SAN DIEGO, June 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights law firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Higher One Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ONE) breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the proposed sale of the Company to an affiliate of Blackboard Inc.
Higher One provides technology-based payment processing and refund disbursement services to higher education institutions and their students in the United States.
On June 30, 2016, Higher One announced it had signed a definitive merger agreement with Blackboard. Under the terms of the agreement, Blackboard will pay $5.15 per share in cash for each share of Higher One common stock.
The investigation concerns whether the Higher One board failed to satisfy their duties to the Company shareholders, including whether the board adequately pursued alternatives to the acquisition and whether the board obtained the best price possible for Higher One shares of common stock. Nationally recognized Johnson & Weaver is investigating whether the proposed deal price represents adequate consideration; especially given that the price target for one Wall Street analyst is $5.50.
If you are a shareholder of Higher One and believe the proposed buyout price is too low or you're interested in learning more about the investigation or your legal rights and remedies, please contact lead analyst Jim Baker (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 619-814-4471. If emailing, please include a phone number where you can be reached.
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