NEW YORK, June 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Omthera" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:OMTH) 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 AstraZeneca Plc (NYSE:AZN). A complaint was filed in Delaware state court.
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Under the terms of the transaction, Omthera shareholders will receive $12.70 for each share of Omthera stock they own. In addition, Omthera shareholders will receive approximately $4.70 in contingent value rights if certain benchmarks are met. Including the contingent rights, the transaction has a total approximate value of $443 million. The claims concern whether the Omthera Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into the transaction, whether AstraZeneca is underpaying for Omthera stock, thus unlawfully harming Omthera shareholders.
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