NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of Beam, Inc. ("Beam, Inc." or "the Company") (NYSE:BEAM) 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 Suntory Holdings Ltd. A complaint was filed in Illinois state court.
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Under the terms of the transaction, Beam shareholders will receive $83.50 for each share of Beam stock they own. The transaction has a total approximate value of $16 billion, including the assumption of debt. The claims concern whether the Beam Board breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether Suntory Holdings Ltd. is underpaying for Beam 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: (866) 367-6510 www.zlk.comSource:Levi & Korsinsky, LLP