Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation Of CapitalSource, Inc. Buyout

The law firm of Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of CapitalSource, Inc. (NYSE: CSE) (“CapitalSource” or “the Company”), concerning the Company’s proposed acquisition by PacWest Bancorp. (NASDAQ: PACW) (“PacWest”). Under the terms of the merger agreement, CapitalSource shareholders will receive $2.47 in cash and 0.2837 shares of PacWest common stock for each share of CapitalSource common stock they own. The total deal is valued at approximately $2.3 billion.

The investigation is focused on the potential unfairness of the consideration to shareholders, the process by which CapitalSource’s Board of Directors considered the transaction, and potential conflicts of interest among the Company’s Board members.

If you are interested in discussing your rights as a CapitalSource shareholder, or have information relating to this investigation, please contact Finkelstein Thompson’s Washington, DC offices at (202)-337-8000 or by email at contact@finkelsteinthompson.com.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP has spent over three decades delivering outstanding representation to institutional and individual clients in financial litigation, and has been appointed as lead or co-counsel in dozens of shareholder class actions. Indeed, the firm has served in leadership roles in cases that have recovered over $1 billion for investors and consumers.

To learn more about Finkelstein Thompson LLP, please visit our website at www.finkelsteinthompson.com. Attorney advising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

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