Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of Best Buy Co., Inc. (“Best Buy” or the “Company”) (NYSE: BBY) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company’s receipt of a proposal to be taken private by the former Chairman and Founder of Best Buy, Richard Schulze, in a transaction valued at approximately $8.84 billion.
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Under the terms of the proposal, public shareholders of Best Buy will receive $24.00 to $26.00 per share in cash for each share of Best Buy they own.
The investigation concerns the Company’s board of directors’ process for consideration of the proposed transaction, whether Best Buy is acting in its shareholders’ best interests and whether the proposed consideration to be paid to Best Buy’s shareholders would be fair and adequate. According to Yahoo! Finance, at least one analyst has set a price target of $36.00 for the Company’s shares.If you own the common stock of Best Buy and purchased your shares before August 6, 2012, if you have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or if you wish to discuss these matters or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Peter Allocco at Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., 825 East Gate Boulevard, Suite 300, Garden City, New York 11530 toll free at (888) 969-4242, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or at: http://www.rigrodskylong.com/investigations/best-buy-co-inc-bby. Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., with offices in Wilmington, Delaware and Garden City, New York, regularly prosecutes securities class, derivative and direct actions, shareholder rights litigation and corporate governance litigation, on behalf of shareholders in states and federal courts throughout the United States. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.