Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of CapitalSource Inc. (“CapitalSource” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CSE) related to the proposed acquisition of the Company by PacWest Bancorp (“PacWest”) (NASDAQ: PACW). Under the terms of the transaction, CapitalSource shareholders will receive $2.47 in cash and 0.2837 shares of PacWest common stock in exchange for each share of CapitalSource, valuing the transaction at approximately $2.29 billion.

The investigation concerns whether the CapitalSource Board of Directors violated its fiduciary duties by agreeing to this transaction and whether the proposed consideration adequately values CapitalSource common shares.

If you are a CapitalSource shareholder and wish to obtain additional information, please contact J. Brandon Walker, Esq. by email at, by telephone at (212) 699-1145 or (888) 529-4787, or by filling out this contact form.

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