DirecTV Shareholder Alert: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe And Powers Taylor LLP Investigate Acquisition By AT&T

Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor LLP are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of DirecTV (NasdaqGS: DTV) related to the acquisition by AT&T for shareholders. The transaction is valued at approximately $67.1 billion, including the assumption of DirecTV’s net debt. Under the terms of the transaction, DirecTV shareholders will receive a combination of cash and stock for a total consideration of $95 per DirecTV share owned, well below at least one analyst’s estimated value of $100 per share.

If you are an affected investor, and you want to learn more about the lawsuit or join the action, contact Willie Briscoe at The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC, (214) 239-4568, or via email at, or Patrick Powers at Powers Taylor LLP, toll free (877) 728-9607, via e-mail at There is no cost or fee to you.

The DirecTV investigation centers on whether DirecTV’s Board of Directors is acting in the shareholders’ best interests, whether the board is properly considering the proposed price for the shareholders, and whether the board has employed an adequate process to review and act on the proposed transaction. Notably, at least one analyst with Yahoo! Finance estimates the true inherent value of DirecTV could be as high as $100 per share.

The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC is a full service business litigation and shareholder rights advocacy firm with more than 20 years of experience in complex litigation and transactional matters.

Powers Taylor LLP is a boutique litigation law firm that handles a variety of complex business litigation matters, including claims of investor and stockholder fraud, shareholder oppression, shareholder derivative suits, and security class actions.

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