Delware Chancery Prefers Use of Merger Price to Determine Fair Value

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Huff Fund Investment Partnership v. CKx, Inc. (I)
2013 Del. Ch. LEXIS 262
October 31, 2013
US
State Court
Delaware
Court of Chancery
Robert Reilly (petitioners); Jeffrey Cohen (respondent)
Glasscock

Summary

In statutory appraisal action, Chancery finds experts’ comparable analyses and DCF analyses are unreliable techniques with which to determine the target’s fair value; instead, the court opts to adopt the merger price, which it says resulted from a sales p ...

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Huff Fund Investment Partnership v. CKx, Inc. (I)

In statutory appraisal action, Chancery finds experts’ comparable analyses and DCF analyses are unreliable techniques with which to determine the target’s fair value; instead, the court opts to adopt the merger price, which it says resulted from a sales p ...