Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A. Announces Investigation of SWS Group, Inc.

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MIAMI, April 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The securities law firm Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A. is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of SWS Group, Inc. ("SWS" or the "Company") regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties related to the SWS's proposed merger with the Company's largest shareholder, Hilltop Holdings Inc. ("Hilltop"). On March 31, 2014, SWS announced that its board of directors had agreed to sell the Company to Hilltop for a mixture of cash and Hilltop stock worth approximately $7.88 per share.

Our investigation concerns whether SWS's board of directors improperly favored Hilltop's interests at the expense of the Company's minority stockholders.

If you own SWS common stock and purchased your shares before March 31, 2014 please contact Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A. attorney Jeffrey B. Kaplan at (888) 578-6255, (305) 374-1920, or jkaplan@dkrpa.com.

Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A. is a national firm with offices in Miami, West Palm Beach, Los Angeles, and New York. DKR represents investors throughout the United States in the prosecution of financial fraud and securities-related disputes.

CONTACT: Jeffrey B. Kaplan, Esquire 2665 S. Bayshore Drive Penthouse 2B Miami, Florida 33133 (888) 578-6255 jkaplan@dkrpa.com URL http://www.dkrpa.com

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