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…
Two-Step Merger in Banking Industry
During mediation, counsel for the acquirer retained Cornerstone Research and Professor Christopher James of the University of Florida to analyze this complex two-step transaction.
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…
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