Valuation Effect of Losing a Large Customer Contract
In an acquisition in the heavy manufacturing sector, the purchaser sued the seller seeking rescission damages.
In re John Q. Hammons Hotels Inc. Shareholder Litigation
Defense counsel retained Cornerstone Research to conduct valuation analyses in this merger and acquisition transaction dispute.
Insider trading litigation remains a significant issue for public companies and their executives, board members, and other company insiders.
In re Domin-8 Enterprise Solutions Inc.
Cornerstone Research and Professor David Stowell of Northwestern University were retained by counsel for RealPage and performed valuation analyses related to a competitive acquisition of the assets of Domin-8, a…
Asbestos Workers Philadelphia Pension Fund v. Merix Corp.
In a merger of Merix Corporation (Merix) and Viasystems Group, Inc., two of Merix’s shareholders sued for a preliminary injunction claiming that the merger consideration was too low and that…
Alex Tse et al. v. Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., et al.
Counsel for the defense retained Cornerstone Research and Professor Michael Gibbons of the Wharton School in this securities fraud lawsuit.
AST Research Securities Litigation
In this Rule 10b-5 securities suit brought against AST Research, a leading PC manufacturer, the plaintiffs alleged that AST’s management had manipulated various aspects of the accounting treatment of its…
Merger of Health Insurance Providers
Cornerstone Research worked with counsel for a large health insurance provider that had completed an acquisition of another health insurer.
St. Clair Combs et al. v. Case et al.
Counsel for Grove Farm, a privately held company in Hawaii, retained Cornerstone Research and Professor Michael Klausner of Stanford University to examine the actions of its board in two lawsuits…
Consulting and Noncompete Contract
Cornerstone Research worked with a finance professor to assess allegations associated with a consulting and noncompete contract granted to the CEO of a firm being acquired via a tender offer.
IBP Inc. v. Tyson Foods
Tyson Foods (Tyson), the nation’s largest chicken processor, broke off its agreement to acquire IBP, the nation’s largest meatpacking firm, and IBP subsequently filed a breach of contract suit.
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