NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. ("Home Federal" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:HOME) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law against the board of directors of the Company in connection with the sale of the Company to Banner Corporation (Nasdaq:BANR). A complaint was filed in Maryland state court.
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Under the terms of the transaction, Home Federal shareholders and option holders will receive $87.6 million in cash and Home stockholders will receive 2,904,000 shares of Banner common stock. The transaction has a total approximate value of $197 million. The claims concern whether the Home Federal Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether Banner Corporation is underpaying for Home Federal shares.
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CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Joseph Levi, Esq. Eduard Korsinsky, Esq. 30 Broad Street - 24th Floor New York, NY 10004 Tel: (212) 363-7500 Toll Free: (877) 363-5972 Fax: (212) 363-7171 www.zlk.comSource:Levi & Korsinsky, LLP