBT shares, thus unlawfully harming CBT stockholders.
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