Chancery Achieves Fair Value by Blending Three ‘Imperfect Techniques’

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In re DFC Global Corp.
2016 Del. Ch. LEXIS 103
July 8, 2016
US
State Court
Delaware
Court of Chancery of Delaware
Kevin F. Dages (petitioners); Daniel Beaulne (respondent)
Bouchard

Summary

Court says uncertainty about company’s future performance and viability limits reliability of values derived from DCF and multiples-based comparable company analyses as well as deal price; court blends three “imperfect techniques” to determine fair value.

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Chancery Achieves Fair Value by Blending Three ‘Imperfect Techniques’

Court says uncertainty about company’s future performance and viability limits reliability of values derived from DCF and multiples-based comparable company analyses as well as deal price; court blends three “imperfect techniques” to determine fair value.