CSX v. TCI et al.
Counsel for CSX Corporation retained Cornerstone Research and Professor Marti Subrahmanyam of New York University to analyze The Children’s Investment Fund’s (TCI’s) effective ownership in CSX at different points in…
Air Communications & Satellite, Inc. v. EchoStar Satellite Corp.
In 2007, Echostar Communications Corp. (the Parent) decided to spin off some of its satellite assets to Echostar Corp. and change its name to DISH Network Corp (DISH).
David Goldkrantz v. Merv Griffin et al.
Defense counsel retained Cornerstone Research and Professor William Silber of New York University after shareholders sued Griffin Gaming & Entertainment (GGE) over its merger with Sun International Hotels Limited (Sun).
In a case involving derivative contracts issued by a firm in an acquisition, attorneys retained Cornerstone Research and Professor William Silber of New York University.
“Fair Value” Appraisal of Minority Shares Held by Hedge Fund
Cornerstone Research was retained by counsel representing hedge fund minority shareholders of an electronic brokerage company.
Analysis of Material Adverse Change
Counsel for the independent directors of a target company’s board retained Cornerstone Research and Glenn Yago of the Milken Institute in connection with a notification by an acquirer that it…
High-Profile Merger in Media and Entertainment Industry
In a high-profile case, Cornerstone Research and two of its affiliated experts were retained to evaluate a fairness opinion relied upon by the board of a media and entertainment company.
Large Technology Merger
The target company’s shareholders sued to stop one of the largest acquisitions in the technology sector of the late 2000s.
Privatization of a Mexican Bank
Minority public shareholders of a Mexican bank sued a Canadian bank that bought them out at an allegedly low price.
Ramsey et al. v. Western Wireless Corp. et al.
The minority partners sued Western for breach of the partnership agreements, alleging that Western improperly pledged partnership assets to finance activities that did not benefit the partnerships.
Sovereign Bancorp Inc. Shareholders Litigation
The class action lawsuit on behalf of Sovereign Bancorp Inc. (Sovereign) shareholders was intended to prevent the shareholder vote on a 2008 proposal by Banco Santander, S.A. (Santander) to acquire…
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