Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of SWS Group, Inc. (“SWS” or the “Company”) (NYSE:SWS) related to the receipt of a proposal to be acquired by Hilltop Holdings Inc. (“Hilltop”) (NYSE:HTH). Under the terms of the buyout proposal, SWS stockholders would receive $7.00 per share of SWS owned to be paid half in cash and half in Hilltop common stock.

The investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duties by the SWS Board of Directors in its process for considering the proposed acquisition, including whether SWS is acting in the best interest of its stockholders, and whether the proposed consideration adequately values the Company’s common stock.

If you are an SWS stockholder and wish to obtain additional information, please contact J. Brandon Walker, Esq. by email at bwalker@kmllp.com, by telephone at (212) 699-1145 or (888) 529-4787, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.

Kirby McInerney LLP is a New York-based law firm concentrating in securities, shareholder, whistleblower, antitrust and consumer litigation. For additional information, please go to www.kmllp.com.

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