The securities litigation firm of Brower Piven, A Professional
Corporation, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of
fiduciary duty to current shareholders of BEAM INC. ("BEAM" or the
"Company") (NYSE: BEAM) and other violations of state law by the board
of directors of BEAM relating to the proposed buyout of the Company by
Suntory Holdings Limited. The firm's investigation seeks to determine,
among other things, whether the board of directors of BEAM breched
their fiduciary duties by failing to maximize shareholder value.
According to the press release announcing the proposed buyout, BEAM
shareholders will receive $83.50 per share in cash for each share of
BEAM common stock they own.
If you currently own common stock of BEAM and would like to learn more
about the investigation being conducted by Brower Piven, you may email
or call Brower Piven, who will, without obligation or cost to you,
attempt to answer your questions. You may contact Brower Piven by email
by calling (410) 415-6616, or at Brower Piven, A Professional
Corporation, 1925 Old Valley Road, Stevenson, Maryland 21153. Attorneys
at Brower Piven have combined experience litigating securities and other
class action cases of over 60 years.
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