NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of Emeritus Corp. ("Emeritus" or "the Company") (NYSE:ESC) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Brookdale Senior Living Inc. ("Brookdale") (NYSE:BKD). A complaint was filed in Washington state court.
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Under the terms of the transaction, Emeritus shareholders will receive 0.95 shares of Brookdale common stock for each share of Emeritus stock they own. The deal has a total approximate value of $2.8 billion, including the assumption of debt. The claims concern whether the Emeritus Board breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether Brookdale is underpaying for Emeritus shares.
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