NEW YORK, April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized stockholder rights law firm, has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Cadence Bancorporation (NYSE: CADE) breached their fiduciary duties or violated the federal securities laws in connection with the company’s acquisition by BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE: BXS).
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On April 12, 2021, Cadence announced that it had signed an agreement to be acquired by BancorpSouth in an all-stock merger. Pursuant to the merger agreement, Cadence stockholders will receive 0.70 shares of BancorpSouth common stock plus a special dividend of $1.25 for each share of Cadence common stock owned. The deal is scheduled to close in the fourth quarter of 2021.
Bragar Eagel & Squire is concerned that Cadence’s board of directors oversaw an unfair process and ultimately agreed to an inadequate merger agreement. Accordingly, the firm is investigating all relevant aspects of the deal and is committed to securing the best result possible for Cadence’s stockholders.
If you own shares of Cadence and are concerned about the proposed merger, or you are interested in learning more about the investigation or your legal rights and remedies, please contact Melissa Fortunato or Alexandra Raymond by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at (646) 860-9157, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.
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